• The History of the Hermès Birkin Bag

    The History of the Hermès Birkin Bag

    The history of the Birkin bag is one filled with legend and happenstance. Before the Birkin bag, Hermes was already well-established as a house of luxury leather goods, catering to their elite clients’ needs. Today, of course, with the preeminence of the Birkin, Hermès has become the preeminent luxury handbag design house — the maker of the most coveted handbags on earth.  This story begins in 1983, with the chance encounter between It-Girl Jane...
  • Hermès Birkin Sellier: Everything you Need to Know

    Hermès Birkin Sellier: Everything you Need to Know

    For decades, Hermès fans’ fiercest debates surrounded choosing between Birkin and Kelly bags. Often, the key points were comparing the relaxed, casual flair of the Birkin with the greater polish and elegance of the Kelly bag. Yet this comparison was truly based on contrasting the Sellier style Kelly with the “inside-out” construction style of the Birkin, known as Retourne.  While the Kelly bag has been available both in...
  • How do I Know I'm Buying an Authentic Hermès Bag?

    How do I Know I'm Buying an Authentic Hermès Bag?

      Hermès luxury handbags are the most highly coveted handbags worldwide, with the storied Hermès Birkin bag leading the way. Celebrities, royalty, heads of state, and the most fashionable women across the globe wear these exceptional handbags. With such extraordinary popularity and price tags ranging from $8,000 to over $500,000, is it any wonder that the Birkin bag is the most counterfeited bag in...
  • The Cargo Birkin

    The Cargo Birkin

    Hermès' new limited edition 'Cargo Birkin' makes us wistful for traveling in style. The Cargo is today’s perfect travel companion, in that it is both practical and elegant. In the classic 35cm size, this bag is primarily made of Toile Canvas, making it lightweight and durable — and accented with Swift calfskin leather. It has a large interior to carry everything needed for a...
  • Why Is Hermès’ Himalaya Bag So Coveted?

    Why Is Hermès’ Himalaya Bag So Coveted?

    Hermès’ holy grail bag is the Himalaya, and with one glance it’s easy to see why.      The Himalaya is, for many Hermès lovers, the ultimate bag to own.   They are unique, unrivaled in design and construction. They are a symbol of refinement and success, as only Hermès VIPs have access to them.  And they are highly collectible, increasing in value over time due to...
  • New Hermès Colors For Fall 2019/Winter 2020

    New Hermès Colors For Fall 2019/Winter 2020

    A new season means new Hermès hues are in, and we’re loving the colors for Fall 2019/Winter 2020. Our experts have hand-curated a selection of the hottest hues, and we’re constantly adding new luxury options to our collection. We know these new colors will go fast, so read on to see what styles we’ll have in stock.    Vert Amande   One of the...
  • How to Carry a Birkin vs. How to Carry a Kelly

    How to Carry a Birkin vs. How to Carry a Kelly

    When shopping for a new Hermès bag it’s important to take multiple elements into consideration. An often overlooked factor is how to carry a Birkin vs. how to carry a Kelly bag. Which one is more convenient for you and your lifestyle? Keep reading to find out which Hermès bag is right for you!  
  • The Perfect Valentine’s Day Handbags

    The Perfect Valentine’s Day Handbags

    With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of gifts for your loved one, or even for yourself! At Madison Avenue Couture we have curated the best and the most romantic luxury and ultra-luxury handbags, to make this Valentine’s Day your best one yet.  
  • How to Buy a Birkin for Your Significant Other

    How to Buy a Birkin for Your Significant Other

    Are thinking about how to buy a Birkin bag for your significant other but are overwhelmed with the options? Here are five steps to follow to find the perfect bag for that special someone in your life. 1. Consider whether or not it’s their first Birkin If you’re purchasing their first Birkin ever (lucky them!) your best best will be black. Black matches with...
  • Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly — How to Choose the Right Hermès Bag for Your Personality

    Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly — How to Choose the Right Hermès Bag for Your Personality

    When it comes to choosing an Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly, what type are you? What do you like better? Which one best describes you? We tend to lump people into distinct classifications. Whether it’s liberal or conservative, downtown or uptown, Jennifer Aniston or Angelina Jolie, these categorizations are a relatively clear way to distinguish personality types and show outsiders one’s Modus Operandi. In regards...
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