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Cardi B should change her name to Cardi Birkin.
The “WAP” rapper, 28, showed off yet another exclusive addition to her massive collection on Instagram, revealing that she scored Hermès’ newest design.
The “multi-pocketed and multi-practical” Birkin Cargo was “inspired by military clothing,” according to the French fashion house’s website. The leather and canvas design features five pockets on the outside, and even a built-in cupholder.
Birkin Cargos are currently available on 1stdibs and JaneFinds for $65,000 and $79,995, respectively.
But due to the style’s exclusive nature, the singer, said she paid “triple” for the purchase — meaning she likely spent up to $240,000 on her new purse.
“I wanted this f—king Birkin so bad. Y’all don’t understand, I called every f—king Hermès store, it just came out this year … I had to pay triple but I just love it,” she said in a video on Instagram Tuesday. “I just thought it was so amazing, she’s so pretty.”
Warning: Explicit language
Cardi has a whole closet full of coveted Hermès Birkin and Kelly bags, including crocodile versions in various colors, a powder blue bag she received from Kylie Jenner for her birthday and the many bags gifted by her husband, Offset.
She slammed racist reactions to her designer collection last year. “Why is it that y’all asking female rappers if they could get a bag from the Hermès store? Y’all don’t do this to these white celebrities,” she said. “So why is it that y’all gotta be asking us?”
“Hip-hop, we start trends. When y’all say that we devalue s—t, no we actually add value,” she added.
Offset — who also took heat for gifting their 2-year-old daughter Kulture her very own Birkin bag last year — defended his wife, saying, “Stop letting people on the internet tell ya’ll who can get a Birkin at the store, and how many Birkins you can get.”
“Black people having access to luxury shouldn’t be a debate…by the way hip hop starts the trends !”
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