Seven or eight years ago, apropo of nothing I can remember, someone I knew only through the internet sent me this:
You could have knocked me over with a silk scarf - it was a stunningly generous and kind gesture.
A few months later, someone else gave me THIS:
The poster commemorating the 150th anniversary fireworks display that Hermes held in central Paris. I frankly haven't seen another one of these posters anywhere - ebay, Hermes collectors groups etc. And mine has been signed (well, probably robo-signed) by the chairman of Hermes.
And thus, just that easily, I decided I was going to start snapping up these Hermes Feux d'Artifice scarves if I saw them at a decent price. It's an ideal collection, ... View the Post