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Hermes Pochette Bazar In and Out PM Clutch Nata Swift Leather
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a very rare limited edition Hermes Pochette Bazar In & Out Clutch / Pouch Case in Nata. A depiction of what an x-ray of the inside of a travel pouch might disclose...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Hermès Pochette Rio Envelope 7hz1128 Brown Leather Clutch
By Hermès
Located in Dix hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: X in a circle Made In: France Measurements: Length: 9.4" Width: 1" Height: 6.75" OVERALL GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION ( 7/10 or B ) Retail $2500 Signs of...
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20th Century Top Handle Bags

Hermès Pochette Green Fanny Pack Waist Pouch 12hz1130 Brown Leather Clutch
By Hermès
Located in Dix hills, NY
Made In: France Measurements: Length: 5.5" Width: 1.5" Height: 4.25" OVERALL GOOD CONDITION ( 7/10 or B ) Add your own Belt Strap Signs of Wear: Exterior: scratches, light m...
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20th Century Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Cut Pochette Swift
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Loose turn lock. Moderate scuffs, creasing and wear on exterior and underneath flap, splitting on side flap wax edge. Minor indentations and wear in interior. scratc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pouches and Wristlets

  • Hermes Kelly Cut Pochette Swift
  • Hermes Kelly Cut Pochette Swift
  • Hermes Kelly Cut Pochette Swift
  • Hermes Kelly Cut Pochette Swift
H 5 in. W 12 in. D 1 in.
Hermès Yellow Geometric Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès square silk pocket scarf. Geometric yellow and blue design. Hand-rolled edges.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès Black Silk Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès black square silk pocket scarf with grey hand-rolled trim.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Onimaitou Pochette Box Calf
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, small marks and scuffs on exterior, pilling in interior, broken thread on strap base. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 7.5", Width 6.5...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

  • Hermes Onimaitou Pochette Box Calf
  • Hermes Onimaitou Pochette Box Calf
  • Hermes Onimaitou Pochette Box Calf
  • Hermes Onimaitou Pochette Box Calf
H 7.5 in. W 6.5 in. D 1 in.
Hermès Grey Geometric Cotton Pochette
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès 100% cotton geometric grey pochette with hand rolled orange piping. Excellent condition.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès Kelly pochette brown lizard
By Hermès
Located in Capri, IT
Hermès Kelly pochette brown lizard 2007 Kelly in brown lizard leather, silver tone hardware in perfect condition for its age. Shows just some slight prints in the inside. It comes w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Hermès Multicolored Striped Pochette with Strap
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Multicolored Striped Pochette is a custom piece in pristine condition. Toile canvas in multicolored striped pattern. Orange, green, turquoise, yellow with nat...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Pochette Clutch
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Clutch is in pristine condition. Elegant and timeless, the Jet is a unisex style that easily carries the essentials with panache. Neutral greig...
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2010s Clutches

  • Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Pochette Clutch
  • Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Pochette Clutch
  • Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Pochette Clutch
  • Hermès Etoupe Togo Jet Pochette Clutch
H 6.5 in. W 9 in. D 1.5 in.
Hermès Black Feux d'Artifice Pochette
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Feux d'Artifice black silk twill pochette scarf. Hand-rolled edges. Does not come with Box
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Red Op'H Pochette Silk Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermes Red Op’H Silk Pochette Scarf is new. Bright red jacquard with a kaleidoscope pattern of the letter H. A tribute to the optical art movement. Made in France. 1...
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès Black Op’H Silk Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Hermès Black Op’H Silk Pochette Scarf - New Black jacquard with a kaleidoscope pattern of the letter “H.” A tribute to the optical art movement. Made in France. 100% silk. 16” A285
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès Torana Green Silk Pawnee Pochette
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Torana green silk twill pochette scarf . Hand-rolled edges. Care tag attached.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès "Feus D'Artifice" Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès collectible Feux d'Artifice by M. Duchene with hand-rolled edges. Forest green, yellow and red.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermès Pani La Shar Pawnee Pochette
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Pani La Shar Pawnee silk twill pochette scarf designed by Kermit Oliver. Hand-rolled edges.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Petit H Computer Pochette Felt and Leather
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Minimal wear throughout. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 10.5", Width 14", Depth 0.5" Designer: Hermes Model: Petit H Computer Pochette Felt an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pouches and Wristlets

Hermès Blue Brides de Gala Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Brides de Gala pochette scarf by artist Hugo Grygkar. First issue date was 1957. Showcasing horse bits and blue trim. Hand-rolled edges.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Burgundy Leather Plum Clutch Bag. Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Hermes Burgundy Leather Plum Clutch Bag. Pochette Totally Authentic, Wonderfully tactile in soft Leather Very Soft leather with silver metal zip closure Fine quality with a roomy i...
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2010s Pouches and Wristlets

Hermes Octogone Pochette Clutch Bag Rouge H Epsom New
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a guaranteed authentic limited edition Hermes Octogone Pochette clutch bag featured in Rouge H. "A naturally geometrical and pure line, the Octogone draws its inspi...
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2010s Clutches

1970's Vintage Hermes Brown Doblis Suede Pochette Rio
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermes vintage doblis (suede ) marron pochette. Excellent condition, Date stamp H for 1978. Comes with original dust cover.
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Hermès Black Crocodile Kelly Pochette with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Black Crocodile Kelly Pochette is in pristine unworn condition with the protective plastic on the gold hardware. A clutch version of the classic Kelly, it has a...
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2010s Clutches

Hermès Orange Epsom Kelly Pochette with Gold Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Orange Epsom Kelly Pochette is in pristine condition. A clutch version of the classic Kelly, it has a stable base allowing it to stand upright and easily carrie...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

New in Box Hermes Collectible Orange Zebra Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill Zebra Pegasus 8" square scarf designed by Alice Shirley. Very collectible . Hand-rolled edges. Brand new in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

New in Box Hermes Pink Collectible Zebra Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill Zebra Pegasus 8" square scarf designed by Alice Shirley. Very collectible . Hand-rolled edges. Brand new in box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

New in Box Hermès Brides de Gala Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill 16" square Brides de Gala pochette scarf. Limited edition with heart background. Comes with box, ribbon, and card. Unworn.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

New in Box Hermès Brides de Gala Pochette Scarf
By Hermès
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès silk twill 16" square Brides de Gala pochette scarf. Limited edition with heart background. Comes with box, ribbon, and card. Unworn.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Black and White Striped Canvas Tote with pochette
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Hermes Black and White Striped Canvas Tote- PRISTINE The cheerful summertime carryall is accompanied by a coordinating black canvas case. Black and cream striped canvas tote is carri...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Hermes Octogone Pochette Clutch Bag Blue Indigo Epsom New
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a limited edition Hermes Octogone Pochette clutch bag featured in Bleu Indigo. "A naturally geometrical and pure line, the Octogone draws its inspiration from a fla...
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2010s Clutches

Hermes Red Silk Belles du Mexique Pochette Pocket Square
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermes Red Belles du Mexique Silk Pochette Pocket Square is in pristine condition. Designed by Virginie Jamin and released in 2007/ 2008. Appears a s a geometric patte...
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Early 2000s Scarves

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Verrou Pochette So Black Suede
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Verrou Pochette Color: Black Leather: Suede Hardware: So Black Stamp: 2002 F Condition: Vintage excellent: This item is...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Pochette Bag Lime Clutch Gold Hardware Swift Leather
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mghtychic offer an Hermes Kelly pochette bag featured in vibrant Lime Swift leather. This beautiful Hermes clutch is accentuated with gold hardware. Very difficult to procure this fa...
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Early 2000s Clutches

HERMES Gold Bronze Metallic Leather Small Evening Pochette Shoulder Bag
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 2005 Collection Leather Leather Lining Measures 9.75" W x 6.25" H x 1" D Strap Drop 6.75" Includes Mirror and Dust Bag 100% Authenticity Guaranteed b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Hermes Backpocket Pochette 35 Detachable Black Togo Palladium Hardware New
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes Backpocket Pochette 35 Pouch featured in Black. Beautiful in Togo leather with fresh Palladium hardware. This flat Backpocket fits easily over the handle ...
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2010s Pouches and Wristlets

