Hermes bags

An employee holds a then-$129,000 valued crocodile Hermes Birkin Bag for the press to see during a private opening for the new Hermes store on Wall Street in 2007.  (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Jane Birkin Wants Name Off Hermes Bag After Seeing Texas Croc Video

British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to take her name off the crocodile-skin versions of the iconic Birkin handbag, after seeing PETA video from a Texas reptile farm.

07/29/2015

This red Hermes handbag was auctioned for $203,150 in Dallas. (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Man Arrested In Texas For High-End, Six-Figure Purse Burglary

Maryland State Police say they’ve arrested a man wanted after the theft of eight purses worth $200,000 in Texas. Police say warrants issued in Texas charge the man with burglary and theft over $100,000.

01/16/2014