In 1837, a saddle-maker named Thierry Hermes moved to Paris. Since then, five generations of his descendants have been devoted to building his success.
In 1879, his son moved the family business to the now famous address of 24 Faubourg Saint-Honore. Although the Hermes business is worldwide, it manages to remain on a human scale. Hermes still uses traditional know how and is active in 14 crafts: leather, scarves, ties, men’s clothing, women’s ready -to-wear, watches, stationery, shoes, gloves, enamels, homewear, tablewear, jewellery and of course, fragrances.