Bringing Home the Birkin

As dedicated followers of fashion, this blog probably won’t come as a surprise to you. However, those that are unfamiliar with the power of the bag that effectively originated as a ‘holdall’ will no doubt be shocked to learn that the value of an Hermès Birkin is increasing at a faster rate than gold and now, the US stock market too. Between 1980 and 2005 the Birkin had an average increase in value of 14.2% – compared to the S&P 500’s increase of 8.7.....