Why Kim Chiu asked Heart Evangelista to paint on her Hermes bag

by Anj Sampayan
Dec 7, 2016
Kim Chiu recently commissioned Heart Evangelista to paint on her royal blue Hermes Kelly.

Kim Chiu was the latest celebrity client of Heart Evangelista.

The Kapamilya star recently commissioned the Kapuso star to put "heART" or paint on Kim's royal blue Hermes Kelly bag.

After a "whole-day work," see the way Heart breathed new life into the bag.
On Instagram, she also thanked Kim.
Here's a portion of her message, "Thank you also for inspiring me.
"Stay sweet, funny and most especially KIND.

"This one is for you!:) hope you like it!:)"

READ: Heart Evangelista paints on Kim Chiu's Hermes bag

Now why would Kim opt to have her expensive Hermes painted?

Her reason was most likely the same reason Heart got into painting luxury bags: to refurbish it.

Kim's Kelly has a sentimental value to her.

On her 20th birthday, she splurged on such luxurious item as a birthday treat to herself.

That was the same year when she starred in Kung Tayo'y Magkakalayo (2010) with Kris Aquino, Gerald Anderson, Gabby Concepcion, and Albert Martinez.

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In a past interview, she told the press, "Sabi ko, 'birthday ko naman, magtu-20 na ako, makabili nga ng isang [Hermes] bag."

Her Kelly is now six years old.
While Hermes offers "spa treatment" or repair for its pricey bags, the Hong Kong store is said to be a bit strict if the bag is not purchased from its branch.
If you send it to a branch abroad, depending on the condition, cleaning and conditioning may take five months or more.

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