Is there a handbag with a price of a luxury car or a large mortgage payment, but still in an extremely sought after and limited availability? Yes, it is Hermes Birkin, one of World's Most Extravagant handbags. Sporting a birkin, you are not just having a bag with rare material, exquisite craftsmanship, and durable quality, more importantly, it makes a statement of your personal style and denotes social status. nike air max 1 It is truly the best of the best, the best. Not surprisingly, it becomes a staple for fashion diva and celebrities and gets a lot of free advertising from them. There is a beautiful prominent figure who is often spotted with her fabulous Hermes Birkin. Correct, she is Victoria Beckham, a worldwide style icon, clothier and also the owner of about 100 Birkin bags. Love her or not, she is the woman who understands fashion and presents herself in a fascinating style. She is quite aware of what is fit for her and what is not, so everything on her is just perfect. The way she wears Hermes Birkin bags has won plenty of admiration. Obviously, her talent can be taught. Here are some tips of how to choose and wear a birkin bag to fit your outfit and represent your personal style. First of all, select the correct material for your birkin to suit different occasions. The quality of materials reflects the master's financial status and taste. Leather is always a wise choice, for it is classic and versatile; works with most outfits and goes with any situation. The most popular leather for birkin is Togo, a smooth uneven calf leather. Taurillon Clemence which is made from baby fluff is even softer and thicker than Togo. You can also choose buttery soft Chevre (goat skin) or smooth and sheen box. Birkin bags with exotic leathers such as alligator, crocodile and lizard are quite suitable for formal and grand occasions. If you want a casual and pretty look, you can try togo or ostrich Birkin with linen.supra skytop shoes Secondly, choose the right sized Birkin to fit your figure. Remember, your bag should work with your size, not against it. If you are small, go for 25cm or 30cm Birkin. If you are full-figured or tall, 35cm or 40cm Birkin would look best. Haut A Courries which is slightly taller with shorter straps is also called Birkin and very good for traveling use.air max 1 Thirdly, choose similar colored Birkin to match your outfit. There is an extensive range of colors for your Birkin bag. If you wear a lot of plain color clothes, Hermes classic colors such as black, orange, Blue Jean and dark gold are the best to match your outfit, or a two-tone colored Birkin would make you look cute and stylish. Greens, pink, fuchsia and Cyclamen are fresh in spring; rouge, red and orange looks gorgeous in fall; blues, white and violet are popular in winter. Taupe, beige and grey are practical and can blend into more clothes. Last but not least, always balance your Birkin with your outfit, shoes and accessories. If you have seen the photo of Victoria in fuchsia RM Silent celestial body dress with a stunning 35cm pink ostrich skin Hermes Birkin, you will get a better idea of what i mean. The pink bag and fuchsia dress match perfectly; the black sunglass has a similar shade with Balenciaga court shoes. Totally, she looks fantastically glamorous! Sometimes, your bag does not necessarily match your dress or shoes, but at least should blend into them. It is more sensible to make sure your bag and shoes are harmonious in style and mood. For example, if you wear sliver or white tone shoes, pair them with a Birkin bag with silver palladium hardware. I was recently reading an article about Victoria Beckham's style, and one of the things mentioned was her Hermes collection. The article also stated that she pays tens of thousands of dollars for each bag! I guess that's like pocket change for posh spice, but it made me look at the obscene price of these bags and why this is so. Big bucks for a Birkin Bagsac hermes If you look through ebay, the average Hermes Birkin bag costs between $7, 000 and $12, 000. And this is without any custom-made features! How can this be? It all precipitates to craftmanship. Birkin bags are made out of the finest and most exotic leather and precious metal, and they are handmade by craftsmen in France. It actually takes around 48 hours just to make one, so this is why the waiting list is years long. Typically, the exterior features of a Birkin bag are made out of leather or crocodile skin, but crocodile skin tends to cost way more because the offshore crocodiles they use aren't easy to come by. The interior lining is manufactured from goat skin that is specially tanned to match the color of the exterior. The signature lock, keys, buckle, and feet studs that adorn the bags are also made with gold and silver coins such as gold or palladium.supra shoes Despite the fact that an Hermes Birkin bag is expensive, I would still suggest purchasing one because it is one of the few bags that actually appreciates in value over time. Usually, a bag only retains resale value as long as it is considered to be an "it" bag. In this case, you can spend $5, 000 on a brand new birkin and expect to resell it for a hefty profit.