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The Biggest Trend For 2020: Tiny Bags

Mini Kelly Picnic

Today we’re talking about a big trend we’ve seen across the fashion industry, and more specifically, with Hermès. That big trend? Tiny bags!  Hermès has not shrunk bags to the comical size of the Valentino bag that Lizzo carried at the American Music Awards, but it has downsized several of its heritage bags in keeping with today’s tiny bag trends.  Hermès Mini Kelly Hermès Kelly bag is instantly iconic, so it’s no surprise that they crafted a chic mini version…

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How To Tell Your Hermès Bag Is Authentic

At Madison Avenue Couture we take the time and effort to rigorously authenticate each piece in our inventory, so you’ll never have to worry about purchasing a counterfeit bag with us. However, we know that our customers have been gifted Hermès Birkin and Kelly bags, and are often concerned about the authenticity of what they’ve been given – but of course you cannot ask the gifter! With that in mind, our experts have put together a list of tips on what…

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Why Is Hermès’ Himalaya Bag So Coveted?

Hermès’ holy grail bag is the Himalaya, and with one glance it’s easy to see why.      The Himalaya is, for many Hermès lovers, the ultimate bag to own.   They are unique, unrivaled in design and construction. They are a symbol of refinement and success, as only Hermès VIPs have access to them.  And they are highly collectible, increasing in value over time due to their rarity. Production of Himalaya bags have decreased as demand has increased. The Himalaya Birkin is…

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New Hermès Colors For Fall 2019/Winter 2020

A new season means new Hermès hues are in, and we’re loving the colors for Fall 2019/Winter 2020. Our experts have hand-curated a selection of the hottest hues, and we’re constantly adding new luxury options to our collection. We know these new colors will go fast, so read on to see what styles we’ll have in stock.    Vert Amande   One of the most popular new shades is Vert Amande, a soft hue that effortlessly blends green and gray,…

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A Brief History of the Birkin Bag; the Holy Grail Handbag

History of Birkin Bag

The history of the Birkin bag is one filled with legend and happenstance. By the time the Birkin bag had come along, Hermes was already established as a house of luxury, catering to their elite clients’ needs. The year was 1983. Jean-Louis Dumas was CEO of Hermes at the time had a chance encounter with It-Girl Jane Birkin. Keep reading to find out more! See: History of the Kelly Bag Who is Jane Birkin? Birkin and Gainsbourg Jane Birkin is…

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The Differences between Birkin and Kelly Bags

Birkin vs Kelly

The two most popular bags by Hermes, the Birkin and Kelly bag can look similar at first glance. However, there are a few differences between the two. Both the Birkin and the Kelly are made by hand and crafted by a single skilled artisan, taking anywhere between 18-24 hours to make.…

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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 Perfect Valentine’s Day Handbags

Valentines Day Bags

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of gifts for your loved one, or even for yourself! At Madison Avenue Couture we have curated the best and the most romantic luxury and ultra-luxury handbags, to make this Valentine’s Day your best one yet.…

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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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Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly: How to Choose the Right Hermès Bag for Your Personality

Hermes Birkin vs Kelly

When it comes to choosing an Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly, what type are you? What do you like better? Which one best describes you? We tend to lump people into distinct classifications. Whether it’s liberal or conservative, downtown or uptown, Jennifer Aniston or Angelina Jolie, these categorizations are a relatively clear way to distinguish personality types and show outsiders one’s Modus Operandi. In regards to Hermès, shoppers either fall under team Birkin or team Kelly. The Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly…

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