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Hermes in talks with Birkin About Renaming Bag

Hermes said on Friday it is in talks with actress and singer Jane Birkin about her request to remove her name from the luxury brand's best-selling crocodile bag because she disagreed with the farming and slaughtering practices of one of its suppliers. In a statement last month Birkin sought to disassociate herself from the Birkin Croco bag — which costs more than 20,000 euros — after seeing a video showing how live reptiles were skinned or sawn open at a farm in Texas that...

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