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Have You Ever Wondered Why Hermès Bags Are So Expensive?

There's a reason why the likes of Heart Evangelista, Marian Rivera, and Jinkee Pacquiao are obsessed with their Kellys and Birkins!
Have You Ever Wondered Why Hermès Bags Are So Expensive?
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There's a reason why the likes of Heart Evangelista, Marian Rivera, and Jinkee Pacquiao are obsessed with their Kellys and Birkins!

A status symbol of wealth and power since its founding in 1837, Hermès' bags remain as highly coveted today as the French brand's luxury leather equestrian goods were back then. It's undoubtedly a legacy thing. But still, heritage can't be the only reason behind those crazy price tags.

Imagine this scenario. You're aiming to get your hands on a Birkin, Kelly, or Constance's prized, supple handles, but just can't seem to justify dropping that much cash on a single piece. The burning question: Why, oh why, is Hermès so expensive?! Well, it has a lot to do with the uniqueness of each bag's leather (after all, no two crocs or pythons are exactly the same) and the generous usage of precious stones and metals.

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