I had toyed with the idea of featuring one of my favorite Hermes artists, Loic Dubigeon, but hesitated after I discovered a quite different side to his art. The dichotomy between what Monsieur Dubigeon created for Hermes and as a freelance artist is quite astounding and I shall leave it at that.
I will be featuring Monsieur Dubigeon’s scarves in the near future and I would be shocked to hear if at least one of his creations was not among your favorites.
Born in 1934 to a family of shipowners in Nantes, Loic Dubigeon was not just an accomplished artist, but a sculptor and a muralist. He received his training as an architect at the Arts et Métiers de Paris.
I am aware of 21 carres he designed for the Parisian Fashion House, all quite stunning and exquisite in their detail.
Here is a sampling of some of his scarves…
More to follow