Bailey--not really into them. I don't really do hand carry because of the kids, and even my dear SA told me that if I do I should wait till they're teenagers, lol. She sees me running after the kids in H and there's no way I could carry a Birkin, chase them, and not get it banges up. Also, I don't live in a very ritzy place--everyone is very casual, laid back, slippers all the time. I would be very outta place with a Birkin. With the amt. I have spent on M bags and accessories I could have one but as you can see by my bags I love slouchy unstructured bags, hence no Kelly or Birkin.
If I do jump some day it will be an Orange Epsom 25 cm with Gold hardware of a 30 cm Natl Barenia with PH. But more than likely it won't happen.
I used to never thought of the birkin before but since my kids are into their tweens i've started to carry handheld bags now. But i don't think i can carry a B as an airport bag unless it's a short trip. I'm still a shoulder girl - thinking of a Pico TGM or GM, depending on the fit. Color? i dunno yet
I don't see my self getting one either. To me the model is not special enough. I'm not saying I don't like them. I absolutely adore them in croc, so very beautiful , but since those are out of my price range I would have to settle for a traditional one and they just don't do it for me.