There are the Hermès scarves of course but also the six-figure handbags with wait list, perfumes, equestrian chic and men's and women's ready-to-wear. As its logo reminds, Hermès started as a harness-making shop in 1837. Even today leather goods make up 30% of sales. It began making its signature handbags in 1922, scarves in the 1930s, silk ties in 1946 and perfumes in 1949. The very private Hermès Museum at the Fauboug Saint-Honoré flagship store is by invitation only and must be arranged in advance. As far as shopping goes, remember that what you buy as a tourist may be eligible VAT tax refund when you leave France.
Hermès, Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris, France