$20,000 Hermès Birkin bags returned for smelling like marijuana

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When you choose to spend $20,000 dollars on a bag... it better be pretty perfect.

Many women dream of adding a coveted Hermès Birkin bag to their wardrobe some day, but recently instead of a beautiful bag that smells of leather, customers have gotten something else entirely.

A beautiful bag still, of course, but one that smells terrible. Customers have complained that as soon as the bags are exposed to the sun (and its heat) they give off a marijuana-like smell, some even said skunk-ish. Can you imagine? You take your beautiful new bag out for a stroll around town and have to tell your friends, "Oh -- that smell isn't me, it's my bag!"

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