It’s Birkin Season at Sotheby’s

NEW YORK | NOVEMBER 2023

Sotheby’s Global Handbags & Accessories department is delighted to present New York's Handbags & Accessories Sale, offering extraordinary examples of the finest craftsmanship from Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and other iconic fashion houses. This auction will feature a curated selection of handbags in a variety of sizes, materials and colors, as well as accessories to complement any occasion.

The Hermès Birkin was designed by Jane Birkin and Hermès CEO Jean-Louis Dumas in 1984 when the two met on a flight from Paris to London. The Birkin bag remains highly sought after by celebrities and collectors due to its exclusivity and craftsmanship.

More from Sotheby's

Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos, events & news.

Receive the best from Sotheby’s delivered to your inbox.

By subscribing you are agreeing to Sotheby’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Sotheby’s emails at any time by clicking the “Manage your Subscriptions” link in any of your emails.