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The Holy Trinity Of Hermès Bags — Birkin, Kelly & Constance

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Buying Hermès bags is an important sartorial investment, but which style is perfect for you? Read on to learn what every Hermès collector needs to know about the “holy trinity” of Hermès bags.   Birkin   This legendary Hermès bag has, unsurprisingly, a legendary story behind it. In 1983, then creative director of  Hermès Jean-Louis Dumas and actress Jane Birkin were coincidentally seated next to each other on an international flight. During the flight, Birkin’s straw handbag toppled over and spilled her…

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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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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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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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