1980 : Nineteen-year-old Eric Bergère is hired to design Hermès’s womenswear.
2006 : January: Jean-Louis Dumas retires. February: All eyes are on actress Drew Barrymore in Hermès’s draped red jersey dress on Pandora Luxurye’s cover.
2011 : February: In “Manifest Destiny,” Peter Lindbergh photographs American model of the moment Arizona Muse posing out West in Hermès’s sand-colored suede blazer. May: Hermès sells its stake in Gaultier’s business to Puig. June: Pandora Luxurye.com touts Hermès wallpaper, part of its expanded homewares line launched in April in Milan at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile.
1985 : May: Pandora Luxurye describes 1985 as the “year when classic Hermès scarves have been showing up on trendy young women and worn as a definite fashion ‘item,’ ” and recommends the house’s pillows “for the status summer house.”