Tag Archives: Hermès

On ne jette rien

  Hermès is known as one of the ultimate purveyors of luxury goods, but its off-shoot line, Petit h, is all about up-cycling, or très chic re-cycling. For years, Creative Director Pascale Mussard has collected all sorts of defective goods, … Continue reading

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Dans le sens des aiguilles d’une montre

Fine watches and jewelry also have a Fashion Week. It’s taking place right now. Appropriately, the event takes place in Switzerland, the country synonymous with precise timepieces. It’s a big deal; in 2012, over 100 nations were represented at Baselworld. … Continue reading

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Une archiviste de la mode

Every year, the school where I work has a career day, just like my own high school did when I was sitting on the other side of the desk. They feature all the usual suspects, but they’ve never had fashion … Continue reading

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De première qualité

I wrote the other day about learning about the making of the beautiful Hermès carrés at the Festival des Métiers in New York. While that was undoubedly the biggest draw for the crowd, there was also plenty of interesting work being done … Continue reading

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L’apprentissage

This weekend, I went to the the Hermès Festival des Métiers in New York. It’s off to its other U.S. destinations of San Francisco and Houston, and I highly recommend it to you if you’ll be anywhere near those cities. First, … Continue reading

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Une chanson de gestes

If you admire fine craftsmanship, you’ll enjoy the Hermès Festival des Métiers. It’s traveling the world and being held in three US cities in the coming weeks – New York, San Francisco, and Houston. Click on the link, above, for … Continue reading

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Les 3 marches

I discovered a great vintage boutique just a stroll away from where I live in the summer, Catherine B – or really two boutiques in one at 1 and 3 rue Guisarde, in between the boulevard St. Germain and Place … Continue reading

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