first birkin bag - please give me your opinion

Apr 26, 2009
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Hello All!
Currently I was thinking of bying a birkin that I would use for a very long time. I am 27 years old, and wear most of the times more neutral colours like grey, black, white, creme, but also terracotta and royal blue. I found that the classic birkin colours (black, gold, etoupe) would fit better than the flashy ones. So I ended up deciding on a 35 etoupe birkin PHW. Could anyone give me his personal opinions on whether I met the right choice?
Thank you for your inputs!
 

sabrina85

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I love etoupe, i think it is a great color, but i prefer gold hardware to palladium. Paladium n etoupe combination looks pale imo, whereas ghw n etoupe is just divine!
 

djsmom

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I love etoupe w/phw and after years of lusting and waiting, I broke down and bought one. The color is lovely and it goes great with all the colors you mentioned.
 

India

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I'm hearing that you're unsure about this bag. If YOU don't adore it, then it's not the bag for you! Think long and hard about whether you truly love this bag - WAY to expensive not to love.
 

djsmom

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India said:
I'm hearing that you're unsure about this bag. If YOU don't adore it, then it's not the bag for you! Think long and hard about whether you truly love this bag - WAY to expensive not to love.
That's true India, because after wanting one for so long and finally getting it, only to carry it once is not a good feeling. I wear black pretty much everyday and thought a little color would be a good change, especially after viewing all the action shots. I gravitate more towards my black 35 Birkin.
 

luckylove

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Etoupe is a gorgeous, year round choice. Have you tried it on IRL to be sure you like it with your skin tone? I love it and would like to get one for my next B, but YOU need to love it. Personally, I think it is a great choice! Best wishes!
 
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Thank you so much for your inputs!
did anyone travel with their B? for me it will be the bag I will use "full time", which means travelling too. did you experience dangerous moments or pickpocketing? the bag is expensive and I live in a safe area, but while travelling I would like to prevent it from being stolen or damaged...
Thanks again!
 
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Etoupe is a gorgeous, year round choice. Have you tried it on IRL to be sure you like it with your skin tone? I love it and would like to get one for my next B, but YOU need to love it. Personally, I think it is a great choice! Best wishes!
Thank you for your input! Indeed I tried a 35 B in black. The size seemed to fit me well. At this moment I knew I wouldn't like to have a B in black, neither in gold. Etoupe was available only in the "jypsière" model, and I loved the colour.