Hermèsmatic or Dip Dying Your Silk Scarf at the Hermès Laundromat

Last Sunday I told you about the Vienna Hermèsmatic Pop-Up Store here and what it was all about. After going through my scarves I had selected 8 (no joke!) in the end, which I thought could use a little change. Or perhaps a fresh pop of color, which was available at the very special laundromat. Vergangenen ...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Experimental

I've been very "experimental" these last couple of days. Vienna is presently hosting Hermèsmatic, a very glamorous laundromat, where you can have your silk Hermès scarves dip dyed here.  Why have a scarf dip dyed? Do you have silk scarves tucked away you haven't worn in ages? Because the colors don't flatter you? Because you ...

Mein wunderbarer Waschsalon – Hermèsmatic in Wien

Seit ich vor langer Zeit zum ersten Mal von Hermèsmatic hörte, war mir klar: da will ich hin, das möchte ich mir anschauen! Ein Waschsalon von Hermès, bei dem man seine Liebe zu ungeliebten Tüchern auffrischen kann, das ist doch 'was für mich! Und dann fragte mich meinen Freundin Sanne vor ein paar Tagen: "Ich hatte gestern ...

5 Stylish Ways to Wear A Silk Twilly

In 2003 Hermès launched the Twilly, a piece of silk that measures 32"/85cm in length and 2"/6cm in width. I remember seeing it in the little Le Carré booklet and wondering what it was for. Then Christmas came and I received the little round signature Hermès box containing a black Bolduc Twilly from my friend Elly (here). What ...

Alphabet 3, Another Hermès Love Affair

A little over eighteen years ago I purchased my black and white Alphabet 3 scarf by designer Annie Faivre.  It actually is a Carré Finesse, a scarf that is printed in two colors only. And since I'm more of a colorful mind, this Alphabet is used for official occasions mainly. Vor etwas mehr als achtzehn Jahren kaufte ...