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Here’s Why Erika Jayne Is the Only Beverly Hills Housewife Who Doesn’t Own a Birkin

The RHOBH cast member shared her thoughts on the iconic Hermès accessory. 

By Cynthia Robinson
Garcelle Beauvais Was "Coerced" Into Buying Her First Birkin

Beverly Hills and Birkins — two things that go together like America and apple pie, chocolate and peanut butter, Kyle Richards and the splits

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As The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ladies have exhibited over the past 12 seasons, they’re not afraid to show their love for the classic Hermès bag, which was a collaboration between iconic French singer and actress Jane Birkin and Hermès CEO Jean-Louis Dumas in the ’80s.  

During Part 2 of the Season 12 reunion, host Andy Cohen asked who was a proud owner of the stylish accessory, and only one Housewife didn’t raise her hand: Erika Jayne

“I had a Kelly… it’s not my thing, it’s not my bag,” the Pretty Mess author revealed on the October 19 episode. 

Though Erika may not be a fan, Andy went on to ask Garcelle Beauvais how she felt about recently becoming a Birkin owner after she was inspired by her castmates to “get the bag” during her “Bubbles and Birkins” party this past season. 

“It’s really cool. It’s still a little uncomfortable for me,” Garcelle said. “I left it on my dining room table for two days because I thought, ‘If I take it to my closet, then that means I really own it.’” 

The Coming to America actress then revealed that she paid around $13,000 for the vintage Birkin 35 Jaune D’Or bag — a price Sutton Stracke was hesitant about, but Kyle thought was a solid deal. 

“I thought it was a good price [for the bag],” Kyle stated, assuring her castmate that she made the right choice. 

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