The Hermes Memento De L’Exposition Kelly
The Hermes Memento De L’Exposition Kelly is a restricted version vinyl PVC Kelly bag that presents a enjoyable twist on the enduring leather-based Kelly bag. The story behind these clear Memento De L’Exposition Kelly luggage began in 1996 when these clear luggage have been initially distributed as eye-catching invites to the Spring Summer time present. They served as a symbolic response to the heightened safety measures following devastating terrorist assaults in France the earlier yr, permitting for seamless safety checks whereas commemorating the tragic occasions. The inaugural clear Hermes Kelly bag featured daring inscriptions, corresponding to ‘HERMÈS COLLECTION ETE 1996’ on the entrance and ‘Kelly Clear (Particular pour Contrôle Sécurité!)’ in French, together with ‘See By way of Kelly (A Particular for Safety Bag Checks!)’ in English on the backside.
The clear Vinyl Kelly bag gained immense recognition, main Martin Margiela, the inventive director of Hermes on the time, to create a brand new model for the style home’s touring exhibition coinciding with its a hundred and sixtieth birthday. In the course of the ‘Hermes Exhibition within the Wonderland’ held in Japan from 1997 to 1999, guests had the chance to buy the second version of the clear Kelly bag, together with a further Orange Vinyl Kelly launched in 1998.