The Hermes Scarf

by Nadine Coleno

Thames And Hudson | July 13, 2010 | Hardcover |

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The Herme s scarf is a style icon. Worn by royalty and celebrities, coveted and admired, and now avidly collected, this deceptively simple square of silk is much more than just a fashion accessory: it is the stuff of legend. Since the first scarf made its debut in 1937, the House of Herme s has produced more than two thousand different designs. From the classic scarves that embody the Herme s tradition to the wildly imaginative stylings of contemporary designers, the House is always forging new paths and yet is never afraid to take a fresh and often witty approach to its own heritage. A scarf is not the work of a single individual; at each stage of its creation, talent and craftsmanship combine to create a work of art. These qualities shine through in the illustrations, by turns playful and poetic, which lead the reader into a richly colored world with a multitude of motifs. They range from the equestrian themes that are internationally associated with the Herme s brand, through French history and the natural world, to global cultures. From vibrant opulence to subtle harmony, every scarf conveys a mood and every one tells a story.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 9.84 × 9.84 × 1.57 in

Published: July 13, 2010

Publisher: Thames And Hudson

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0500515182

ISBN - 13: 9780500515181

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The Hermes Scarf

The Hermes Scarf

by Nadine Coleno

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 9.84 × 9.84 × 1.57 in

Published: July 13, 2010

Publisher: Thames And Hudson

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0500515182

ISBN - 13: 9780500515181

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The Herme s scarf is a style icon. Worn by royalty and celebrities, coveted and admired, and now avidly collected, this deceptively simple square of silk is much more than just a fashion accessory: it is the stuff of legend. Since the first scarf made its debut in 1937, the House of Herme s has produced more than two thousand different designs. From the classic scarves that embody the Herme s tradition to the wildly imaginative stylings of contemporary designers, the House is always forging new paths and yet is never afraid to take a fresh and often witty approach to its own heritage. A scarf is not the work of a single individual; at each stage of its creation, talent and craftsmanship combine to create a work of art. These qualities shine through in the illustrations, by turns playful and poetic, which lead the reader into a richly colored world with a multitude of motifs. They range from the equestrian themes that are internationally associated with the Herme s brand, through French history and the natural world, to global cultures. From vibrant opulence to subtle harmony, every scarf conveys a mood and every one tells a story.
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