Hermes and especially the Birkin is the holy grail of handbags so can believe it’s replicated and usually horribly! The guides below will teach you what to look for when shopping resale from handbags, jewelry, scarfs and more.
Spot Fake Handbags – Generic in depth Hermes handbag authentication guide
Yoogis Closet – Hermes authentication guide including blind stamp guide
Purse Blog – Hermes Birkin authentication guide
Lollipuff – How to authenticate Hermes Birkin handbags
Lollipuf – Hermes handbag dating stamp authentication guide
Lollipuff – Hermes leather and fabric guide
Baghunter – Generic authentication guide for Hermes Birkin
Baghunter – Basic text only, short paragraph Hermes and Chanel authentication guide
Guide – Hermes leather
Guide – Hermes colors
Spotted Fashion – Hermes date stamp authentication guide
Bag Bible – Visual Hermes Birkin authentication guide
Purse Bop – 2016, Where to find the Hermes authenticity stamp
Bags of Luxury – Short and sweet Hermes Birkin authentication guide
Wondermika – In depth Hermes Birkin authentication guide
True Facet – Hermes bracelet authentication guide
Lollipuff – Hermes Clic Clac authentication guide, great photos
Bellatory – Men’s Hermes tie authentication guide
Piwigo.Hermesscarf.com – This is the largest database of scarves I have found, with photos. Complete reference library
Sassy Me – Older (2011) Hermes scarf authentication guide with photos
ELuxe Magazine – Detailed guide for authenticating Hermes scarves
Carre de Paris – The most definitive blog around on Hermes scarves
Cameron James Mind – Older Hermes Constance belt authentication guide
Lollipuff – Hermes Constance belt authentication guide
General Hermes Guides
Bags Of Luxury – General guides of all things Hermes
Hermès International S.A., Hermes of Paris, or simply Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer established in 1837, today specializing in leather, lifestyle accessories, home furnishings, perfumery, jewellery, watches and ready-to-wear. Its logo, since the 1950s, is of a Duc carriage with horse. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski is the creative director. Read more…..
The Birkin bag is a personal accessory of luggage or a tote by Hermès that is handmade in leather and named after actress and singer Jane Birkin. The bag is currently in fashion as a symbol of wealth due to its high price and use by celebrities.
Its prices range from £7,500 to £100,000 (US$11,550 to US$150,000). Costs escalate according to the type of leather and if exotic skins were used. The bags are distributed to Hermès boutiques on unpredictable schedules and in limited quantities, creating artificial scarcity and exclusivity. Small versions (25 cm) may be considered a handbag or purse. Read more….