Jane Birkin,the actress who was the inspiration behind luxury Hermes Birkin handbag is dead,she passed away at the age of 76, as per reports. .
Jane Birkin was an English singer, actress, and model, was born in London in 1946 and sadly passed away in Paris.
The “most Parisian of the English has left us,” said Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. “We will never forget her songs, her laughs and her incomparable accent which always accompanied us.”
Jane Birkin was a muse and style icon known for her effortless, bohemian chic looks. She popularized the iconic “Birkin Bag,” named after her, which is a luxury handbag made by Hermès. The bag is considered one of the most prestigious and sought-after accessories in the fashion world,carried by only the poshest and richest.
Just last month, the Birkin bags hit record sales,to own one .
The handbag has gone on to become a status symbol, with some fetching well over $10,000 (£7,638).The luxury accessory has a five-year waitlist.
Some of the most famous faces to own a Birkin include former US first lady Melania Trump, rapper Cardi B, pop star-turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham and reality-TV royalty Kim Kardashian.