March 25, 2011

Luxe Life: Hermes Festival of Crafts

Hermes Artisans at Work {Via Hermes}
One of Deacon's first words was Birkin. Just kidding - but we have always coveted the iconic Hermès bag. Now, DC-ers can check out what makes the famed brand tick when the visit their first traveling Festival des métiers (Festival of Crafts).

Starting on March 25 at Fairfax Square at Tysons Corner, the Festival will present week-long demonstrations by the masterful craftsmen and artisans from the renowned Hermès workshops in Lyons, France. Opened to the public, you'll have an insider's glimpse into the poetic and visionary techniques of the Hermès craft and the opportunity to meet the Hermès artisans at their workbenches, and experience at firsthand his or her highly-skilled trade such as leather making, silk engraving, jewelry making and many more.

We wouldn't miss it for the world - the fest goes until March 30, so don't miss out! Want to see more? Check out the photo gallery, below:


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