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Hermès: the horse and carriage logo

   

© Hermès
© Hermès

The profile of a horse-drawn carriage with driver is instantly recognizable as the Hermès logo.

The logo is based on a drawing by Alfred de Dreux, entitled "Duc Attele, Groom a L'Attente". Bought by Emile-Maurice Hermès for his curio-filled office back in the 1920s, the drawing still hangs above the fireplace in the collector's old study, located on the second floor of 24 rue du Faubourg St Honoré.




  
 


Fashion Editor
03/20/2009
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