Jane Birkin Asks Hermes to Stop Using Her Name On Birkin Croco Bag

Legendary 60′s singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to remove her name from its iconic luxury handbag after PETA revealed the mistreatment of crocodiles used to produce the bags.

In a statement, Birkin said:

Having been alerted to the cruel practices reserved for crocodiles during their slaughter to make Hermès handbags carrying my name… I have asked Hermès to debaptize the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place.

Hermes was quick to...

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