A pocket-sized, illustrated book depicting the work and history of the House of Hermes.
The iconic bags, the instantly recognizable packaging, the celebrity fans - Hermes is the last word in luxurious accessories.
Through the generations, Hermes have created innovative and exquisite accessories for the most glamorous customers. From their nineteenth-century saddlery workshop to 1960s Paris and beyond, Hermes has graced the arms and wardrobes of style icons from Grace Kelly and Jane Birkin to Victoria Beckham and Kim Kardashian. Little Book of Hermes tells the story of the evolution of the House of Hermes, through beautiful illustrations of the most coveted items and authoritative text by fashion historian Karen Homer.
Karen Homer is an established fashion journalist who worked as a fashion columnist forThe Times and has contributed to theTelegraph,Harpers & Queen,Elle,World of Interiors andVogue. She is the author of theLittle Book of Dior andThings a Woman Should Know About Style. She lives in London.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction - The Early Years - A New Generation - Considered Expansion - The Evolution of Fashion - Iconic Bags - Silk Scarves - Aristocracy and Celebrity Clientele.
Fashion & society