This happened to me with the kelly bag - it was a sudden paradym shift! For years, I didnt think I liked kelly bags - at least, I didnt think I liked it for me. Years went by, I was happy as a clam toting around my birkin bag, then a second birkin bag, looking at kelly bags now and then but having no desire for one....then....all of a sudden last year, I was bit by the kelly bug. When I finally got the call about the one I was waiting for, I went to look at it, still not sure if its the bag for me....but when I saw it, I really liked it, I bought it...expecting to carry it once in a while, but not for it to be the favorite bag. Boy was I surprised! I really wasnt expecting to like this so much... I guess there is a reason the kelly bag is always named as the top or second top great handbag of all time. Has anyone had a similar shift in affinity to a Hermes bag, and if so, which one?