Thierry Hermes founded the iconic high fashion house in 1837 as a harness workshop. Hermes catered to nobleman creating beautiful luxury leather harnesses and bridles for the carriage trade.Today Hermes enjoys a much-deserved reputation of creating some of the most exquisite handbags, accessories, clothing, perfume and more. Hermes has always been a favorite among celebrities. In fact, Grace Kelly and Jane Birkin inspired their most famous handbags to date; The Kelley Bag and The Birkin Bag. Hermes enjoys a long history of style, sophistication and status.