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Jane Birkin has asked Hermès to remove her name from one of its most iconic bags following a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals investigation into the farming methods of some of its crocodile- and alligator-skin suppliers. “Having been alerted to the cruel practices reserved for crocodiles during their slaughter to make Hermès’s handbags carrying my name… I have asked Hermès’s to de-baptize the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place,” the British actress and fashion icon told AFP.

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