Hermes

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

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Luxury, Designer Handbags Up For Auction In Dallas

People from around the globe are selling their pricey designer purses through Heritage Auctions in Dallas for hundreds to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

CBS 11–12/04/2012

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

Red Hermes Handbag Auctioned For $203,150

Heritage Auctions announced that it has sold an Hermes Diamond Birkin handbag for $203,150 in bidding that ended on Tuesday.

12/07/2011