Carré Story – Beloved India

“Like an enormous illustration, the Carré Beloved India pays tribute to the artisans who paint the earthen walls of Indian homes. Giant cartoons, picture-book illustrations and childlike frescoes… This figurative, ornamental and very expressive painting style is characteristic of Indian folk art.”
When Beloved India was first issued in Fall 2008, it immediately caught my attention because of the gorgeous illustration draw by Philippe Dumas (Monsieur Dumas is the grandson of Emile Hermès and also an illustrator of children’s literature. Btw, Emile Hermès is the grandson of Thierry Hermès, the founder of the house). However, I didn’t buy any silk Carrés back then coz I couldn’t find a colorway that really sing to me. One season later, the same design has been reissued as cashmere and silk shawl. This time, there is ONE just made my heart beat faster: the absolutely stunning bleu dur/corail/bleu jean colorway.

I feel pleased every time when I wear this beauty, maybe because of the cheerful design, or maybe because it just makes my raining November days more cozy and enjoyable. I can’t really explain it, but all I want to say is: wear something that lights up your heart. Women are always the most glamorous when they are happy. Have a good week everyone! :-D


  1. 泥M
    Posted November 10, 2010 at 6:29 am | Permalink


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  3. jibjab
    Posted November 10, 2010 at 11:31 pm | Permalink

    It assures a woman that she might be a little girl, but with more appreciation of everything beautiful.

  4. Posted November 11, 2010 at 10:57 am | Permalink

    jibjab, gosh, you summed it up so gracefully… Thank you!

  5. opthamologists
    Posted November 16, 2010 at 4:45 pm | Permalink

    Great site. A lot of useful information here. I’m sending it to some friends!

  6. Elysium
    Posted November 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | Permalink

    I really like this shawl folded, was even considering getting one, but the unfolded design did not feel like me, so in the end I passed.

  7. Posted November 18, 2010 at 9:39 am | Permalink

    Elysium, I totally understand coz I’ve had similar experience with a few scarves.

  8. caregiver
    Posted December 21, 2010 at 1:00 pm | Permalink

    Couldnt agree more with that, very attractive article

  9. Tori
    Posted April 2, 2017 at 11:19 pm | Permalink

    I love reading these articles because they’re short but inevmratiof.

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