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The height of French chic, from saddles to scarves

Latest update : 2009-01-16

In 1837 Hermès was a saddler and a family-run business. Seven generations later, this French firm still makes saddles but it also creates high-end fashion and luxury goods, employing 3,500 people worldwide and selling in over 200 Hermès stores.

Date created : 2009-01-15

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