Is there a handbag with a price of a luxury car or a large mortgage payment, but still in an extremely high demand and limited availability? Yes, it is Hermes Birkin, one of World’s Most Extravagant handbags. Sporting a birkin, you are not just having a bag with rare material, exquisite craftsmanship, and durable quality, more importantly, it makes a statement of your personal style and denotes social status.
It is truly the best of the best, second to none. Not surprisingly, it becomes a staple for fashion diva and celebrities and gets a lot of free advertising from them. There is a beautiful prominent figure who is often spotted with her fabulous Hermes Birkin. Correct, she is Victoria Beckham, an international style icon, fashion designer and also the owner of about 100 Birkin bags. Love her or not, she is the lady who understands fashion and presents herself in a fascinating style. She is quite aware of what is fit for her and what is not, so everything on her is just perfect. The way she wears Hermes Birkin bags has won plenty of admiration. Obviously, her talent can be taught. Here are some tips of how to choose and wear a birkin bag to complement your outfit and represent your personal style.
First of all, select the correct material for your birkin to suit different occasions. The quality of materials reflects the owner’s financial status and taste. Leather is always a wise choice, for it is classic and versatile; works with most outfits and goes with any situation. The most popular leather for birkin is Togo, a smooth textured calf leather. Taurillon Clemence which is made from baby bull is even softer and thicker than Togo. You can also choose buttery soft Chevre (goat skin) or smooth and sheen box. Birkin bags with exotic leathers such as alligator, crocodile and lizard are quite suitable for formal and grand occasions. If you want a casual and pretty look, you can try togo or ostrich Birkin with linen.
Secondly, choose the right sized Birkin to complement your figure. Remember, your bag should work with your size, not against it. If you are petite, go for 25cm or 30cm Birkin. If you are full-figured or tall, 35cm or 40cm Birkin would look best. Haut A Courries which is slightly taller with shorter straps is also called Birkin and very good for traveling use.
Thirdly, choose similar colored Birkin to match your outfit. There is an extensive range of colors for your Birkin bag. If you wear a lot of plain color clothes, Hermes classic colors such as black, orange, Blue Jean and dark gold are the best to match your outfit, or a two-tone colored Birkin would make you look cute and stylish. Greens, pink, fuchsia and Cyclamen are fresh in spring; rouge, red and orange looks gorgeous in autumn; blues, white and violet are popular in winter. Taupe, beige and grey are practical and can blend into more clothes.
Last but not least, always harmonize your Birkin with your outfit, shoes and accessories. If you have seen the photo of Victoria in fuchsia RM Moon dress with a stunning 35cm pink ostrich skin Hermes Birkin, you will get a better idea of what I mean. The pink bag and fuchsia dress match perfectly; the black sunglass has a similar shade with Balenciaga court shoes. Totally, she looks fantastically glamorous! Sometimes, your bag does not necessarily match your dress or shoes, but at least should blend into them. It is more sensible to make sure your bag and shoes are harmonious in style and mood. For example, if you wear sliver or white tone shoes, pair them with a Birkin bag with silver palladium hardware.