Beyond the birkin

A bag to bag guide to Hermès top 10 styles.

Published: 16th September 2017 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th September 2017 08:14 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

A bag to bag guide to Hermès top 10 styles

Mini Kelly Pochette
The smallest of the Kelly bags, this adorable clutch is deceptively roomy and has a flat wide base that allows it to stand on its own

Hermès came out with the Jypsiere in 2008 and became an instant hit with those wanting a more casual bag. The Jypsiere is a usable everyday messenger bag.

Made famous by Jackie Kennedy, this versatile shoulder bag is far more difficult to source than other Hermès bag.

If Birkin is the international symbol of Hermès, HAC is the original. This was designed in the late 1800s to carry riding boots.

Kelly Cut
It’s not just the standard Kelly design that is giving Birkin a run for its money, the Kelly Cut too is upping the ante—presumably due to its dainty size

Over the years, this  most popular of Hermès styles has come in various sizes, colours and skins. The small 25 cm Birkin has become very popular.

This classic flat clutch has been around for years. Chic and extremely versatile, its simple, sleek design means it can be dressed up or down.

A favourite with Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham, this one is strictly an evening clutch with shiny signature brass pyramid studs

Named after Évelyne Bertrand, this bag was crafted to carry horse grooming equipment. Today, it’s a favourite of people on the go who like to have their hands free.

Recent years have seen Kelly make huge strides and rival Birkin in popularity due to its slender shape and strap design which make it easier to carry

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