Diane Pham

Hermès Debuts “Petit h,” a Line of Goods Made from Upcycled Factory Scraps

by , 01/16/11

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‘Luxury labels’ and ‘ethical fashion’ are two phrases that don’t often find harmony in the same sentence , so when we caught wind of Hermès taking a stab at sustainability we had to applaud their efforts. The fashion powerhouse recently launched a new collection dubbed “Petit h”, a series of “unidentified poetic objects” formed from defective inventory and factory-floor leftovers. With inspired ideas and adept hands, the company’s artisans are creating everything from jewelry hangers from teapot spouts, dumbbells from crystal wear, and intricate necklaces from their leather scraps.

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