Founded in 1837, Hermès began as a high-end harness workshop in the Grands Boulevards quarter of Paris, dedicated to serving European noblemen.In 1900, the firm offered the Haut à Courroiesbag, specially designed for riders to carry their saddles with them. In the 1920’s Hermès added an accessory collection and a menswear line. In 1929, Hermès introduced the first women's couture collection in Paris.
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During the 1930’s Hermès showcased some of its most recognized original goods such as the iconic leather handbag which later came to be known as the "Kelly bag" after Grace Kelly, and the Hermèsscarves in 1937.Hermès began to draw inspiration from art and literature. In 1949, the same year as the launch of the Hermès silk tie, the first perfume, Eau d'Hermès, was produced. Today, Hermès specializes in luxury goods such as leather accessories, silk scarves, perfume, and ready-to-wear clothing.