Thursday, 26 February 2009

hermès "life in a pocket" silk tie

i thought last season's "life in a pocket" silk tie was a one off, but hermès introduced three new prints/embroideries and colorways for spring summer 2009. i really really like the grey tie above. seriously, there are silk ties, and then there are hermès silk ties.

the silk ties will be sold throughout hermes stores in support of the fight against AIDS. the ties were designed by their in house menswear designer veronique nichanian and has a special pocket designed to hold a condom and a tiny red bow sewn above the hermès logo on the reverse. a portion of all proceeds will be donated to Sidaction, a french-based charity dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS and to the search for a cure.

i applaud their effort to make this into a recurring thing. hermès silk and lurex tie, hand-folded with interior secret pocket, £117.

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  1. I love those ties, Joseph.

    Very nice...get the grey one for a hot night out and maybe get lucky. hahaha.

    Hermes is tempting me these days.

  2. Interesting ties... Thanks for sharing!

    P.S. @ Kevin - I don't think Joe needs luck. Tee hee!

  3. oh yes, silly me. His got a long queue of admirers:-P hehehe.

  4. crazy you guys, i need all the help i can get! :D

  5. Hey Joe, im just wondering if i can still get your balenciaga millitary jacket somewhere. i really live it

  6. jacky: did you mean the one with the gold buttons? it's from ages ago, can't find them in stores now. best bet is resellers. balenciaga also tweaks their military coats every season, maybe something from the new season might catch your eye?

    or if the price and size is right, i might sell you mine hehe!

  7. i like the royal blue tie.


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