Friday, April 27, 2012

Designer: Hermès

A trip to Hermès, for an inside look.

I was most fascinated when I came across Shini's (of Park & Cube) pictures from her recent trip to the Hermès Atelier Sacs —with a look at some of the work, behind the scenes, where the magic happens within the production department. Following her fascination, she has snapped some wonderful photographs that take us through phases of the process of production, and were some might argue, is the heart of the company: the skills and dedication to the finest of craftsmanship; craftsmanship that Hermès is so well known for…

Additionally interesting: in celebration of their 175th year and the brand’s unique relationship with leather, Hermès plans to host a public exhibition—starting May 8th to the 27th, (at 6 Burlington Gardens) in which some of the artisans will be showcase the creation of some of the bags. Wouldn't that be amazing to see? 

Images: (Previously granted) Permission by Shini of Park & Cube


  1. Fabulous photos....I'd love to go to the exhibition.

    When I went to a show at London Fashion Week last year I met Shini Park....I didn't realise she is as well known as she is! She was lovely :)

    1. She certainly is lovely! We have exchanged emails, and she seems as refreshing and fun as her blog :)

  2. Wonderful!! Handmade luxury, this is so good! would love to see the process behind it, so fascinating.

  3. These photos are beautiful! Thank you for sharing. x

    Kate {Something Fabulous}


  4. Wonderful 'behind-the-scenes' shots and so interesting to see.

    Hope you are enjoying a lovely weekend Sarah.

    x Charlotta

  5. Who doesn't love a little bit of Hermès? These behind-the-scenes pictures are worth a thousand words =)

  6. Always love Shini's beautiful posts...who knew, 48 hours for a Birkin!

  7. Fantastic photos! I was just in Hermes in NYC and here at South Coast this past week--I love it and can never spend enough time in there. Would love to see a bag constructed right in front of me. Have a wonderful weekend Sarah!

    xo Mary Jo

  8. Everything about Hermes is so clean, classic, and simple. All the pictures are darling. It's all just so beautiful from the bags, to the scarves, to the perfume bottles, to the flowers on display. Perfection.

  9. Oh Sarah, I adore Hermes, a timeless brand. Beautiful photos of the atelier and shop.
    Have a nice Monday!

  10. These photos are perfection! Oh, what I would do to be able to attend the public exhibition! xx

  11. Hi Sarah, these are just gorgeous photos. Ever time I walk into Hermès I get this overwhelming feeling that I never want to leave. I'd love to go to the Hermès Atelier Sacs. What a dream that would be!

    Hope you're having a lovely weekend! xoxo


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