Are Painted Hermes Birkin Bags Still Popular? Have you been keeping up with the craze of celebrities carrying hand painting Hermes Birkin bags? Well over the past couple of years celebrities such as Lady GaGa and Kim Kardashian have had their Birkin bags custom painted, causing up much of a stir by fans. Who would pay an astronomical amount of money for a handbag, just to have it painted? Some of the hand .