Of Course Lindsay Lohan's Being Accused of Partying All Night

Bleh. Seven days out of Cliffside, where Lindsay Lohan served her 90 days of court-ordered rehab, she has allegedly been spotted partying with her friend-and-occasional-hookup Max George and sister Ali in Los Angeles. The party went all night, and a "source" (a pigeon? That disgusting oil heir Brandon "Firecrotch"… » 8/09/13 9:00am 8/09/13 9:00am

French Police Bust Super Fancy $22 Million Hermès Counterfeiting Ring

French police have busted a counterfeit ring that sold fake Hermès bags through a parallel distribution network in Asia, the U.S., and Europe. Two Hermès employees have been fired, and more are believed to have been involved. Police raids on the Paris workshops where the bags were apparently made — they were filled… » 6/18/12 12:35pm 6/18/12 12:35pm

Was the Burned Birkin Real Or Fake?

Days after commercial photographer Tyler Shields and his reality-TV-star girlfriend Francesca Eastwood hit headlines for lighting a $100,000 Hermès Birkin on fire for a photo shoot — and, astonishingly, facing subsequent criticism on the grounds of wastefulness, tackiness, and making bad photos — tongues are a-wagging… » 5/31/12 6:30pm 5/31/12 6:30pm

Birkins Sold on Popular Flash-Sale Sites May Be Total Ripoffs

It's simultaneously depressing and fun that a YouTube search for "my birkin" yields a subculture: pages upon pages of posted videos from psyched consumers (some regular fashion video bloggers, some in areas of the country that don't have accessible Hermès stores) displaying their goods. A number of the videos don't… » 5/05/12 1:30pm 5/05/12 1:30pm

Jane Birkin Uses Her Birkin Bag As A Cat Bed

Jane Birkin, for whom the $5,000 Hermès tote was named, has only owned four Birkins in her lifetime. "I never have more than one bag at a time. I think one is already quite enough," she says. But they get a lot of use. "Any bag that's with me will take the same course as I will. It will take the same airplanes and… » 4/06/11 12:00pm 4/06/11 12:00pm