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Buy a Hermes Birkin bag from the Store – How To Guide

on November 27th, 2012
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Hermes Black Togo 35cm Birkin Bag
You want to buy a Hermes Birkin bag at the store. Here is a how to guide on what you need to do. According to a poster on the Purseforum, here is what you need to do.

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Honestly the sa’s don’t know until the day before a delivery what is in the shipment, then they begin to allocate to VIP clients. Throughout my time in obtaining a very particular leather and HW combo I was taken to a fitting room and showed the birkins that arrived for the week! While being shown I can’t tell you the amount of times I heard people asking the SA for a birkin and the SA saying “sorry haven’t seen one in a while”, meanwhile I was two feet away viewing two or three options. It’s all a part of the game with Hermes. You need a relationship with an SA, not always one built on money and spending although that is the easiest way. With time if you get to know a SA and you build up a relationship that’s the key to getting what you want with out buying http://forum.purseblog.com/hermes-shopping/new-rule-no-kelly-or-birkin-walk-ins-763411-10.html#post23389470

To me that is quite a lot of work to do to possibly be offered the ability to buy a $9K to $11K Hermes Birkin bag. You could possibly be offered one in orange or green or yellow. A longtime SA told me at the Beverly Hills store that in her whole career she has only seen a white one twice. If you want a black one with palladium hardware you probably have to do what the person said in the threaded discussion on the Purseforum and stop by to say hello to your SA and then buy things all year round from Hermes.

Here is my issue with the strategy above:

1. You need a lot of time to visit the store regularly to just say hello to your SA. Most people work. Of course maybe if you want to buy an Hermes Birkin bag you will go daily at your lunch hour. If you do not work, do you want to spend so much time showing up at your local Hermes boutique just to ingratiate yourself to your SA in order to be given a chance to purchase a Hermes birkin bag?

2. What if your SA has a running list of VIP clients based on how much they spend with her or him yearly and you are not on the top of that list. There are people who buy and own the $185K crocodile diamond  Hermes birkin bags, you are competing with that group of people. Will you take the risk and invest your time and money to TRY to have a CHANCE to get offered an Hermes birkin bag in some random color and random size that they will have available the week they call you? According to the SA at my local store, she said that there is also a leather shortage right now and the older craftsmen are still trying to train younger apprentices to take their places when they retire so there is also a shortage of people who can craft a Hermes birkin bag.

3. I also read online that people often do not want to lose their good relationship with their SA so they will show up when they are called in to purchase a Hermes birkin and they will buy the bag even if it is not the size or color they wanted. Then they turn around and sell their bag on Ebay or to a consignment store and wait again for that call from the SA with another bag in another color combination and size.

4. There have also been rumors from friends of mine that their SA told them that if they bought a watch from Hermes that they would be guaranteed a Hermes birkin bag and they will be called. That just seems so specific I am wondering if there was a commission bonus structure for SAs that month to sell more watches and the SA who sold the most got a bonus for being the top salesperson.

5. Previous to the new policy where Hermes took their Hermes birkin bags off the sales floor, I have seen at least 3 Hermes birkins in my local store during the times I popped into my local store. Having gone to the Hermes store maybe 12 times in the last 7 years, I saw an orange 35cm  Hermes birkin, a blue 30cm Hermes birkin, and an exotic skin 35cm Hermes birkin that was $48,000. And they sold them every day when they put them out. Why would they want to keep them off the floor now? Their best customers probably have a Hermes birkin bag or four already, why not give someone else a chance to buy one like a Hermes newbie? I first bought my Hermes birkin 30cm when I walked in randomly one day 7 years ago (before the Hermes birkin was $10K) during only the second time I had ever been in any Hermes boutique store. It seems to me that the old policy of putting one out a day as they came in was a better policy than telling people that they need to shop around the store and buy and become regulars before they can buy a $10,000 bag. I mean it is definitely a good sales strategy to sell more Hermes products and the SAs can make more commission, but I don’t think it helps with getting more new customers if they know they have to invest in at least a couple thousand dollars in order to be given the opportunity to buy a Hermes birkin bag.

Anyhow, these are just my thoughts. If you want a Hermes birkin bag right now in the specific color and size you want – you may want to check reputable consignment stores like Portero.com now because they have quite a nice selection at the moment. And without running by your local Hermes boutique daily, you can buy one right off of the internet from Portero.com and have it shipped to your house. Just a thought.

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Chanel Classic Flap Bags Sale Cyber Monday

on November 24th, 2012
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Get the Chanel classic flap bag of your dreams this holiday season. For Black Friday and Cyber Monday get a gift card up to $125 for purchases of Chanel classic flap bags, Hermes birkin bags, Cartier love bracelets and Louis Vuitton bags. Check out all the great Cyber Monday bags and jewelry now at Portero.com.

When you spend $500 to $999 you will get a $25 gift card for future purchases. You can get up to $125 gift card when you spend $2500 or more.

See the Chanel mini flap bag that is sold out in stores on Portero.com now.

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Hermes Birkin bag BARENIA FOR SALE

on October 25th, 2012
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If you have ever heard about the highly coveted holy grail of bags – The Hermes Birkin bag in the all natural barenia saddle leather – you have probably heard how hard it is to find.

You may also have heard that it is for the person who really likes their bags to age. You may have seen the bag in movies and sold on sites for $14,000, but never in person. I found recently at a more reasonable price for those of you who have been searching for this bag.

Fashionphile recently got one in. It has been previously loved however a Hermes barenia birkin bag is supposed to be used and given the ability to age like saddle leather. It usually darkens in patina, but is a very tough leather. So it will never break or crack and it gives it tons of character.

