Hermès Ghillies Birkin 40 Indigo Denim & Black Evercalf with Brushed Palladium Hardware
The Hermès Ghillies line, launched in 2012, was inspired by the intricate punched leatherwork of the iconic Irish Ghillie shoes. These bags are distinguished by a distinct pattern that frames their bodies, which have been crafted in numerous variations. Of particular note is the rare 40cm version of the Ghillies Birkin, produced in a stunning combination of indigo denim canvas and Black Evercalf framing. What truly sets this bag apart, however, is its brushed Palladium hardware - a detail that elevates the design to new heights of sophistication.
While the Ghillies line was originally marketed as a unisex collection, this particular bag strikes a perfect balance between masculine and feminine elements. The bold combination of black and blue is a difficult one to master, yet Hermès has managed to execute it flawlessly. The result is a timeless piece that transcends trends and remains a coveted item among fashion connoisseurs.
In the world of luxury goods, it is not uncommon for brands to rest on their laurels and churn out derivative designs. However, the Hermès Ghillies line is a refreshing departure from this approach. By drawing inspiration from a traditional craft and infusing it with their signature style, Hermès has created a collection that is both innovative and timeless. This 40cm Ghillies Birkin, in particular, is a testament to the brand's commitment to excellence and innovation.
The JaneFinds Definitive Hermès Leather Guide.
Hardware: Brushed Palladium
Color: Indigo & Black
Collection: 2013, Q Square
Material: Denim, Evercalf Leather
40cm: 16" W x 8" D x 11.25" H
Pictured accessories are available separately
The term "hardware" refers to the metallic parts of the bag, such as the buckle hardware, base studs, lock and keys and/or strap, which are plated with a colored finish (e.g. gold, silver, palladium). The terms refer to the tone or color of the hardware and not the actual material used. If hardware is composed of precious solid metals this will be referenced in the description.
No indication of wear, all plastic on hardware, never worn, essentially as new.
Little to no indication of handling, usually with all plastic on hardware and most likely never worn.
Very minor evidence of handling.
Evidence of wear and handling, with no major flaws.
Moderate wear and is fully functional.
Moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable.