Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 11

Hermes Kelly 28cm Black Ostrich Sellier Shoulder Bag Z Stamp, 2021

US$39,500

About

Hermes Kelly 28cm Black Ostrich Sellier Shoulder Bag Z Stamp, 2021 The ultimate lifetime exotic Kelly for the chic and elegant fashionista! Just purchased from Hermes store; bag bears new interior 2021 Z stamp. Brand New in Box. Store Fresh. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware). Perfect gift! Comes full set with keys, lock, clochette, shoulder strap, sleeper, rain protector, and Hermes box. Ostrich is very rarely produced by Hermes in the most coveted classic Black! Black Ostrich is beyond sleek and chic set with fresh palladium hardware. Ostrich is a highly coveted exotic, due to its exceptional beauty and rain-resistant durability. In the highly coveted 28cm Sellier construction which lends a flawless polish to any ensemble day to night. This is a spectacular and classic exotic combination you do not have to baby and can enjoy everyday! Make a statement without saying a word! Rock this exotic Black Kelly in a cashmere coat and sneakers; wear it demurely with heels and a dress. Super wearable and super collectible, this Black Ostrich Kelly is simply love and adoration for a lifetime! Do not miss this ultra rare, fabulous, and everlasting combination- Black Ostrich is rarely produced and will turn heads everywhere you go! Silver Breloque Charm not included.

Details

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Ships From: New York, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn More
Parts of this page have been automatically translated. 1stDibs cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations. English is the default language of this website.

About the Design

Kelly Bag

Designed by Hermès
In 1837, Thierry Hermès (1801–78) founded his eponymous luxury goods company in Paris as a saddle manufacturer, serving the era’s carriage trade. In 1880, under the stewardship of Thierry's son Émile-Charles, fine riding gear was added to its offerings to complement the saddles. The company expanded their workshops to design handbags nearly half a century later. The Kelly bag, originally introduced as the Sac à dépêches (“the dispatch bag”) in 1935, was created by Robert Dumas, son-in-law to Thierry's grandson Émile-Maurice Hermes. Designed for independent women who wanted a piece that was both luxurious and efficient, the Kelly bag has a trapezoid shape, two triangular gussets, a sculpted flap and handle. To this day, the understated bag comprises 36 individual leather pieces, 16 studs and a signature padlock and leather key cover, with three layers of leather at the base to ensure the bag can stand upright. Each Kelly bag takes between 18 and 25 hours to produce, and its 680 hand stitches owe solely to one Hermès artisan.The Kelly bag earned its name during preproduction on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 film, To Catch a Thief. Costume designer Edith Head sourced products from Hermès to outfit actress Grace Kelly, who fell in love with the Sac à Dépêches and continued to carry it long after the movie wrapped. Months after marrying Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956, she was spotted carrying a brown pigskin Sac to shield her pregnancy from the paparazzi. And while the oft-repeated claim that Kelly and her bag appeared on a Life magazine cover isn’t true, photography of the actress and her cherished accessory began to appear everywhere at the time, and the bag’s profile suddenly skyrocketed. In 1977 Hermès officially changed the item’s name to the Kelly bag. Less than a decade later, Hermès introduced another handbag to its line, also named after a style symbol, the Birkin bag. The Paris-based British actress Jane Birkin sat next to Hermès CEO Jean-Louis Dumas — Robert's son — on an Air France flight. He noticed her overflowing handbag, and she told him she longed for “a handbag that is bigger than the Kelly but smaller than Serge’s suitcase,” in reference to her then-romantic partner, the French musician Serge Gainsbourg. The Birkin bag was created in 1984, joining the Kelly in Hermès’ permanent collection.
About the Seller
5.0
Located in New York, NY
Recognized Seller
These prestigious sellers are industry leaders and represent the highest echelon for item quality and design.
1stDibs seller since 2015
463 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 3 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Hermès Cavalcadour Toile and Black Swift 32 cm Kelly Limited Edition
By Hermès
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Hermès Cavalcadour 32 cm Kelly is a limited edition in pristine condition with protective plastic on the hardware. The classic Kelly in the Sellier rigid silhouette i...
Category

2010s Top Handle Bags

Hérmes 42cm Noir Clemence JPG Shoulder Birkin
By Hermès
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
A classic Birkin with a twist! Circa 2005, this 42cm Birkin is named after its designer, John Paul Gaultier. Originally created in 2005, Gaultier took the classic Birkin and gave it ...
Category

Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Hermès Raisin Togo Kelly Retourne 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermès Raisin Togo Kelly Retourne 35 PHW SKU: 111993 MSRP: Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Condition Description: Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition...
Category

2010s Shoulder Bags

Hermès Kelly 32 Black Chèvre PHW
By Hermès
Located in Athens, GA
Hermes Kelly Black 32 Bag. Chevre leather with palladium hardware. Beautiful vintage black Kelly bag. Smaller size and stiffer leather. Nice structure. Some wear on hardware. Leather...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Kelly  32 Black Chèvre PHW
US$11,920 Sale Price
20% Off
Hermès 2014 Kelly Sellier 32cm Porosus Crocodile Leather Bag
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
Made in France, this beautiful 2014 Hermès ‘Kelly Sellier’ 32cm handbag has been made from shiny Porosus Crocodile exterior in black and matching leather interior, this piece is deco...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Hermès Limited Edition Black & Orange Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW
By Hermès
Located in New York, NY
Hermès Limited Edition Black & Orange Shiny Porosus Crocodile Birkin 35 PHW SKU: 110762 Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Light marks to exterior...
Category

Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

HERMÈS Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Mini Kelly 20cm
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Mini Kelly 20cm Xupes Reference: JJLG087 Serial Number: (U) Age (Circa): 1991 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Shoulder Strap Authenticity Deta...
Category

1990s Top Handle Bags

2011 Hermes Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Kelly 32cm Sellier
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Kelly 32cm Sellier Xupes Reference: JJLG047 Serial Number: [O] Age (Circa): 2011 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Box, Padlock, Keys, Clochette...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

1995 Hermes Framboise & Black Veau Doblis Suede Vintage Kelly 20cm Sellier
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Framboise & Black Veau Doblis Suede Vintage Kelly 20cm Sellier Xupes Reference: HB3988 Serial Number: (Y) Age (Circa): 1995 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Shoulder Strap Au...
Category

1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

HERMÈS Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Kelly 32cm Retourne
By Hermès
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
HERMÈS Black Box Calf Leather Vintage Kelly 32cm Retourne Xupes Reference: HB4453 Serial Number: [A] Age (Circa): 1997 Accompanied By: Hermès Dust Bag, Shoulder Strap, Lock, Keys, C...
Category

1990s Top Handle Bags

Recently Viewed

View More

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery