It seems that Hermès Birkins are becoming better investments than stocks these days. A diamond-studded Hermès Birkin bag rendered in white Himalaya Niloticus crocodile skin fetched more than HK$2.33 million at Christie’s Hong Kong auction last week – making it the most expensive handbag ever sold.
Take a closer look at how Christie’s decides which bags make the cut:
In case you missed the auction last week, Lane Crawford has launched a collection of sought-after Hermès handbags from global vintage labels such as What Goes Around Comes Around, Maia Luxury of London and Stazia Loren. The series will be available at pop-up spaces at Lane Crawford Harbour City and IFC Mall from June 1 until June 30.
Some highlighted pieces include a vintage Hermès Kelly Doll which is one of less than 50 pieces ever made, as well as a vintage Hermès crocodile Birkin in glossy chocolate brown and unique “vert anise” green.
One-of-a-kind vintage handbags and jewellery from Chanel, Dior, Lanvin and more are also available at the pop-up stores.