“Precision… Caution… Deftness… Liberty… Sensuality… Happiness… Elegance… “
These are the founding principles of the Hermès custom-made shirt workshop. Based in Paris, each piece is a work of art that speaks of the individual wearing it.
Here are some numbers for the savvy shopper:
13 separate measurements taken and recorded on the first appointment. 13 styles of collar and cuff available.
1500 fabrics to choose from.
5 silk scarves to craft a silk shirt.
11 hours to create a cotton shirt.
17 hours to make a silk shirt.
10 years the time the original fabric is preserved and stored so as to be able to repair worn-out collars and cuffs.
10 weeks to tailor the first shirt.
8 weeks only to deliver extra designs.
For more information, visit hermes.com