which one would You get first?

lilmonkey

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I placed an order with my SA for a 35 birkin in gold hardware in either black or gold. I use my black 32 kelly most days and wear a lot of black so I'm not sure whether to get another black bag or get a lighter neutral, like gold.

For those who own both the black and gold Bs, which one do you find yourself using more often?
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Suzie

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I only have the black B, so I really shouldn't comment but a few ladies say that gold doesn't work for them. Etoupe is another colour that is quite neutral. I really thought long and hard about my first birkin colour and gold was high up on the list but as I couldn't see it in real life I went for black and I am very happy with that decision.

I am sure the ladies or gents that have both will comment.
 

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Since you already have a black kelly IMHO I would get the gold very good color goes with almost everything.
 
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I have a gold birkin I use quite a bit all year round but I live my bbk for more dressy and evenings out. You should definitely go for a gold birkin! It is good to have some variety in your bags.Hth
 

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Have both -- they each give a different look to an outfit. Gold is a good second bag color. Also have etoupe, which as someone mentioned, is a good neutral and a little more modern looking.
 

lilmonkey

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I use my Gold very often but still not as much as my Black only because Black feels lower maintenance.

Since you have a Black, I would suggest you go for the Gold. I travel with mine, it is versatile and matches everything easily.
my bbk is a sellier, though, and I'm looking for a less formal bag... nonetheless, i'm sure i'll grab whichever one gets in first.
 

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If I had to choose, Id go for the gold with gold. You already have a black bag, make your next one a different color, especially as it goes with different items in your wardrobe.
 

Lyanna Stark

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Gold definitely. But if you already want to get both irregardless, just grab whichever comes first, like what you said. :smile:
 
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I have a gold /gold hw 30 and a dark green box 35 p/h. I treat the green as if it was black. The gold is gorgeous. It was my first birkin. Looking at it, it looks more like a caramel color sometimes. It could depend on the leather. Mine is VL and the gold hw makes it very warm. I can wear the gold bag with anything. Life was a lot simpler when I only had to choose between two bags -- a gold birkin and a blue jean kelly, LOL.
 

lilmonkey

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i think the gold is something one should try in person while the black is universally flattering.
 

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I have four black H bags, one birkin, two Kellys and a Kelly cut since I wear black and grey most of the time, but I'm going for orange next for a pop of color in my wardrobe. I bet that I'm still going to be using my black bags most of the time though and a Birkin is a really different bag than a Kelly. So long story short I suggest Black if you plan on using it all the time.
 

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I have both these colors in a Birkin and over the years I have owned them the black has had more than double the use of the gold. I have Kellys in these colors as well.

Gold is nice, but if you wear a lot of black in all seasons, black will be more use to you in my opinion.
 

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My gold Kelly can usually be substituted for black with most outfits but not for everything.
Gold Birkins are so classic and chic. I think you need something that can be used in the summer, too (although, in my region, I wear black in the summer all the time.)