PHOTOS COURTESY OF HERMÈS
If you’re tired of going through the same rotation when it comes to gift ideas, why not check out Petit h to be amazed by a unique selection of playful creations dreamt up by Hermès’ métiers? Artisans and designers create
interesting new offerings by thinking out of the box, with each piece crafted using upcycled/unused materials (be it leather, silk or even patterned porcelain) found in the workshops.
Calling it ‘creation in reverse’, here are 8 unique gift ideas available via Hermès Singapore’s online store. Start with the Square Rosette (SGD600) inspired by award ribbons given out during equestrian competitions. You can wear it on the lapel of your jacket or use it as an eye-catching bag charm, because there are really no rules.
Lovers of a touch of exotic can go for the whimsical Sardine Brooch (SGD940) with an exotic Porosus crocodile ‘tail’ in 5 different colour combinations. There’s also the Flat Case (SGD1200) featuring an Epsom leather cut-out detailing and a 100% silk twill interior, one that’s large enough (16.2 cm by 14.5 cm) to hold most what you need for a quick day out.
The Tea Cup Candle Holder (SGD500) is basically a porcelain tea cup sitting atop a crystal stand, both joined together to work as a fancy candle holder or even a pretty table ornament at home. Moving on to the Silk Buttons (SGD100) sold as a set of 6, all pinned onto a beautiful printed card which is perfect for Christmas.
Hermès also has another Set Of Three Pouches (SGD440) crafted in silk, cotton and linen respectively. Sizes vary between the individual pouches, and they each come with a drawstring closure to keep all your bits and bobs safely secured. Those gifting on the ‘safer’ side can opt for the Heart Charm (SGD470) or Bride Silk Bracelet PM (SGD290), both colourful options that will put a smile on your recipient’s face.