Hermes sales associates often discourage taking the Hermes birkin bag in the barenia leather to the Hermes spa because it is supposed to wear with character.

So for those of you who want a NEW looking bag this is not the one for you. For those of you who love the look of a great pair of distressed boots and want your bag to have that same type of character then the barenia is the right leather for you. I happen to love it.

These bags are usually hard to find and this one is priced under the retail price of a Hermes birkin bag in the 35cm size. Last I checked the 30cm size of the Hermes birkin bag was going for $8950 before their price increase. I think it is closer to $9500 for the 30cm now. Not only is a Hermes birkin bag but it is a barenia bag.

Hermes Barenia Birkin bag from Fashionphile.com for $8,950.

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Rachel Zoe Nation LTD top in the Mississippi snake print

on May 11th, 2010
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Rachel Zoe was seen on May 6, 2010 in New York City looking chic with her Hermès 35cm Olive Green Birkin Bag, Nation Ltd Mississippi white burnout white t shirt. It is great to see a celebrity who picks her favorites from a site online and actually wears the items when she is out in public.

Check out celeb-stylist Rachel Zoe’s handpicked favorites at Piperlime and get the Nation Ltd that she is wearing now. To complete the Rachel Zoe look, click the photo of the Hermès 35cm Olive Green Birkin Bag below to get it now.


Hermès 35cm Olive Green Birkin Bag

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Victoria Beckham Hermes Birkin bag crocodile

on April 28th, 2010
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Los Angeles is like Hermès Birkin Bag central these days with Eva Longoria, Katie Holmes and Kim Kardashian toting their birkins everywhere from the airport to dance class. 
Victoria Beckham was also seen in Beverly Hills recently getting frozen yogurt with her kids at Pinkberry with her Hermès Cocoan Porosus Crocodile 35cm Birkin Bag

Click here to get the Hermès Cocoan Porosus Crocodile 35cm Birkin Bag now to channel your inner Victoria Beckham.

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Hermes Birkin bag Eva Longoria owns in Bleu de Prusse

on April 6th, 2010
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Celebrities love their Hermes Birkin bags. Kim Kardashian was seen with her army green Hermes Birkin bag over Easter weekend in Miami. Eva Longoria has been seen with her Bleu de Prusse Hermes Birkin bag all over Hollywood.

It is a classic bag and will be a bag you pass down to your daughter and your granddaughter as an heirloom. Click here to get the same color owned by Eva Longoria Parker.

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Kim Kardashian black fur vest

on January 29th, 2010
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The big news today is that Samantha Harris is leaving Dancing with the Stars. I think the best choice for a replacement would be Drew Lachey since fans seem to like him.


Onto important fashion news, Kim Kardashian was seen out in Los Angeles last night wearing a Black Faux Fur Vest with her Report Fairfax boots and her black Hermès 35cm Birkin Bag


We found the vest for you. It is the Rachel Zoe Faux Fur Vest with Hook & Eye Closure. Get it here now from QVC.com.



I own this vest and there is no better faux fur option out there. Rachel Zoe really creates a very real fur look for a great price. You want a black fur vest, get the one seen on Kim Kardashian here.

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Hermes Birkin bleu prusse bag

on January 15th, 2010
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I am so excited right now, I have the same color Hermes Birkin bag as Eva Longoria Parker. She has the Hermes Birkin bag in the Bleu De Prusse 30 Veau Togo and so do I ! 

I love my Hermes Birkin bag in the blue color and she looks like she is enjoying it also! Here is a photo of my bag.



If you want a Hermes Birkin bag and cannot find one at a boutique near you, go to Portero.com – Shop premium, pre-owned, prized bags. Featuring Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bottega Veneta and more. I saw a few there available right now.


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Birkin bag Marc Jacobs carried onto the beach

on December 30th, 2009
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Celebrities love their birkin bags. Marc Jacobs was seen yesterday on St Barts on the beach with his beloved Hermes Birkin bag sunbathing. I am not sure his birkin bag needs a tan, but I guess when you are really chic you take your birkin bag to the beach. I keep mine in a box unless I go out to a nice dinner, but to each his own. If you want a birkin bag, I found one for you here. They are pretty hard to find, so when you find one, you buy it! Click here for the Hermès 40cm Chocolate Taurillon Clemence Leather Birkin Bag now.

Here are some photos of Victoria Beckham and Denise Richards carrying their Hermes Birkin bags in the Gold togo. This is a recent photo of Denise Richards doing some Black Friday shopping after Thanksgiving at the Grove. She is normally seen in Malibu at the Cross Creek Canyon shopping area, but she ventured out to the Grove for Black Friday with her 2 daughters.

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Hermes birkin bag holiday sale

on December 9th, 2009
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This is a Hermes Birkin bag sale post. We wanted to let you know about this sale before it starts so that you can check out what you like and get ready for the sale. (Lilly Bass from Gossip Girl played by Kelly Rutherford is shown here with one of her many Hermes Birkin bags on the show.)

Click here now to shop and get an Extra 10% off pre-owned Hermes bags, accessories and jewelry at Portero.com with coupon AFFNNHM from 12-5PM ET on 12/9

More items will appear when the sale starts, however we have no idea what will appear. What we do know, there is only one of each style available so if there is a style you want, make sure that you are ready to purchase when the sale starts. A 10% off coupon code on Hermes Birkin bags, Kelly bags, scarves, belts, and jewelry is one of the best holiday sales we can think of…





Pre-owned Hermes Bags and Accessories up to 90% off retail with promo code AFFNNHM click here now to start shopping.

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