Leather Forever exhibition by Hermes Paris

Hermes epitomises the incredible quality and attention to detail when it comes to the leather that they use to craft their bags, shoes, saddles and many other beautiful and creative objects of desire.

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The exibition ‘ Leather Forever ‘ takes place at No.6 Burlington Gardens until May 27th and covers 12 rooms:

Savoir-faire: the library of skins-the only room at the exhibition where you are physically allowed to touch and feel different types of leather

Savoir-faire: the artisan’s studio where you can actually see Hermes bags being made in front of you and ask any questions you might have. I asked if Hermes says ‘no’ to any requests from their customers and was told that the only thing they could think of in that moment in time was that the leather of elephants isn’t being used unlike a long time ago in the past…..

The Patina of Time, Time Savers, Discretion and Simplicity

Variations on Kelly & Birkin, The spirit of the nomad, 

Companions and
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