Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Hermes Birkin with silver hardware 40cm grey bag review by Ace

     The following bag review is by Ace and he is great to write a very detail summary of his Hermes Birkin from Joy. Thank you Ace.

"My Birkin arrived very promptly, all the way from China to California in less than a week. Ordering was easy and customer service with Joy. She was wonderful as usual. Joy is great at answering all questions and is honest about her products. If only the bag was as wonderful as Joy is... unfortunately, the Birkin had been stuffed into a small box, thus severely deforming it and bending the bag out of shape. The handles were especially bad - they were facing the wrong directions and looked terrible. This was very frustrating for me, as I look forward to being able to take a great replica out of the box and use it straight away.
There was also some sort of white paint or glue on the top edge of the Birkin. At first, I thought it was paper, so I tried to scratch it off. After trying and trying to remove the substance, I finally succeeded, but took a chunk out of the leather as a result. Annoying! Speaking of the leather, it is not nearly as soft or supple as I hoped it would be. I have an authentic Birkin for comparison, and this replica is hard to the touch and very stiff. The bag is rigid and feels like canvas.

The attention to detail is pretty good -Joy did a great job with the "Hermes - Paris" engraving on the metal plate - however, the stamped letters on the bag's strap are crooked and look unprofessional. I finally decided that the bag is NOT worth $200, and emailed Joy with a request to send it back.

Overall, I would give the whole experience a 5/10. I've used Joy in the past and like their products, bu not this time. Their Birkin needs a lot of work, and I would advise looking elsewhere for Hermes."









17 comments:

  1. nice pics. from what I was told the best Hermes reps will run from $275-600 including shipping. From what I have read, Joy's Hermes isn't good. I am not into Hermes reps as I don't think carrying one matches my lifestyle, career and income, vehicle and apartment. I feel the same way about Chanel. I remember there used to be a good Hermes guy on ioffer but his bags were on average $400 shipped. He isn't on anymore but this was back in 2007. I think Joy's supplier is the same as several other sellers so be careful. Also, packing of these bags is so important. It's upsetting when someone tries to squeeze a bag into a small box to save a few bucks shipping. It's a disaster for bags like the Gucci Horsebit and some of the LV bags with the brass closures.

    DiDi

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  2. Nice post DiDi, this is why I tell everyone to do their own research and look at pictures carefully. Not every seller would have great reps all the time. Pick the seller according to their specialty.

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  3. Someone posted the exact same pictures as these and almost the exactly same worded review over on Repchat, but under a different name. And I mean EXACT. Weird...

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  4. Does anyone know of a good site to get a good birkin replica?

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  5. i saw on repchat. same review but this one has more pictures? maybe repchat member is stolen or is Ace? will the bag be returned?

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  6. Hello Guys, Can I just say how excited I am about finding an unbiased rep bag blog once and for all! I would like to think I am an expert in sourcing out Hermes Birkins. I've wanted one for years and have become obsessed in my challenge to find a good quality supplier with 1:1 quality available. Now that I have achieved such a task my main objective is to find the best price. Can't tell you how many nights I have spent surfing the net and dredging through scam sites and so on, it's been a long journey but I have enjoyed it as my new project. Firstly I have not yet order my Birkin to this day and am so glad I have not rushed into it with my impaitence, I dream, eat and breath Birkins right now and my husband seems to think I need to see a doctor!!! You guys are right in believing sophia is a scammer, stay away from Replicavalley.com as she will not give you genuine impartial advice and plugs only her site. My criticism of her Hermes quality has never been posted on her site to this day! Wonder why? Can I just say too that JOY has been an absolute Angel. Just today she adviced me not to have any orders I choose with her posted DHL. They are no longer delivering replicas and will destroy them at their depots. I did not know this. I was so lucky. You see I don't live in USA or Europe but Egypt of all places and they still deliver some post with Donkey and cart. You can imagine why I insisted on DHL and it was so expensive too but I am so desperate for my Birkin I didn't care at the time. Well Joy just saved me alot of money even though I have not ordered through her and I thank her immensley. I have come across some great sites, some expensive and some cheaper. If anyone needs advice for Hermes Birkin Replica's feel free to contact me and I can send you my site information and comments. If us girls/guys stick together and help each other then maybe just maybe we can lessen the benefit of scammers out there taking advantage of us inocent hard working ladies who knows the value of our earned money. I will copy and paste this too on other blog sites guys.

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  7. To the above post,

    I would love if you can share which site that specializes in Birkins. I just placed an order with Joy and I'm hoping my LV Vernis Alma looks as good as it's pictured. Joy told me since it's Chinese New Year there may be a delay so I am waiting. As for the Birkin; this was my next bag I fell in love with and NEED! You ca also email me at star718212@yahoo.com if you like.

    Thank you!

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  8. Desiremall has the BEST hermes....unbranded.

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  9. I agree Desiremall is the way to go!

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  10. It looks like Desiremall's web page is outdated. I just found NourAmira looks pretty nice

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  11. Thanks for the post Ace! I was strongly considering buying my Hermes from Joy but after reading from a few of Joy's customer reviews on this fine bag and yours, I may have to re-consider and look at other places... I have been thinking of Posh, MPP,and this seller on Ioffer by the name of Daiyun53. I saw Desiremall and the bags are beautiful...but I want to have the bag with it full logo/brand on it.
    I dont want to pay that kind of money and can't get the brand name on it....But looking at the pic, I was trying to figure out where did the bend-marks go, the logo seems okay and the leather he had to scratch off? Its looks good to me but I know that the pics are far away or I really can't see worth a hoot! Somebody has to really know their Hermes to know that is a fake, b/c that isn't a brand that not alot of people have period! Especially where I live they just barely know LV or Gucci! And lastly, I thought maybe it was the color of the bag, I noticed the black Hermes from Joy, the leather looks very soft and supple while the lighter color the leather seems to be sift and rough...
    A tip that help me with Joy is to ask to get pictures of the bag when you place the order, something I pick up from another replica blog site and it works! If the bag doesn't look that great you can cancel the order, and ask if that bag came from a new batch. That is why I bought my LV Neverfull Daimer Ebene MM from her. The bag is flawless but a bit too small and ended up giving it away to a friend.

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  12. That's a bad Birkin. I'm looking at a real one right now, and Joy's handles are all wrong. No matter how bent they may be, those handles are too round.

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  13. To the first post there is no way I would pay no more than 300 plus shipping on a Birkin....After watching "Fashion Hunters" the Birkin episode someone bought a fake for 1000 bucks and it looked like a fake...my price for any purse even a Birkin will always be under 300..Because to me 1000 dollar and 300 dollar will always look the same.....so you might as well go on the lower end

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  14. I really do not think people look that hard at a simple bag such as the Hermes Birkin. I noticed that their were a few comments about how bad Joy's version of the Birkin was... I can't tell and plus if you got the look that goes with the bag often times than not people aren't going to question if your bag is real whether it's a birkin or louis vuitton...It's all about style and how pulled together you are and if that is hard to take then I dont know what else to tell 'ya...

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  15. Where is the best website for the birkin? I can not find a good website yet.

    email me at peechsncreme8@aol.com

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  16. For what it's worth, the chocolate Clemence 35cm Birkin I got from Joy in March 2013 is much higher quality than this one. No problem with the stamps, no "lightbulb handles", and the stitching was perfect. Although the leather was a little stiff "out of the box", I used a professional leather conditioner on it, and now it looks even more luxurious and supple-- i.e. like the original--than ever.

    Joy was extremely easy to work with, answered all my questions promptly, and the shipping time was about as good as you could expect.

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  17. Check out: http://www.houseoftrophy.com/

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