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It is worn by the most famous female celebrities and has basically become an essential item for the Hermés brand. What are we talking about? About their deluxe scarves, which were created in 1937.

What you didn’t know about Hermès scarves. Kelly used it very unusually!

Martina Šmalclová
07.Aug 2018
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Luxury scarf Hermès

What links Audrey Hepburn and Queen Elizabeth II? Their passion for scarves!

This deluxe French brand has been on the market for an unbelievable 181 years. It has managed to establish an important position during this period and in the second half of the 20th century Hermés scarves became an essential designer accessory worn by the greatest of legends: Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Queen Elizabeth II, Madonna or for example Grace Kelly, who devised a more practical use for it.

A guide by the Princess of Monaco: Only Hermès for fractures!

When Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly broke her arm, she used a deluxe Hermés to create a sling. She brightened up her snow-white outfit with this stylish accessory tied around her forearm and showed how easy and playful it is to combine aesthetics and practicality.

The scarf as a film star

This designer accessory adorns female icons not only in the real world, but also on the film screen. Charismatic Sharon Stone carried it off in Basic Instinct, Cameron Diaz in the film called My Best Friend’s Wedding, Anna Hathaway in the Princess Diaries and captivating Meryl Streep in the legendary film from the world of fashion, The Devil Wears Prada.

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Did you know that?

  • The scarves are marked carré and are made from deluxe silk or cashmere.

  • The original size of a silk Hermès scarf is 90x90cm.

  • The smaller scarves, which measure 45x45 cm, are called Gavroche and are based on a man’s handkerchief.

  • 79 grams is the average weight of a silk scarf measuring 90x90 cm.

  • The scarves are designed using an unbelievably broad palette of 75,000 colours.

  • These silk scarves are designed by artists, illustrators, graphic designers or masters in their fields from various cultures.

  • Over 1,500 designs have been created since the first scarf in 1937.

  • Around 30 new scarves start telling a new story every year.

  • Every season the scarves that are around 10 years old are revamped and are given a new appearance.

  • All the scarves are delivered in the traditional orange box.

  • The ribbon tied around the orange box is called a Bolduc.

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