The Original Birkin Bag: Where To Get It And How To Style It

Before the iconic Hermès bag, there was this!

Way before the iconic Hermès Birkin bag after singer/actress, Jane Birkin, in 1983, the English-French beauty was known to tote around her favorite wicker basket with all her daily essentials in it—they were practically inseparable.

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Her humble wicker number has since evolved into different shapes and sizes.

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A true fashion icon and inspiration to many, her love of wicker basket bag lives on. Whether you decide to team yours with denim jeans and a white t-shirt, or billowy dresses, or even with a glamorous number to red carpet events (as Jane Birkin did to the Cannes Film Festival in 1974), the styling options are endless.

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