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From Our Reading List



How Hermes Built A $6 Billion Business Without A Marketing Department

Hermès has built a $6 billion business, but it doesn't have a marketing department. Instead, the French luxury giant...
Recovering From Damaged Surfaces: A 101

From coffee stains to scratches on your prized leather posession, Ganzo has a handy guide that has got you covered...
Inside Hosoo, the 327-Year-Old Textiles Mill Supplying Chanel and Dior Hermes 

Located down a nondescript side road stands one of the oldest enterprises in the city: Hosoo, a textiles mill that has been passed down through twelve generations of its founding family....

Ubrique: The City with a Long History of Producing for Luxury Brand

A well-kept secret of the luxury world, the journey to Ubrique is a treacherous one with no direct trains or flights...



How a Japanese Craftsman Lives by the Consuming Art of Indigo Dyeing

There are some traditions that are universal. Here, we highlight a single craft — and how it’s being adapted, rethought and remade for the 21st century....

The Secrets And Dreams Of A Leather Craftsman

When I met Saley, I wanted to know how hard it was for a young boy to learn the craft. Very hard, he says. Consider the task of "skiving" leather; the leather worker uses an extremely sharp knife to slice thin layers off...