Why A Hermes Birkin Is The Ultimate Investment

Got cash to splash? Get your name on the waiting list for a Hermes Birkin bag.

If you happen to have a small, or rather large fortune to spare, then a Hermes Birkin bag could make for a savvy investment. Forget actual solid gold or the unpredictable stock market, what you really need is a Hermes Birkin. A study by Baghunter proved that the bag is a worthy investment piece as its value has increased at an average 14.2% per year over the past three decades.

The precious bag is hugely popular with celebrities. As they are made in limited numbers, and not advertised there is a lengthly waiting list of up to six years before you can get your hands on one. Baghunter have stated: “As a status symbol for the elite and ultra-rich, the main factor affecting the secondary market for Birkins is desire. All signs point to that desire remaining as strong throughout 2016 as it has been since the bag was released in 1985, with media outlets fawning over celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham who regularly sport their Birkin bags in paparazzi pictures.”

The most expensive Birkin was a pink crocodile skin number which went for a staggering $223,000.

Jane Birkin’s very own Hermes design came about when she happened to meet the brand’s chief executive on a flight and complained about not being able to find a great leather bag. As they say, the rest is history.

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