It is soooo difficult to resist

and not get excited about some of the latest additions to my petit Hermes Scarf Boutique… Like this Varangues, for example. I simply can’t get enough of this scarf! Designed by gifted artist, Dimitri Rybaltchenko, this stunner is from the 2001 Spring/Summer Collection.  Inspired by a varangue, an antechamber typical in Mauritius homes, similar to a screened in porch, […]

Over the Rooftops of Paris

It is a cool January day when I step off the Gare de l’Est to visit my daughter in the 16eme arrondissement.  She had recently taken a position as an au pair with a family of six. Eager to meet up with her, I quickly make my way through the Michel-Ange Auteuil Metro and then […]

Vintage Hermes Silk Scarf Perles du Kenya with Hermes Box

The highly sought after, Perles du Kenya Hermès silk scarf, was designed by Dimitri Rybaltchenko and first issued in 1997. Dimitri Rybaltchenko is the son Vladimir Rybaltchenko (1939 – 2002), who in turn was the great-nephew of Philippe Ledoux, all renowned Hermes artists. Dimitri’s father brought us for example all time Classics such as the Cavaliers d’Or. […]

Prieres Au Vent by Dimitri Rybaltchenko

Prieres au Vent, Rybaltchenko, 1996

Dimitri Rybaltchenko comes of from a family of great artists, who have all played a major role in the Maison Hermès’ success, in particular the Hermès Carré.  Dimitri, the son of Vladimir Rybaltchenko, who was the great-nephew of Philippe Ledoux. Dimitri has carried on his family’s legacy by creating favorites, such as the Noel au […]