Hermes Designer History:
Hermes was established by Frenchman Thierry Hermes in 1837, and at the time first started out as a professional saddles and leather goods maker, and before long included boots, jewelry, home decor, and silk scarves to its collection of luxurious products.
In the 1920’s, Emile who was Thierry Hermes grandson further included luggage bags. One of the houses first creative designers was Lola Prusac, and the first women selection was presented in Paris in 1929. The Hermes scarf was launched following the start off of its first shop in Paris in the 1930’s. The company’s scarf selection eventually evolved into a prominent part in the company’s range of products. Nevertheless, their fragrance collection of perfumes and colognes also considered for a substantial piece of the businesses revenue.
The designer handbag made popular once Grace Kelly included it in her personal social wear back in the 1956 was in fact initially designed nearly two decades before in the late 1930’s. The houses Haute Couture collection was ended in 1956, but they carried on presenting shows only at the time of the European Fashion Week.
The house of Hermes runs more than 200 retail shops globally, almost half of them are company-owned and at the same time Hermes merchandise is offered in almost 40 additional stores. Descendants of its creator Thierry Hermes manage 75% of the business while In 2006, Patrick Thomas was positioned CEO, being the first person beyond the family members to direct the company.
Hermes Fragrance History:
Hermes presented its first perfume Caleche in 1961 and In 1974, they released Amazone perfume. Additional perfumes for women feature Eau des Merveilles; 24 Faubourg; and Caleche. Hermes also offers a collection of men’s colognes among them Equipage, Bel Ami and Terre D'Hermes. Furthermore, Hermes develops unisex scents that can easily be applied by both males and females, such as Eau d'Hermes, Un Jardin sur le Nil, and Eau d'Orange Vert just to mention a few. Jean Claude Ellena has been in-house perfumer for Hermes from 2004 and is in charge of the creation of many new aromas in the Hermessence series, among them Paprika Brasil and Hermessence Santal Massoia .