And finally something good comes out of the recession, especially if you still enjoy your shopping spree. Well you can buy the much hyped Hermes Birkin Bag minus the waiting list. The Birkins advertisement in Portero Luxury actually read, “The Wait Is Over. Get Yours Now!” And for all those compulsive shopaholics better to tell you that is where the effect of recession ends. Hermes Birkin Bags starts at $7,000.