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A Guide to Buying Your First Exotic Hermes Bag

First exotic Hermes bag

The time has come for you to purchase your first exotic Hermes bag! If you’re here, it’s because you’re doing your due diligence and finding out as much information on exotic Hermes bags as possible. So you’re in luck, because at Madison Avenue Couture we’re experts in Hermes handbags, including the much beloved exotics. Here are some things that you need to consider before purchasing your first exotic Hermes bag. Not even in your wildest dreams did you think you…

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How to Carry a Birkin vs. How to Carry a Kelly

How to carry a Birkin vs. How to carry a Kelly

When shopping for a new Hermes bag it’s important to take multiple elements into consideration. An often overlooked factor is how to carry a Birkin vs. how to carry a Kelly bag. Which one is more convenient for you and your lifestyle? Keep reading to find out which Hermes bag is right for you!…

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The History of Hermes Orange

History of Hermes Orange

Today Hermes orange is instantly recognized as a symbol of ultra luxury worldwide. Interestingly enough, Hermes didn’t always use this iconic color for his brand. Emile Maurice Hermes (1871-1951), Thierry Hermes’ grandson, initially chose beige to represent his family label. The boxes were imitation pigskin with a gold edge. A few years later the boxes became mustard with a brown edge, still in imitation pigskin. Hermes Orange Boxes are Introduced In pursuit of all things #Hèrmes! Our mascot Brooklyn is…

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Everything You Need to Know about the Hermes Twilly

Hermes Twily Scarf

The Hermes Twilly is an indispensable accessory for all Hermes lovers. The natural oils of your bag, mixed with lotions/perfumes and dirt you are bound to pick up once you leave your house, can leave your Hermes bag handles looking less than perfect after some wear. Twillys are a great way to not just protect your bags handles, but also showcase your personality and style. With countless beautiful designs, there’s bound to be one (or two, or hundreds!) that speak to…

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7 Hermes Bags Every Hermes Lover Should Know

Everyone knows and loves Hermes Birkin and Kelly bags, but there are many other Hermes bags worthy of the same love and admiration. Here are 7 bags every Hermes lover should get to know better.   Constance Instagram: @j_que_ Introduced in 1959, the  Hermes Constance is one of Hermes’ most sought-after style. The Constance can be worn on the shoulder, or crossbody. This sleek bag was named after the daughter of its designer, Catherine Chaillet. The Constance is instantly recognizable…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Hermès Date Stamps but Were Too Afraid to Ask

Hermès Date Stamp

Whether you’re an Hermès lover or looking to buy your first Hermès bag, you will have certainly heard of Hermès Date Stamps. We often get a lot of questions, and we’ve provided the some answers below. What are Hermès Date Stamps? Authentic Hermès handbags have a date stamp embedded into the leather that signify the year a handbag was manufactured. These are also called Blind Stamps or H Stamps. Why are Hermès Date Stamps important? Hermès Date Stamps are important…

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Hermès Exotic Skin Bags and Accessories

Hermès Exotic Skin Handbags

Hermès exotic skin handbags are worshipped by any Hermès lover and are virtually impossible to procure from an Hermès boutique. In recent years, Hermès has reserved their exotic handbags and accessories for their ultra VIP customers; those who have spent close to or above seven figures in store. This has created a scarcity of exotics, and we predict the price of these items in the secondary market will go up exponentially vs. the classic leather handbags. This is why many consider…

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How to Buy a Birkin for your Significant Other

How to buy a Birkin

Are thinking about how to buy a Birkin bag for your significant other but are overwhelmed with the options? Here are five steps to follow to find the perfect bag for that special someone in your life. 1. Consider whether or not it’s their first Birkin If you’re purchasing their first Birkin ever (lucky them!) your best best will be black. Black matches with everything in their wardrobe, and most women need a black handbag in their closet. 2. Consider…

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Your Complete Guide to Hermès Leathers and Skins

There are countless Hermès leathers, but there is only one Hermès. Below is a comprehensive guide of all the currently known leathers and skins. We will be updating seasonally as new Hermès leathers are introduced. We have separated this guide in three: 1. The Top 10 Most Popular Hermès Leathers, followed by 2. Hermès Exotic Skins and 3. Other Leathers. Madison Avenue Couture is your go-to destination for your authentic ultra-luxury items, including Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. The Top 10…

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE KELLY BAG; A CLASSIC ICON BY HERMÈS

The history of the Kelly bag is as iconic as the handbag itself. To understand more about the Kelly, it is important to understand about Hermès. This iconic French house started out making harnesses and saddles for horses. So it comes as no surprise that the first version of the Kelly bag was much larger and intended to hold saddles. This version was introduced in 1892 and was known as the Haut à Courroies. In the 1930s, a smaller version…

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