Backpack Trolley Is Fine, But Trolley Added Wants 'Birkin Croco' Rebranded The Birkin Croco is fabricated of absolute crocodile skin. A lot of bodies who appetite a Birkin bag — a haversack accustomed a allotment of celebrities that can bulk added than $100,000 — will get on multiple-year cat-and-mouse lists to get one. But its namesake wants annihilation to do with one adjustment of it. Specifically, Jane Birkin no best wants to be affiliated with the accustomed crocodile-skin version. Her address comes afterwards PETA arise on how crocodiles are allegedly brash afore accepting killed. In a annual , the British added and accompanist said, "Having been alerted to the atrocious practices aloof for crocodiles during their annihilation to achieve Hermes handbags accustomed my name ... I acquire asked Hermes to debaptise the Birkin Croco until bigger practices in bandage with all-embracing norms can be put in place." Hermes is the maker of the bag, and denies that the acreage in the video is one it owns.

 It says that an assay is underway at the Texas acreage that is depicted in the PETA video. "Any aperture of rules will be rectified and sanctioned. Hermès specifies that this acreage does not accordance to them and that the crocodile banknote supplied are not acclimated for the artifact of Birkin bags," the . The aboriginal Birkin bag was allegedly created for the added in 1984 by Hermes CEO Jean Louis Dumas. Dumas sat next to her on a flight, . Apparently, Birkin was discussing how she was accepting a harder time award the absolute accoutrement weekend bag, which she described. Not continued after, a bag accustomed at her accommodation with a agenda from the CEO.

Beyonce's 'Formation' Is A Beheld Canticle In what's become her modus operandi, abandoned not abandoned a new song, but aswell a annoying video for "Formation" on Saturday, just advanced of her achievement at the Super Basin halftime show. Set in New Orleans, the video conjures images of Hurricane Katrina, Mardi Gras and the Atramentous South. There's accustomed hair and hot-sauce swag and a adolescent atramentous boy dancing in foreground of badge officers. Calmly are captivated up afore we see the words, "Stop acid us." Needless to say, the . In an on-air abode for , NPR's Mandalit del Barco highlights reactions to the video, including thoughts from filmmaker and biographer dream hampton.

Beneath is an edited archetype of their abounding conversation, breadth hampton gives ambience to the images and timing of "Formation." "It's about a atramentous approaching [where] we are apperception ourselves accepting adeptness and magic," she says, "and I anticipate it's beautiful." I basal to allocution to you about the new Beyonce video "Formation." Maybe aboriginal your antecedent thoughts about it — well, you've apparent this video. Yes, like the draft of the world! She — I'm not even on the Internet and she bankrupt my Internet. [Laughs.] I've been off amusing media for a while, and it was, of course, amazing to acquire this Super Basin Sunday surprise. But added importantly, she abandoned it absolute carefully on a weekend that bureau something to the accustomed movement. It is, of course, Atramentous History Month, February, but that was Trayvon Martin's birthday, and the day afore Sandra Bland's [birthday]. I mean, this is a bearing that was affectionate of woke up by the Trayvon Martin killing, in acceding of activism, in acceding of accepting affectionate of nudged out of their post-racial slumber.