Journée Fabuleuse - Hermès Bag Reveal

  1. Thank you so much! I hope I’m not going to open the orange floodgates! :lol:
  2. Yup.
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  3. OMG what an amazing reveal! One of the best I’ve read recently. The HAC looks fantastic on you. Many many congrats!!!
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  4. What a stunning bag and a fun reveal/story. Sort of amusing to see you over here in the H forum as well ;)
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  5. Beautifully written and witty- and many congratulations on the bag!
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  6. Congratulations on your beautiful HAC! I really enjoyed reading your reveal as you had me at the edge of my seat needing to know the happy ending. I could sense your happiness and excitement. Cheers and enjoy it!
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  7. I am new and naïve here. :biggrin:
  8. I wanted to take a minute and update this thread. I read a lot about declaring (or not) the bag at CBP when entering the US. I landed in Detroit this morning and decided to declare the bag. I felt it was the right thing to do, knowing that I was way above the $800 limit. The officer was great and applied the 3% tax to the full amount. Like others have mentioned, the officer expressed multiple times that he applied the lower tax formula because I was being honest and straightforward.

    After the standard deductions, I was charged $266, which I find very reasonable knowing that I will receive almost $1,000 in VAT refund. I hope this update may help people who are making purchases abroad and who are debating how to proceed at CBP upon entering the United States.
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  9. I loved your reveal (and the bag, of course!) but this post made me a fan of yours!!
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  10. Thank you! :smile:
  11. Great reveal, great bag and yes..I am afraid you are done for and visits to France will now include H shopping...
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  12. Haha thank you! And you might be right... what have I done??
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