Having already witnessed the minimalist beauty that is the Birkin40 2.0 (that’s what I’m calling it for now anyway) in early February, it’s time for a worthy update courtesy of Cathy Horyn of T Magazine. According to her, the pared-down no-lining Sellier Birkin 40 is also extra-wide with stitching that’s supposedly so subtle it’s barely visible.
And because I also had a go at this marvel of a bag, I can attest to everything she’s said. It’s also super lightweight, and because it only comes in matte black with palladium hardware, everything’s just oh-so-sleek-stunning at the same time. Priced at USD14,900 (that’s the figure according to T Magazine), I am hoping that purists will be turned off by this variation and allow mere commoners like me a chance at getting a bag that while doesn’t look exactly like the original anymore, is still a beautiful interpretation that needs to be celebrated. In my hands, of course.
just saw this and i was shocked. is it a bargain?
Hmm, if it too good a deal, it might not be true at all. Sorry, I had to remove the link.
I was very keen on getting one… until last weekend, when my Sydney SA told me that Paris had cancelled the order. BB, can you confirm if the design is cancelled altogether?
That’s would be unusual, considering I’ve already seen the sample piece. Let me dig around more and get back to you soon on this.
Oh my gosh, this is absolutely gorgeous!
Would like to know more details about this Birkin40.
I’ve mentioned all I know about this new offering in the post, for anything else (including availability and pricing in SGD or any other currencies), best you check directly with your local Hermès boutique.