Take a Friday breather, and check out these fun facts about Hermes from this Harpers Baazar Article
CLICK HERE to read the full list, below are a few highlights:
1) The name.
Thierry Hermès founded the fashion empire but the name Hermès also comes from the Greek god of messengers and commerce. (via About)
Hermès was one of the first luxury brands to launch an e-commerce site in 2001.
7) The orange box.
The iconic Hermès orange boxes were originally cream colored with a gilded edging imitating the pigskin, then mustard coloured with a brown edging. The first orange boxes came about after the Second World War, due to a shortage of the original materials.