1stdibs Exclusive Hermès Kelly Pochette Metallic Bronze Chèvre Ruthenium
By Hermès
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
1stdibs Exclusives From Three Over Six Brand: Hermès Style: Kelly Pochette Color: Bronze Metallic Leather: Chrevre Hardware: Ruthenium Stamp: 2005 I Condition: Vintage excellent:...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

vintage HERMES bordeaux box leather pochette clutch with wrist strap
By Hermès
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Bordeaux, box leather pochette with rich patina and gunmetal hardware including working lock and key made by Hermes dating to the late 1970's, early 1980's. Can be used for day or ni...
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1970s Clutches

Hermès 2021 Black Lizard Kelly Pochette Mini Handbag 49h325s
By Hermès
Located in Dix hills, NY
Hermès 2021 Black Lizard Kelly Pochette Mini Handbag 49h325s Date Code/Serial Number: Y Stamp Purchased 2021 Made In: France Measurements: Length: 8.2" Width: 2.5" Height: 5" Hand...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Vintage Burgundy Leather Jige 29 cm Clutch Bag Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Rome, Rome
Beautiful Vintage Hermes 'Jige 29 cm' clutch bag in burgundy color from the 1983 (blind stamp is 'M' envased in a circle). Front 'H' stitched loop closure. Canvas lining. 'HERMES Par...
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Late 20th Century Clutches

Hermes Kelly Pochette Bag Blue Sapphire Lizard Clutch Palladium Hardware
By Hermès
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a guaranteed authentic Hermes Kelly pochette bag featured in Bleu Saphir Lizard. This beautiful jewel toned Hermes clutch is fresh with Palladium hardware. Richly s...
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2010s Clutches

Hermes Kelly Pochette Menthe Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Kelly Pochette Menthe Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021 Spectacularly gorgeous and rare Menthe is one of the most coveted colors in all of Hermes history! Rare find! ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Pochette Black Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Kelly Pochette Black Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021 Just purchased from Hermes store; bag bears new interior 2021 Z Stamp. Brand New in Box. Store fresh. Pristine...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Vintage Black Leather Jige 29 cm Clutch Bag Pochette Handbag
By Hermès
Located in Rome, Rome
Beautiful Vintage Hermes 'Jige 'bag in black color (blind stamp is 'I' encased in a circle - Year of production is 1979 ). Front 'H' stitched loop closure. Canvas lining. 'HERMES Par...
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Late 20th Century Clutches

Exceptional Hermès Kelly Pochette Purse Black Crinoline and Silver Phw RARE
By Hermès
Located in ., FR
Exceptional Authentic Hermès Purse Bag Called "Kelly Pochette" Black Crinoline, Extremely Rare ! Made in France Stamp C in Square (1999) Outside is made of black leather and bla...
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1990s Clutches

Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue France Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag U Stamp, 2022
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue France Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag U Stamp, 2022 New color Blue France is spectacularly gorgeous and perfect for spring summer! Just purchased from Hermes...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

New Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue France Gold Hardware New Fresh U Stamp 2022
By Hermès
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Hermes Kelly Pochette Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue France, new color Gold Hardware Brand new fresh from store U stamp for 2022 production Plastic on hardware Hermes box , fel...
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2010s Clutches

Hermès Black Porosus Crocodile Rio Clutch Pochette Envelope Bag 536her310
By Hermès
Located in Dix hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: X in a Circle Made In: France Measurements: Length: 9.2" Width: .6" Height: 6.2" OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION ( 7.5/10 or B+ ) Accessories: Box, Hermes ...
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20th Century Clutches

Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue Frida Bleu Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Kelly Pochette Blue Frida Gold Hardware Clutch Cut Bag Z Stamp, 2021 Just purchased from Hermes store; bag bears new 2021 interior Z Stamp. Brand New in Box. Store fresh. Pris...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes green BRIDES DE GALA LOVE 45 Pochette Scarf Vert Mousse Mauve Blanc
By Hermès
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Hermes 'Brides de Gala' pocket scarf Mauve (lavender) twill silk (100%) with contrasting Vert Mousse (green) border and details in Blanc (white), turquoise and gold. H...
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Hermes Vintage Dark Navy Blue Pochette Fanny Pack
By Hermès
Located in Nice, FR
HERMES vintage rare dark navy blue pochette fanny pack with gun patina hardware. Snap button closure at front with iconic HERMES horn and ribbon design. Adjustable straps can be ti...
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20th Century Belt Bags

