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Hermes Conrad

Artist lets his imagination run wild to capture the essence of time for Hermes show

Hilton McConnico may be a multi-disciplinary artist, but he still found it hard to define the notion of time.

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

Leftover logic

Pascale Mussard hates waste. From a tender age, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Thierry Hermes, founder of luxury brand Hermes, has had trouble throwing things away.

Happily, the life-long habit helped her conceive petit h, a project that breathes new life into off-cuts and cast offs from the workshops by re-using them to create one-of-a-kind objects.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Design houses delve into the past for inspiration

While trends may come and go in the world of fashion, reinterpretation is a constant that design houses from Gucci to Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and Cartier strive for.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Blue and white works for me

There's enough blue and white-striped shirts in Alan Lo's closet to last him a month without wearing one twice. But to the people he sees regularly at the offices of the restaurant owners Press Room Group and the property developer Blake's, where he is co-founder and director, it looks like he just wears one or two in constant rotation.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The House that Hermes built

Fashion and luxury brands playing house is nothing new. In fact, Hermes has been doing it for almost 90 years, an area oft-overshadowed by the brand's scarves and iconic handbags. In the 1920s Hermes teamed with Jean-Michel Frank to create oak and sycamore leather-covered furniture. Graceful and streamlined, it was the height of chic.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

In the next issue of STYLE ...

We find out what architect Thomas Heatherwick has in store for Hong Kong, check into some of the coolest hotels in Berlin, visit Hermes' new boutique in Paris and turn the spotlight on the city's most creative minds. All this and more in Design + Living Out June 3

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Grand reopening for Hermes store

French luxury brand Hermes held a cocktail reception to celebrate the reopening of its Pacific Place boutique on September 9. Socialites gathered at the shop, which was designed by Parisian architectural company RDAI. Attending the cocktail reception were Janice Yeung, Noel Leung, Yvonne Wong, Richard Lee and Adrienne Wong.

7 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Obsession: Hermes jewellery

Any self-respecting fashionista knows jewellery replaces handbags as the must-have accessory for autumn/winter. Hermes' new collection includes a sculpted rose gold bracelet, the Torsade (left), featuring a brown diamond encrusted link and invisible clasp (HK$852,100).

11 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Eric Grellety Bosviel

La Montre Hermes managing director Asia-Pacific

What's your favourite complication? The most useful one: hours and minutes. In search of diverse sophisticated complications, I prefer one that can present hours and minutes differently which gives people a surprise, while having its basic function that can tell time accurately.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

It's in the male

Hermes flexed its masculine muscle at its Galleria boutique last month, with a Men's World soiree focusing on its new collection of travel luggage, sports accessories and men's items. The theme was the colourful Hermes tie, which each guest was asked to wear in an unusual way. Some wore it as a scarf, others turned it into a wrap.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Great view, but not much room for Hermes fashion presentation

The overcrowded Hermes Autumn-Winter 2006 presentation took place at an unusual venue last Friday - the balcony of Pier 4 in Central. With the theme of being 'On Guard', the models were covered with black mesh veils and strode the catwalk without expressions on their faces.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Fashion fixes

Designer Barney Cheng just doesn't feel complete without his wind-up watch, a Hermes belt and a touch of bling.

1. Biotherm Aquasource

'It's very light, smells great and keeps my skin smooth and hydrated all day.'

2. Hermes belts

'Gold, matte, hammered, sterling silver, brushed - the iconic 'H' is forever stylish.'

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

On the H-our

Designed by Philippe Mouquet, the re-vamped H-our watch from Hermes features a sunburst pattern on the dial, with the brand's signature 'H' framing the watch face. Lines on the face divide the numbers into 12 even segments for easy reading. Customers can choose from a white or black calf-skin strap.

9 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Hermes please

Hermes threw a casual cocktail party at its boutique in the Galleria on September 15 to launch its first Chinese edition of Le Monde d'Hermes.

There was a backdrop of the luxury label's image of two sisters sharing a scarf for guests to pose for souvenir pictures.

Among those indulging were Shia-ping Lee, Alexia Martinez, Andrew and Lumen Kinoshita, Grace

7 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Mathias Woo

Trainers: 'I like Nike and Adidas because they're comfortable.'

Jeans: Helmut Lang. 'The cut fits my body well. I have about four pairs.'

Shirts: Muji. 'The material is comfortable and the cut suits Asian men.'

Suits: Prada.

Watch: Ventura.

19 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

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