Armani unsuccessfully explored Hermes deal

Giorgio Armani explored a merger with French luxury group Hermes but without success, the Italian designer told Bloomberg, adding he planned to keep control of his fashion empire as long as he stays healthy. Mr. Armani, who is in his 70s and one of Milan’s long-established names, was quoted in an interview with the news … Continued

Eric Clapton’s Hermes Crocodile Guitar Case

The other day we told you about Karl Lagerfeld’s bespoke trunk from Louis Vuitton. In the same vein, we now present Eric Clapton’s ultra-luxurious, custom-made crocodile guitar case from Hermès. Clapton’s case was specially made to hold his Martin 00028 EC acoustic guitar, the rock star’s signature model (“EC” are his initials) which he helped … Continued

The Reality of Luxury Goods Manufacturing

A new book out by author Dana Thomas, called Deluxe: How Luxury Lost its Lustre, explores how the manufacture of luxury goods, and in particular luxury clothing, has been outsourced almost in its entirety to a handful of developing countries such as China and Turkey. Dana Thomas knew it was time to investigate ‘luxury’ when … Continued

Limited Edition Bugatti Faubourg Watch

“For a timepiece with a difference, look no further than the latest edition of the Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti”, which brings together three ultra luxurious brands that are Bugatti, Hermes and the distinguished Swiss watch maker in a unique partnership. All this is done to compliment Bugatti’s new Veyron Faubourg Par Hermes car. You will see … Continued

Hermes Crocodile Peacoat for $150,000

Animal lovers, close your eyes : Hermes has released a $150,000 Crocodile peacoat ! That eternally classic item of military-inspired menswear, the peacoat, has been interpreted in myriad different ways and fabrics over the years since it was first adopted by European navies some 250 years ago. Mens designer Veronique Nichanian released this elite item … Continued

Hermes Jypsiere Bag

The latest and most exciting bag off the Hermes Fall runway is the Jypsiere bag (aka the Birkin messenger) designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. He was seen wearing the androgynous shoulder bag down the runway following his Fall ’08 show for Hermes. The bag is fashioned after a hunting satchel in which Gaultier describes as … Continued

Hermès Apple

The protective case is built specifically to keep your apples perfectly encased, shielding them from jabbing pens and exploding bronzers that could end up damaging your cherished iPhone. The strap is equipped with a handy knife holder, so you’ve got no excuses left as to why you’re not getting your daily vitamins! The quirky green, … Continued

Yohji Yamamoto Teams Up With Hermes

The Yohji is the new bag produced by the French Maison Hermes. The bag already boasts a prestigious primacy: this is the first creation designed by Hermes joinlty with a designer…and what a designer! As the bag´s name suggests, the project was carried out by Yohji Yamamoto. The Yohji bag made its debut at Yohji … Continued

Bugatti Veyron Fbg par Hermes

Harking back to a collaboration first initiated in the 1920s, Bugatti has teamed up with haute couture house Hermes and designer Gabriele Pezzini, to accessorize the Veyron. Showcased for the first time at the 2008 Geneva Autoshow, the Bugatti Veyron Fbg par Hermes is named after Hermes’ historical headquarters on the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore … Continued

Hermes $16,000 Carbon Fiber Briefcase

Hermes is acknowledged as one of the most luxurious and prestigious brands in the world that offers a range of beautiful items from scarves to handbags and gloves to clothing. The carbon fiber briefcase from the house speaks of style, sleekness and lavishness. It has a carbon fiber outercase, tan leather inner lining and handle, … Continued