‘Sarah likes simplicity”, my LSH (long suffering husband) states succinctly, with no hint of irony. simple taste. ‘Sarah simply likes things to be perfect. ‘ This is in fact a curse and the path to pure unhappiness, so if you share my tendencies, for the sake of your own sanity, it is suggested you try to curb them.
Whoever designed the Hermès plume, back in the days, achieved that delicate balance of simplicity with perfection. This bag is perfect, there are no extra frou frou things, hanging, tassels, zips, studs and what have you. It is unlined, handmade from the best possible leather and then as a final flourish, it is turned inside out so the stitching is invisible. It’s a retourner!
The proportions adhere to the golden section and it is ridiculously practical for real life. Result!
The plume is not famous like its sisters the bouncy Birkin and the eclectic Kelly, but it has its fans. Are you a member of the plume fun club?
Plume inspiration & random facts
I’ve had my plume for a while now, so it fully qualifies as classic wardrobe staple. It still looks practically new. Once a year or so, it goes through a handbag home spa.