Hermès “Petit H” video

Hermès has unveiled a video showcasing its Hermès Petit H Creative Lab project, which sees the luxury house turn its iconic designs into one-off objects

Hermes Makes $1.9 Million Gold Handbags

Hermes, which already produces the world’s most expensive functional handbags, the Kelly and the Birkin, has unveiled four new designs, each priced at $1.9 Million. The miniature totes, which are crafted from gold and studded with thousands of precious stones, double up as high jewellery. Significantly smaller than the popular leather versions, they are designed … Continued

French luxury group Hermes posts record 2011 sales

French luxury group Hermes has posted record sales of 2.8 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in 2011, highlighting the resilience of luxury brands in the face of the weakening global economy. The group’s sales were up 18.3 percent last year, beating the target of 15-16 percent growth, it said in a statement, and its operating margin … Continued

Hermès Arceau Marqueterie de Paille

Hermès honours the ancient art of straw marquetry, a form of expertise that has become extremely rare, with these two beautifully dialed watches. Marquetry (also spelled as marqueterie) is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. Presented for the first time on a … Continued

Hermès Chess Set

French fashion house Hermés have created a luxurious chess set as part of their Spring-Summer 2012 collection. The hand-sculpted set is carved from Brazilian rosewood and mahogany, laid out on a 95cm board made from Clemence taurillon leather.

Hermès F/W 2011 Campaign by Nick Knight

The Autumn/Winter 2011 campaign of Hermes is shot by legendary photographer Nick Knight, featuring Alana Zimmer and Isaac Carew. The campaign reinterprets the artisan tradition and hand-craft synonymous with Hermès for the twenty-first century.

Hermes Petit h collection

Hermès has launched a new collection dubbed “Petit h”, a series of “unidentified poetic objects” formed from defective inventory and factory-floor leftovers. Various artists have created a series of one-of-a-kind handcrafted accessories and toys ranging from leather stuffed animals to porcelain beaded bracelets. The items are part of the Petit h collection, which is being … Continued

Meet Jean-Claude Ellena, ‘scent writer’ for Hermes

Jean-Claude Ellena is a perfumer who never wears perfume, whose tools are pen, paper and memory, and who sees his work as “nose” for the French luxury house Hermes as that of a “scent writer”. “In a perfect world, I wish perfumes were never worn at all,” smiled the 64-year-old master perfumer as he welcomed … Continued

Hermes launches luxury saris

French luxury goods maker Hermes has launched a limited edition Indian sari range to “connect” with Indian culture as it target buyers in new markets. Indian women may wear Western dress to the office during the day but for weddings and other formal occasions they often prefer to wear six-yard (five and a half metre) … Continued

Hermès cannot meet demand for bags and scarves

Hermès, the luxury Parisian fashion house, says it cannot produce enough silk scarfs and luxury handbags to meet soaring demand. The 174-year-old company, regarded as the must luxurious of the super-luxe labels, announced a 50% jump in first-half profits to €291m due to huge demand for its Kelly and Birkin handbags in the US and … Continued

Hermès fall 2011 campaign

Hermès has a new star for Fall 2011 Campaign. Isaac Carew was photographed by Nick Knight for the luxury brand.

Hermes HigHtecH iPad workstation

This Hermes leather work station for iPad allows you to prop up your device up for working or viewing media. The work station also doubles as a protective cover. Crafted using of ebony evergrain calfskin, the 10.2″ x 8.5″ cover is priced at $1,400.

Hermès Spring Summer 2011 Ad Campaign

The “When Tools Meet Inspiration” Ad Campaign by Hermes features Jacquelyn Jablonski photographed by Nick Knight. The Spring / Summer 2011 ad campaign introduces the tools that Hermes uses for their products.

World’s Most Valuable Luxury Brands

Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the sixth consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2011 BrandZ study. The brand, owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has a value of $24.3 billion, an increase of 23 percent from 2010. That’s almost as much as the combined values of Hermes, … Continued

Hermès to debut full home range in Milan

The French luxe brand Hermès will launch its first furniture range during the Salone del Mobile, running April 12-17. Artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas has teamed up with designers including Enzo Mari, Denis Montel, and Antonio Citterio to create furnishings, furniture and accessories that will be available in select Hermès stores this fall. In addition, as … Continued

Hermes iPad 2 cases

French luxury brand Hermes is cashing in on the popularity of the iPad 2 with cases that cost more than the tablet itself. The Hermes Swift (left) is a slipcase made from calfskin leather that costs a whopping $820. It comes in 10 different colors. The Hermes Station (right) is a book-style cover, made from … Continued

Hermes Mahogany and Leather Valet Stand

Hermès has come out with the ultimate well-dressed gentleman’s accessory – a valet stand in solid mahogany, fine leather and brass with ebony detailing. The luxe piece is a limited edition re-issue of a classic item created for Hermès in 1930 by famed French decorator and designer Paul Dupré-Lafon. It features a calfskin hangar for … Continued