Weekly Photo Challenge – Careful

  Last year when watching the glove maker carefully going about his work at the Hermès Festival des Métiers in Hamburg, one of the interpreters caught my attention. She had a spectacular hairdo - her hair was artfully braided. And to top it off and add Hermès flair, she had incorporated a silk scarf into her headdress. The ...

How I Wear My… Kelly Bag

  A couple of weeks ago Hermès presented their Festival des Métiers here in Vienna. Those of you who follow me on Instagram have already seen a couple of pictures. - Once again I was pondering on what to wear and which handbag to use? Fall was slowly approaching and so I figured my vintage Kelly bag was ...

Porcelain Painter at the Hermès Festival des Métiers

Tigre Royal It's been a little while since I visited the Festival des Métiers, where Hermès artisans gave an insight to the house's craftsmanship and traditional métiers. The exhibition was held in May at the Hamburg-Museum and I've given you some ideas of what I've seen here and here. Es ist schon ein Weilchen her, seit ich das  Festival des Métiers, eine Ausstellung, in der Hermès Kunsthandwerker Einblick in die Kunstfertigkeiten des Hauses gewährten, besuchte. Die Ausstellung fand ...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

  Have you ever considered gloves a work of art? To be quite frank, I haven't. But since I visited the Festival des Métiers in which Hermès craftsmen showed their skills and knowledge (here), I do see gloves and in particular these, as a work of art, because now I know how the leather was inspected, streched and ...