By Sandra Rose  | 


Update: According to my loyal reader Rodney, the custom Hermes cost a tidy $67,000.

Thanks to loyal reader Darnell for verifying that the purple Hermès carried by Pharrell Williams in an earlier post does belong to him. In the following post from Pharrell's blog, he explains he traveled to Paris to pick up his custom made Hermès, which is normal procedure for the elite who can afford these bags. Most Hermès are made to order.

Stopped by Hermes yesterday to pick up my new travel bag. Hermes is a world famous luxury goods company originally known for it’s leather goods including it’s saddles and famous silk scarves. This purple croc bag is a “Haut A Courroie” which is the original Birkin bag. This bag is a custom piece hand made in the Paris shop. The key chain was made by Jacob. (Source)

Lucky him. A Hermès croc had to set him back 20 grand at least.

  • ms.peaches

    Wow only 20 I need to jet over to Paris then & snatch 1 up!!! yeah right I will just stare at Pharells & hopes maybe he leaves it behind the next time he's in town(lol) I really wish he had picked another color though cause that one is screaming Tinky Winky, I still love u Pharell & I wish you woud hook up with Lauren already I would love 2 see them 2 together!!

  • bloggergirlz

    i just can't see a man carrying that bag...he's taking the whole "man purse" thing to another level...true metrosexual indeed!

  • TT

    Who cares?????????????????????

  • Coo Coo Bananas

    Got the same thing 4 different colors. Who's mad?

  • candycane

    And what exactly does a bag like that do other than hold your belongings? Does it steam clean the clothes inside??

  • blkdiamonn

    lol...pharrell carries a purse. this is the same birkin bag that all the female celebs carry. i hope this doesn't become a trend like that whack scarf trend that these metrosexual guys are rockin

  • alana

    What a waste of money. People are out here starving and they are spending $20k on a purse. A purple purse at that. And they killed an innocent alligator to make it...Wheres PETA? lol

  • bklynsjm123

    I think its a waste of money as well but trust it will be the new "it" brand and people are going to run them damn bags in the ground just like they did with all the other designer names. IE: Gucci, Louis Vuitton etc.

  • shhhh

    Pharrell use to be so cute.

  • mina

    ok, I hope that's for his girlfriend or mama.

  • kdillon

    labels labels labels

  • Bird

    Greed is a horrible thing. This man has gone out and purchased a purple purse looking bag for no other reason than its expensive and he could. Lord help us all.

  • dj_dceezy

    right. why glorify a purple CROCODILE purse but we are supposed to be all proper for NAACP higher ups?

  • Levar Thomas

    They will have them in 2o different colors down by Woodruff Park in 3 months for $65.00 each;)

  • alana

    WTF 67k???? He could have saved at least 8 of his "adoring" fans from foreclosure. Maybe Jeezy needs to talk to some people In the industry about giving back to the main people who make you famous. I'm with Bird, he only got that bag because he could afford it (not that that's a bad reason). I'm not trying to be hard on these entertainers because I know they work hard but I'm so dissapointed in how a lot of these entertainers glorify dumb shyt

  • 2bme

    this is when you know you have too much money..this is a dumb purchase..Do you know what I could do with wouldn't be buying no damn purse..but hey its his money he can do what he wants..but purple? This does nothing for the gay rumors Pharrell

  • Angel_Minded

    This reminds me of that ugly Louis Vuitton bag that was being sold for 45k, and Beyonce had one.

    As people already stated, these celebs buy bags/purses for no other reason other than they can, and to prove that they got money.

    That's probably why I have so much respect for Angelina Jolie, she donets like 1/3 of her income to charity and you never see her rocking ridiculously expensive purses...b/c she knows that there are more important things to "splurge" on.

  • 2thick4u

    This dude is pathetic!!!

    I thought he was business savvy...I hope it was a gift:)!!!

  • Bsoul

    Bad news: It's not attractive at all; it's bulky and cumbersome.

    Good news: He can fit an entire home gym inside.

  • Mz_Magnificent1

    What the duece???!!! I love me some Skateboard P but that "purse" is NOT the business...$67K for what? Hermes bags aren't nowhere NEAR the vicinity of being cute...what a waste of money!

    And better yet...why the hell is he carrying that around? Ummm Lord I'm praying that man isn't saying "How You Doing?"!!!

  • kpakpando

    I would love that purse... but I surely would sell it and get this Sallie Mae monkey off my back once and for all. It's still hot though.

  • AreUForReal


    I never considered that. The sound might be hot, but I don't think he's ready for Ms. Badu mentally.

    Now back to the topic before I get in


    Say it ain't so? I can understand wanting a custome travel case ( I actually want a custome truck for that purpose), but why would a man want a purple bag? yes it is the color of Royalty, but it's not even a manly (dark) purple.

  • Brookiebaby0506

    He could stand to take notes from Jeezy and used the money instead to help out someone who really needed it. That purse could have bought 2 of those special vans that jeezy just bought. tsk tsk tsk

  • Mia

    What a complete waste of money. Even if I could afford that I don't know that I'd buy that. I'd like to think that I'm the kind of person who'd give back to the community and people who really need help and what not, but we all know money changes people.

  • jsquare

    Actually Pharrell does a lot of good for the community. He is actually working on building a community center for kide here in Virginia Beach. Just because you don't here about it every day, doesn't mean its not being done.

  • The Black Katie Couric

    Now correct me if I'm wrong but isn't Hermes the same company Oprah had beef with awhile back.

    I know they made nicey, nicey with her on a show after the incident but still.

    On the side note, I bet dude would NOT rock that tote in the 757 (Hampton Roads, VA) for sure!!!!

  • ms.peaches

    AreUForReal Says:


    I never considered that. The sound might be hot, but I don’t think he’s ready for Ms. Badu mentally

    ??? I was talking about him hooking up with Lauren London, what were talking about??? Him & Erykah oh Hell no she would have that boy in an institution b4 he is 30(lmao) you see what she did 2 Dre & Common there just now coming back down to planet Earth(lmao)!!!Sorry