styleICON – Bringing Home the BIRKIN

birkin12Every fashion blogger is posting about Spring Style and every magazine is now showing it, but some things will remain in style all season long…like the Birkin.

Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson

For most of us unfortunately this luxury bag will remain inaccessible, but maybe that is part of the allure of having such an iconic bag.

It is not an “IT bag” it is “THE BAG.” Between the wait lists, the iconic namesake and its ladylike allure, the Birkin maintains as the bag to have.

The namesake: Jane Birkin  (born in 1946) is an English actress and singer who lives in France. Why is she carrying a basket? That must have been before Hermès   named it after her.
The namesake: Jane Birkin  (born in 1946) is an English actress and singer who lives in France. Why is she carrying a basket? That must have been before Hermès  named it after her.

Where did it originate?

As seen in Harper’s Bazaar  – Tracing the  Birkin Influence.

THE LIST:

 

The DIE HARD

Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckam

One of fashions chicest designers, Victoria Beckam has remained loyal to the bag style.

The Stylist

Rachel Zoe
Rachel Zoe

Rachel Zoe might possibly be credited with bringing the Birkin to modern heights.  She has an array of colorful bags.

Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez

The Star Power

It hardly gets more glam than Jennifer Lopez.

The Next

Rita Ora
Rita Ora

Generation

Leading the heritage bag an edge with trainers and a backwards hat, singer-songwriter and actress, Rita Ora is a next generation Birkin lover.

Kimye
Kimye

The Devottee

Kim Kardashian can hardly be seen without the bag (surprise?) – she collects them in many colors.

The Original

Gaga
Gaga

Lady Gaga’s birkin comes super-studded for that avant-garde style the songstress is synomymous with.

The Weekender

Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes
Ambrossia & Moss
Ambrosia & Moss

Katie Holmes garnered attention for her way over-

sized one version in bold red.

The Supers

The bag looks especially at home on the arms of Alessandra Ambrosia and Kate Moss

Nicole Richie
Nicole Richie

The Gym Bag

Nicole Richie carries hers even when she’s feeling sporty.

Street Style

A street style mainstay, the Birkin is the perfect finish for the expertly-styled.

on the streets
on the streets
Birkin Now
Birkin Now

THE BARKIN

NuNu
NuNu

A chic carryall for the new bitch on the block.  

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