Saturday, January 2, 2016
Collection SS2016: La Marche du Zambeze
HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!!!!!
I thought I'd start right away with the first in Hermes' new spring/summer 2016 scarf collection - a new design that's meant to mesmerize you with a refreshing design, and which is sporting very fresh colours.
At the centre of La Marche du Zambeze, a majestic elephant symbolises family and power. Around him are gathered the creatures of his kingdom, the great river lands of the Zambezi: giraffe, zebra, leopard and crocodile trace its course from the savannah to the delta marshes. The river’s flora is silhouetted all around the composition, off-setting the rich patterns of python and crocodile skin.
Ardmore is a collective of Zulu, Zimbabwean and Sotho artisan potters, founded by Fée Halsted in 1985, in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.
Today, the group numbers seventy members: creative artists dedicated to reinventing traditional styles, united by their recognition of what our common humanity and fraternity truly mean – namely that we each exist thanks to others. This carré marks the beginning of a new collaboration between the collective, and the house of Hermès.