Jean-Claude Ellena

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 [...]

Hermes India

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) [...]

kelly croco bleu

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 [...]

Isaac Carew

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 iPad workstation

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.

Hermes SS 2011 Ad

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.

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