Hermès, BRIDES de GALA
Beautiful and rare giant square / collectible shawl 140x140 cm, feather silk twill, titled "Brides of Gala". In 1957, a legendary square of Hugo Grygkar, entitled "Brides of Gala", was born. since, his reeditions are regular. This model remains the most sold to date, with more than five hundred thousand copies in sixty different colors. It is also an inexhaustible source of inspiration for today's artists. Many variations are derived from it as well. simple, dynamic and elegant. Depending on how to tie this square varies infinitely and there is always something to discover. Straps designed by Hugo are those ordered in 1860 by Maximilian I of Mexico. These motifs recall the origin of Hermes, saddler harness, and his glorious history, as a former supplier of the Court. The elaborate ornaments raise the whole (Mors decorated with sirens and blazon with crowned lions.) We even think we hear horses neighing with their finery ... As for Maximilian of Austria, he is known for his tragic destiny whose scene was immortalized by "the Execution of Maximilian" (1868) Edouard Manet. But why does this square "Brides of Gala" continue to fascinate us?? The composition appears static with flanges arranged symmetrically like a coat of arms. The title is gracefully framed. However, once in action, reins and thongs draw dynamic curves. Silver gourmets shine like jewels while the margin is lemon yellow. A square so bold and so elegant, is there any other than "Brides de Gala" ? In fact, women's fashion of the years 50 And 60 is characterized by ultra-elegance and refinement. Mostly, the scarf has become an essential charming accessory. Celebrities wearing their scarves on screen as in life marked the spirit of the times. A magical elegance: the "Brides de Gala" prints such an aura of the time and would charm women forever ... I want to clarify that the colors of the photos are quite faithful to the reality, although it is brighter in reality. These possible color variations on the photos, are due to the light. Timeless graphics, it is one of the iconic squares of Hermès. A mixed and versatile square that can be a great gift. The composition tag is removed.