Archive for the 'Carres – Sp. Edition' Category

09 May

Jockey (1974)

Design by Philippe Ledoux Year: 1974, 1986 (Sp. Ed.), 2013 (as 70cm and twilly) No. 1592 Riding high on the racehorses of the world, the jockey’s traditional attire has been transformed and simplified since the nineteenth century. Heavy riding coats were replaced by lightweight, brightly coloured ‘silks’, boots replaced buckled slippers, and black riding hats […]

09 Jan

Au Coeur de la Vie (2007)

Translated: “At the Heart of Life” Artist: Aline Honore Year: Spring 2007 (8 cws), Spring 2014 (12 cws?) Also available in mousselline 90cm in Spring 2009 Ref no: 2235 Screens: 37 Description from Suspended between heaven and earth, nestling in the tallest trees of the Equatorial forest, the flora and fauna in this scarf […]

28 Jul

Couvertures et Tenues de Jour (1962)

Artist: Jacques Eudel Year: 1962, 1974, 1981, 1987, 2000   Subject: horse blankets and outfits for the day Ref no: 1356 From seton: I didn’t plan on writing an entry on CETDJ but it has come to my attention that everyone seems to be under the impression that it was introduced in 1974 just because […]

30 Apr

Cosmos (1966)

  Artist: Philippe LeDoux Year: 1966, 1991, 1999 Ref. 1426 Note: 1999 version has a stars jacquard and does NOT have the large ring in the middle like the previous versions. From the 1966 catalogue: From 1991 booklet: From 1999 booklet: From 1992: Also in 1998 Having Fun with your Hermes Scarf (not shown. Special […]

06 Feb

Un Jardin Sur Le Toit (2011)

Artist: Philippe Dumas Year: 2011 Note: This is a promotional gavroche that was given to the press for the launch of  Un Jardin Sur Le Toit fragrance in 2011. As far as I know, it was never available for sale to the general public, but who knows, it may change one day. Dumas also designed […]

19 Feb

Eperon d’Or (1974)

  Designer: Henri d’Origny Year: 1974 Also in 1986, 1990, 1997, 2003, Fall 2010 Ref. no: 1599 About 63 colorways so far. 2010 issues will be easy to recognize because of the color-blocking. From 1976 Hermes catalogue: From 1986 How to Wear: From 2010 Carre Stories:   From Jaime Mon Carre: Pic of Copyright in […]