Vintage Hermès Birkin 25 Gris Caillou & Etoupe Grizzly and Swift Palladium Hardware Custom Shop Painted
The Grizzly Birkin is a luxurious handbag designed to showcase Veau Doblis Suede, a soft and supple material that is rarely used by the prestigious luxury house of Hermès. The exterior of the bag features a ghillies-style Argile Swift design, while the interior is lined with toile herringbone canvas and features leather slip pockets. The suede material is known for developing marks and patinas over time, giving the bag a unique visual character with use. This particular edition, available in Gris Caillou and Etoupe, is a rare offering for the premier collector. The custom paint used on the bag enhances the classic design even further, making it a truly one-of-a-kind piece. Known for their exceptional leather craftsmanship, Hermès rarely uses suede in their handbags due to its less durable nature compared to other materials. However, the Grizzly Birkin showcases the brand's willingness to experiment with different materials and push the boundaries of traditional luxury handbag design.
Condition: Store Fresh
Color: Gris Caillou & Etoupe with custom leopard paint
Material: Veau Doblis Suede & Swift Leather
Collection: 2021, Z
25cm: 10" W x 5" D x 8"H
Pictured accessories 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.