• If You Send Your Bag to Hermès For Service and They Think It's Fake, They Keep It and Destroy It

    20 days ago - By Purse

    I said goodbye on Friday, but I'm back from the dead for one more post that I just couldn't leave without writing. It involves a bunch of the most things about this weird industry: the cult of Hermès, the wild secondary designer bag market, Europe's cultural attitude toward their luxury brands, and “authenticity” as a concept. It's also a cautionary tale about all of these things, and about how one of our PurseForum members may now be out thousands of dollars.
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