EQLiving readers clear favorite in the categories of jewelry and leather goods was Hermès.

Hermès, the iconic French luxury brand, has a deeprooted history in the equestrian world. Established in 1837 by Thierry Hermès, the brand began as a harness workshop in Paris, specializing in creating exquisite equestrian equipment. Thierry’s attention to detail, craftsmanship, and dedication to quality quickly gained recognition among the equestrian community, establishing Hermès as a leading name in the industry. Throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the company ventured into other luxury goods while maintaining its strong equestrian heritage. Hermès is celebrated for its highly coveted handbags, such as the Birkin and Kelly bags, known for their impeccable craftsmanship and exclusivity. The brand also offers exquisitely designed accessories, including silk scarves, ties, fragrances, and home goods.

Favorite Leather Goods

  • Winner: Hermès
  • Silver: Coach
  • Bronze: Longchamps

Photo: Alden Corrigan Media

Favorite Jewelry

  • Winner: Hermès
  • Silver: David Yurman
  • Bronze: Lugano


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