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Luxury Handbags Are A Better Investment Than The Stock Market, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

Save that buyer's remorse for your new car -- that $15,000 Hermes Birkin handbag is a solid investment, a new study finds. Over the last 35 years, the...

Why Are We Slaves to Fashion?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Alligator Takes A Big Bite Out Of $100,000 Crocodile Birkin Bag

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.15.2014 | Style

Beauty hurts, but this fashion stunt bites. And somehow, we have a feeling PETA is not going to be happy with this fashion risk. As if setting...

Khloe Kardashian Is Clearly The Trendsetter In The Family

Posted 10.12.2013 | Style

With fall in full swing, it's officially time to put away our sundresses and bring out the chunky knits. With the new season upon us, it's easy to cra...

The Great Fashion Knockoff Debate

Maria Tettamanti | Posted 07.15.2013 | Miami
Maria Tettamanti

Which invariably begs the question: What qualities make the iconic Birkin the real deal Holyfield? I chat up Kirby on the heated topic and with 12 years of consignment business under belt -- she knows a thing or two about the knockoff industry and what makes the classic Birkin the so special.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... an "It" Bag

Edward M. Epstein | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Edward M. Epstein

I've never actually seen a Hermès Birkin bag. Most of what I know about these accessories, which I'm told go for as much as $150,000 each, is based on Mark Khaisman's colored packing tape mock-ups, now on view at Philadelphia's Pentimenti gallery.

How Long Does It Takes To Make An Hermès Shirt?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

"Nothing has changed in twenty years," a veteran shirtmaker at Hermès' Festival des Métiers (which translates to "Festival of Crafts") said through ...

QUIZ: What Year Was The Birkin Bag Invented? & More

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

Do you know which model was on the first season of MTV's "The City"? Or which fashion designer's first husband was an Italian Count? Take our quiz bel...

Which Country Is Most Obsessed With Handbags?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A girl's handbag is more than just an accessory. It's a sartorial companion and women search for them accordingly -- or, at least, British women do ac...

Which Country Is Most Obsessed With Handbags?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.07.2012 | Style

A girl's handbag is more than just an accessory. It's a sartorial companion and women search for them accordingly -- or, at least, British women do ac...

I'm Jealous Of My 11-Year-Old Dog Walker's Wardrobe

Anne Boas Christiansen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Anne Boas Christiansen

Well-dressed women are the norm here, but my new neighbors in particular have that certain je ne sais quoi which is just so Parisian. Their outfits are usually paired with perfectly matching manicured hands and feet -- they seem to excel at color coordination. Not to mention the "perfect" accessory. Never have I seen so many Birkin bags being proudly paraded around. On one of my first shopping excursions up to the rue de Passy, I counted at least eight in the first 10 minutes. (The Goyard canvas tote comes in at a close second place.) Their grooming is impeccable: Most women here always look like they recently stepped out from the hair salon. I just don't know where they find the time for all this, but they do.

Hermes Celebrates Huge Counterfeit Bag Bust

Posted 06.15.2012 | Style

'Real Housewife' Taylor Armstrong recently got busted for owning several fake Birkin bags --and now tons more faux-Hermès bags will be toast, thanks ...

A Crazy Person Paid $200,000 For This Bag

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.08.2011 | Style

Before today, the most expensive bag we could conceive of was The Backpack, made by the Olsen twins' line The Row. The Backpack rings in at $35,000 or...

Look Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Kourtney Kardashian. WHAT: The eldest Kardashian sister opted for a sleek black and white short-suit combo complete with metal collar tips. Kour...

The Face of Fashion

Boutique Week | Posted 06.05.2011 | Style
Boutique Week

Fashion is a conflicting art. On the surface it is unreasonable and bombastic. It is ten-inch McQueen stilettos and waitlists for Hermès Birkin bag...

New Year, New You: Know Thy Luxury Products

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

For 2011, bid adieu to fashion bungles and material mishaps by committing yourself to leveling your wallet only on garb that adheres the definition of "investment piece."

The Faithful Shopper: August Accessories

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Let's face it -- the right bag can change an entire outfit -- much more affordably than filling your closet with more new clothes (not that there's anything wrong with that, either.)

'Birkin' Yoga

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe

Even a yoga instructor such as myself knows of, and has fantasized about, the Hermes Birkin bag.

How To Buy A Birkin Bag

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You've all heard of the oh-so-elusive Hermes Birkin bag. Carried by A-List celebs everywhere and knocked off by Canal Street vendors on every corner, ...

Confessions of a "Nigerian Email Scam" Spammer

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

I first became aware of the fact that someone had hacked into my Hotmail account and used it to perpetrate a version of the "Nigerial Email Scam" when my mom called me.