Hermes is a French luxury goods manufacturer, most famous for its Birkin bags. It was named after singer/actress Jane Birkin and is often sported by celebrities. Borro takes a look at the top 5 most expensive Hermes handbags ever sold at auction.
Brighton Blue Porosus Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware: $113,525
This bright blue bag was sold for $113,525 by Heritage Auctions in 2011. It has Palladium hardware which is a very rare and lustrous silvery-white metal and adds value to bags like this.
Hermes Birkin: $203,150
This rouge Birkin bag is host to 18k white fold and diamond hardware, which is probably why it sold for so much at auction. At the Heritage Auctions in 2016, it sold for just over $200,000, to a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous.