11 Things You Didn't Know About Hermes


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)

5) Web-saavy.
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.

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Interesting tidbit about the orange box. I would love to see the original box. Also, who knew there were so many sizes!

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