• 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...
  • We Love Hermès' Birkin Sellier

    We Love Hermès' Birkin Sellier

    We love Hermès’ new Birkin Sellier, introduced by Hermès toward the end of 2019.  The Birkin Sellier is a highly sophisticated and modern interpretation of the Birkin. The bag has a rigid, structured and minimalist design that makes it appear more elegant compared to its togo and clemence counterparts. Made of a fine grain, lightweight leather that has a bit of shimmer – Epsom,...
  • How do I Know I'm Buying an Authentic Hermès Bag?

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

    The best way to guarantee your Hermès bag is authentic is by purchasing it from a reputable dealer, like Madison Avenue Couture. But if you’ve been gifted or purchased a bag elsewhere, you will want to check it for the following features. The Embossed Logo    First thing to check is the iconic Hermès logo, an embossed stamp located on the front of the...
  • 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...
  • A Brief History of The Birkin Bag — The Holy Grail Handbag

    A Brief History of The Birkin Bag — The Holy Grail Handbag

    The history of the Birkin bag is one filled with legend and happenstance. By the time the Birkin bag had come along, Hermes was already established as a house of luxury, catering to their elite clients’ needs. The year was 1983. Jean-Louis Dumas was CEO of Hermes at the time had a chance encounter with It-Girl Jane Birkin. Keep reading to find out more!...
  • The Differences between Birkin and Kelly Bags

    The Differences between Birkin and Kelly Bags

    The two most popular bags by Hermes, the Birkin and Kelly bag can look similar at first glance. However, there are a few differences between the two. Both the Birkin and the Kelly are made by hand and crafted by a single skilled artisan, taking anywhere between 18-24 hours to make.  
  • 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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