In 1994, Jane Birkin donated the bag to an auction to support the fight against AIDS. In 2000, the handbag collector Catherine B became its owner, and Catherine B owns a boutique in Paris called les 3marches.
The first platinum bag in the world
Bags:InsideOut Platinum bags are one of the most popular and famous handbags of the 20th and 21st century, said Lucia Savi of the V & a museum, curator of the exhibition. We are excited to show the first work of Hermes for Jane Birkin, which has opened up the long-term charm of the series. This is a truly unique bag, which has been repeatedly used by previous owners, and its surface shows signs of wear and tear. These very personal details remind us that the bag is not only a symbol of identity, but also a practical partner in our daily life
V & A will also show two mulberry handbags used by Kate Moss and Alexa Chung. The baywater bag used by supermodel Kate Moss is one of the most iconic styles of the mulberry brand, designed by Nicholas knightly and launched in 2003. And actress Alexa Chung has played a key role in the revival of it bag, and the Alexa bag inspired by her in 2010 will also appear in the exhibition.
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