Hermes Pochette Navy Blue Rio Vintage Clutch Evening Purse
By Hermès
Located in Singapore, SG
This is a rare vintage piece which has been discontinued by Hermes. It can be carried as it is, or worn with a Hermes scarf/farandole necklace as a shoulder strap. It is in excellent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Hermès Pochette Rio Envelope 7hz1128 Brown Leather Clutch
By Hermès
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: X in a circle Made In: France Measurements: Length: 9.4" Width: 1" Height: 6.75" OVERALL GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION ( 7/10 or B ) Retail $2500 Signs of Wear: E...
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20th Century Clutches

Hermès Pochette Green Fanny Pack Waist Pouch 12hz1130 Brown Leather Clutch
By Hermès
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Made In: France Measurements: Length: 5.5" Width: 1.5" Height: 4.25" OVERALL GOOD CONDITION ( 7/10 or B ) Add your own Belt Strap Signs of Wear: Exterior: scratches, light marks In...
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20th Century Clutches

Rare Hermes Lemon Pochette - 2016
By Hermès
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Presented here is an extremely rare lemon shaped purse from Hermes. The bag is mysore grain leather in a citron yellow that is absolutely vibrant and stunning. The bag can be worn wi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Hermes Sesame Lizard Kelly Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Kelly Pochette Sesame Lizard Gold Hardware | L Stamp<br /> <br /> The pochette measures 21.5 cm/ 8.5" long, 14 cm/ 5.5" high and 7 cm or 2.75" deep. Letter L and number embo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

  • Hermes Sesame Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Sesame Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Sesame Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Sesame Lizard Kelly Pochette
H 5.52 in. W 8.47 in. D 2.76 in.
Hermes Matte Black Lizard Kelly Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Kelly Pochette Matte Black Lizard with Palladium Hardware J Stamp<br /> <br /> The pochette measures 21.5 cm/ 8.5" long, 14 cm/ 5.5" high and 7 cm or 2.75" deep. Letter J an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

  • Hermes Matte Black Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Matte Black Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Matte Black Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Matte Black Lizard Kelly Pochette
H 5.52 in. W 8.47 in. D 2.76 in.
Hermes Rouge Moyen Lizard Kelly Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Kelly Pochette Rouge Moyen Lizard Palladium Hardware <br /> K Stamp<br /> <br /> The pochette measures 21.5 cm/ 8.5" long, 14 cm/ 5.5" high and 7 cm or 2.75" deep. Letter K...
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21st Century and Contemporary Handbags and Purses

  • Hermes Rouge Moyen Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Rouge Moyen Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Rouge Moyen Lizard Kelly Pochette
  • Hermes Rouge Moyen Lizard Kelly Pochette
H 5.52 in. W 8.47 in. D 2.76 in.
Hermes Teddy Plush Kelly Pochette Muff
By Hermès
Located in West Chester, PA
VERY RARE PIECE Called the HERMES TEDDY PLUSH Beautiful Barenia Leather which everyone wants! Shearling fur trim and inside Its a muff/pochette Sides open to put hands through ...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Hermes Kelly Pochette Epsom Electric Blue GHW
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Hermes Kelly Pochette Epsom Leather Colour Electric blue Gold Hardware Store fresh, comes with receipt and full set (dust bag, box...) Hydeparkfashion specializes in sourcing and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermes Matte Fauve Niloticus Crocodile Kelly Pochette
By Hermès
Located in Chicago, IL
Hermes Kelly Pochette | Matte Fauve Niloticus Crocodile |<br /> Palladium Hardware | J Stamp<br /> <br /> The pochette measures 21.5 cm/ 8.5" long, 14 cm/ 5.5" high and 7 cm or 2....
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21st Century and Contemporary Handbags and Purses

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Hermes Pochette For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact vintage or contemporary hermes pochette you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Black is a pretty popular color, but we also have Red, Brown, Blue and more in stock now. You’re likely to find the perfect hermes pochette among the distinctive accessories we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Hermes Pochette?

On average, a hermes pochette on 1stDibs sells for $11,538, while they’re typically $229 on the low end and $51,511 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Hermès Biography and Important Works

For Hermès, what began as a maker of leather equestrian goods for European noblemen would eventually grow into one of the most storied fashion labels in the world. In 1837, German-born French entrepreneur Thierry Hermès opened a saddle and harness purveyor in Paris. Gradually, the house extended into accessories and luggage for its riders, and today, in paying homage to its origins, the family-run luxury brand resurfaces horse motifs in everything from clothing and modernist jewelry to pillows and handbags.

