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Exclusive photos: The by-invitation only
Hermès Museum is in a class by itself

CultureMap [Houston, TX], by Clifford Pugh

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Posted By:Four_Leaf Resident, 3/1/2013 5:55:31 PM

As the world´s premier maker of luxury leather goods, Hermés creates treasured items from the most beautiful materials on earth. The art of craftsmanship remains the company hallmark. But for inspiration, designers retreat to a small space above the famed Hermés Paris flagship store on Faubourg Saint-Honoreè. Here, in what was once the office of Émile-Maurice Hermés, who headed the company from the 1920s until his death in 1951, they return to the past amid the many treasures the Hermés family collected over the years.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/1/2013 6:17:27 PM     (No. 9203563)

And I thought the world´s premier maker of luxury leather goods was that sex toy shop on Hollywood Boulevard.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/1/2013 6:22:40 PM     (No. 9203570)

I have a bag that looks just like the bag in picture #7 ... leather but definitely not Hermes. Bought it in Loehmann´s.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 3/1/2013 6:54:25 PM     (No. 9203615)

Not allowed by my server or something. I don´t know why, but not taking a chance.
I did have a bag from hermes - a hand me down from my Sis in CA. Didn´t mean a thing to me then. lol

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thewarden, 3/1/2013 7:21:17 PM     (No. 9203653)

I´m accepting Hermes bags, new or used. I´d love a Birkin, especially. Wink wink.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mossley, 3/1/2013 7:56:34 PM     (No. 9203683)

#4, no problem! I have a spare $100K just sitting in my pocket... They do take Monopoly money, right?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kiwinews, 3/1/2013 9:11:04 PM     (No. 9203755)

Would love to see it, hate to dust it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dixie, 3/1/2013 11:17:05 PM     (No. 9203889)

This is a beautiful collection of goods of higher quality than anything I will ever use or possess. Thanks for posting this article.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/2/2013 12:58:31 AM     (No. 9203948)

Let´s hope it´s climate controlled and the items rotated because there is a lot of sunlight coming through the windows.

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