My first Birkin!!

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  1. So I have been dreaming of a birkin for years now, but couldn't fathom spending so much money on a bag. After years of buying Chanel and bearing its price increases, I thought it may be time to finally take the leap. My DH attempted to surprise me with a birkin last Christmas, only to be turned down by a not so nice SA who told him flat out "you can't just ask for a birkin." So I thought I may never get this bag. Last month, we were in Paris for 5 nights. I read so much about Paris and birkins on here and actually believed I would take one home. But I found out quickly that it wasn't that easy. Even with 3 trips to the stores each day, I came home empty handed.

    So my DH finally said we're going to have to play the game if I'm going to get this bag and he said it may take a while. Two weeks ago, we went to the boutique and met a nice SA. We bought a tie from him and I asked him about wallets and bracelets but they didn't have the colors I wanted, but he said he would call me if any of the colors I mentioned came in. He asked me what else I wanted and I felt it was my opening to say birkin!! So I told him and he asked me what color and he wrote it down. On Friday, my DH bought a watch. And lo and behold...2 days later I get a call that a birkin had come in!!!

    So here she is...:smile::smile::smile:
  2. I can't wait to see it!
  3. Introducing my first birkin- 30cm orange with GHW in togo!

  4. Gorgeous...;)
  5. I always imagined my first would be a 35, but couldn't say no to this beauty!

  6. Wow, that is a classic beauty! Enjoy her:smile:
  7. looks fabulous on you!! many congrats..
  8. Btw she's the perfect size for you :woot:
  9. Congratulations!! It is very lovely and looks like it was made especially for you, perfect size & color combo!
  10. so very nice enjoy in the best of health darling !!!!!
  11. Marilyn,
    You look amazing with the bag! It was meant for you :heart:

    I'm so happy that everything worked out for you and you didn't give up hope! Congratulations, and may you enjoy for a long time!
  12. Lovely congrats :woot::heart:
  13. Glad you ended up getting her! What a gorgeous bag. Congrats! :smile:
  14. so rude!

  15. So lovely, congrats!