The Hermes Scarf

The Hermes Scarf : History & Mystique

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The Hermes scarf is one of the greatest fashion icons of all time. Worn by royalty and celebrities, coveted and admired, and now avidly collected, this deceptively simple square of silk is much more than just an accessory: it is the stuff of legend. Now for the first time the heritage and influence of House of Hermes is fully explored, from the first scarfs debut in 1937 right up to the present day.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 243.84 x 256.54 x 40.64mm | 2,018.48g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • 292 colour illustrations
  • 0500515182
  • 9780500515181
  • 36,262

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An essential accessory to luxury lifestyles...has symbolized twentieth century beauty wealth and fantasy since its creation in 1937 A must-have for any fashionista's bookshelf...filled with page after page of gorgeous photographs An essential accessory to luxury lifestyles has symbolized twentieth century beauty wealth and fantasy since its creation in 1937" A must-have for any fashionista s bookshelf filled with page after page of gorgeous photographs" A must have for Hermes devotees, collectors, and those in pursuit of iconic fashion. This glossy tome grants access to seven decades of Hermes styles...and the imaginative women who loved them You can almost feel the cool, smooth squares of silk flowing through your fingers as you turn the pages of Nadine Coleno's chic coffee table tribute to Hermes. You can't help but pick your favorites
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Table of contents

Introduction; The Story of the Scarf; A Universe of Form; A Philosophy of Colour; Legends; Notes; Bibliography
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About Nadine Coleno

Nadine Coleno is an author and editor whose books include works on fashion, jewelry, contemporary art and architecture.
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