The first top-handled bag ever produced by Hermès was the Haut à courroies, which made its debut in 1892. A tall bag secured with a folded leather flap (fastened with bridle-inspired straps), it was designed to transport riding boots and a harness. As the world made the switch from horse to automobile, the bag adapted, becoming a multifunctional travel satchel instead of a designated saddlebag. Today, 120 years later, the HAC remains in Hermès’s line — and its distinctive flap and clasping straps have laid the groundwork for some of the house’s other iconic bags.

In the 1930s, Robert Dumas (son-in-law to Émile-Maurice Hermès, Thierry’s grandson) designed a smaller, trapezoidal take on the flap bag with a handle and two side straps. Later, actress Grace Kelly, then engaged to Prince Rainier of Monaco, is said to have used one of these bags to conceal her pregnancy during the 1950s. Because she was photographed constantly, the coverage catapulted her handbag to international popularity. In 1977, Hermès officially renamed the model for her, and the Kelly bag was born. Each Kelly bag takes between 18 and 25 hours to produce, and its 680 hand stitches owe solely to one Hermès artisan.

Robert Dumas was also responsible for another one of the brand’s most iconic offerings: the launch of its first silk scarf on the occasion of Hermès’s 100th anniversary in 1937. Based on a woodblock designed by Dumas and printed on Chinese silk, the accessory was an immediate hit.

Today, vintage Hermès scarves, typically adorned in rich colors and elaborate patterns, serve many functions, just as they did back then. Well-heeled women wear it on their heads, around their necks and, in a genius piece of cross-promotion, tied to the straps of their Hermès bags. Kelly even once used one as a sling for her broken arm.

In 1981, Robert Dumas’s son Jean-Louis Dumas, then Hermès chairman, found himself sitting next to French actress and musician Jane Birkin on a plane, where she was complaining about finding a suitable carryall for the necessary accoutrements of motherhood. After the two travelers were properly introduced, Birkin helped design Jean-Louis’s most famous contribution to the Hermès canon: the Birkin bag, a roomy, square catchall with the HAC’s trademark leather flap top and the addition of a lock and key. Owing to the brand’s legendary commitment to deft, handcrafted construction, the Birkin is an investment that is coveted by collectors everywhere.

While the Kelly and Birkin may be standouts, gracing the arms of everyone from royal heiresses to hip-hop stars in the past few decades, the handbags are but a small part of Hermès’s fashion offerings. Since the 1920s, the brand has produced some of the most desirable leather goods in the world. There’s the Constance bag, a favorite of Jacqueline Kennedy, the recently relaunched 1970s-era Evelyne and, on the vintage market, a slew of designs dating back to the 1920s.

Good design never goes out of style. Find a variety of vintage Hermès handbags, day dresses, shoes and more on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right Handbags and Purses for You

An integral part of fashion, handbags and purses have been indispensable accessories ever since we began to carry around personal items. Level of craftsmanship, style and shape matters — from coin purses in ancient Greece to early 20th-century opera bags and onward, handbags have evolved considerably over the years to meet our needs and desires, whether or not you happen to be prioritizing functionality over a flashy exterior.

Once, a single “It” handbag ruled each fashion season. No more. Today, handbag lovers are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classic bags still rule.

“It is not a fashion bag — it is a statement bag,” says Mightychic's Debra Kent of Hermès's widely beloved accessories. “When you carry an iconic Hermès bag — Birkin, Kelly, Constance — no one knows how long you have been into this culture or if you are a newbie. Your status is validated immediately.”

First released in 1997, Fendi's Baguette rose to fame along with Carrie Bradshaw, the Sex and the City character portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Recently, the design has seen such a resurgence in popularity that Fendi has reissued it.

They are part of design history, so owning a handbag has meaning. As New York–based fashion historian Sarah C. Byrd says, “You have made the choice to invest in this piece because you understand the value of it in the past and in the future to come.”

From a 1980s Chanel black leather quilted mini buckle bag to the rare Hermès Birkin 30cm Himalayan with diamond hardware to a range of 19th century bags, find a rich variety of vintage and designer handbags and purses spanning numerous brands on 1stDibs — seasonal “It” designation no longer needed.