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"The Hermes Shop Windows: Tales Of A Wanderer" 2000 GAZIER, Michele [text by] & Menchari, Leila

GAZIER, Michele [text by] & MENCHARI, Leila

Imprimerie Nationale Publishers

2000

[305] pp.

13" x 11"

Leïla Menchari (27 September 1927 – 4 April 2020) was a Tunisian designer and decorator.

In Paris, Menchari met Azzedine Alaïa. She also met Guy Laroche, who helped her become a star model. However, Menchari quit Laroche's business following the death of her mother and became the decorator for Hermès International headquarters on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. She worked for Hermès as a decorator for over fifty years. She also designed gloves, bags, and clothing, including a coat worn by actress María Félix. Her other responsibilities including supervising the factoring of glass manufacturer Saint-Louis.

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