Pierre-Alexis Dumas, © Julien Oppenheim
A conversation with Pierre-Alexis Dumas, Hermès
September 20 2023, 7.00pm
The second talk of Fashion Issues, a series of events dedicated to the world of fashion, the issues, challenges and transformations that the fashion industry is facing, introduces us to the fashion house Hermès. Cathy Horyn is in conversation with Pierre-Alexis Dumas, artistic director at Hermès and a member of the founding family that has run the company for six generations. Dumas will be talking about how Hermès uniquely balances heritage and a true sense of modernity in design, as well as how it communicates its image and ideas.
The talk is held in English and is introduced by Marco Sammicheli.
Curated by Cathy Horyn, journalist and fashion editor of The New York Magazine and The Cut, assisted by Marco Sammicheli, design, fashion and craft curator and Director of Triennale Milano’s Museo del Design Italiano, and Luca Stoppini, art director and member of the acquisitions advisory board of the Museo del Design Italiano.