Batter up! A baseball bat and glove that cost you $16,000

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 5 September 2014

Just for the 1% or the truly insane, Hermes has come up with the priciest baseball glove and bat imaginable. Now, if you know anything about the Hermes brand, a $16,000 price tag on sports gear isn’t all that expensive. This company sells leather accessories that range anywhere from a $2,000 iPad case to a […]

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Alligator bites down on a $100,000 Hermes crocodile handbag just inches away from Ana Mulvoy-Ten

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 30 May 2014

Tyler Shields, a well-known celebrity photographer believes that indulgence is an idea. So to prove this theory – or to create a buzz or whatever – he set out to photograph a beautiful actress. And that beautiful actress was holding a $100,000 Hermes bag – the famous handbag that has accessory enthusiasts drooling.

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Hermes salt and pepper, anyone? Peddy Mergui’s rebranded grocery products

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 7 May 2014

Peddy Mergui has created a fun series of everyday objects with luxury packaging to explore ‘the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture. The exhibition is meant to highlight the challenges a designer faces when tasked with promoting economic interests while remaining true to his or her own moral compass’. The […]

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Windrider bicycle clips will make you feel like a god

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Products on Saturday 28 September 2013

These cool Windrider bicycle clips were designed by Gijs Bakker to put wings on your feet, just like the mythical greek god, Hermes. Not only are they super cool looking, the clips are also designed to keep you safe on the road at night by reflecting lights from traffic.

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The Prix Émile Hermès 2014 is now open

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By Sara Halas in New Events on Thursday 11 July 2013

The Prix Émile Hermès for 2014 is now open, and all young designers are encouraged to enter. The Foundation d’entreprise Hermès recognises the importance of supporting creativity, and developed the prize to salute designs whose purpose and meaning reflects society’s current and future needs. This years theme is based on our need to escape the […]

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Not For Production makes a giant Hermès bag

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By Emmanuel Romeuf in New Art on Wednesday 30 May 2012

Check out this awesome installation for Hermès created by Not For Production, a Pari- based audiovisual production company.

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