Mixing his interest for history, lifestyle, fashion, luxury and the Arts with the traditional silk craftmanship of Lyon and Côme, Philippe Mermi offers glamorous, graphical and colourful accessories.
Who are you?
Philippe Mermi, ex student of "Ecole des Beaux Arts". I became Art Director for the Web, specializing in luxury brands, and continued to pursue my passion for Photography, Graphics, Fashion and Contemporary Art. My history with lifestyle, fashion, luxury and the Arts inspired me to create a line of haut game fashion forward scarves for women and men under the MERMI label. My Collection is wide ranging, unusually creative and graphically impactful.
How did you start in fashion?
I was already working in graphic design, photography and multimedia for luxury brands or designers in fashion and design. I wanted to found a different way to express myself .
How would you define your style?
Graphic, positive, light and different.
What inspires you?
Geometry, symmetry, simplicity, color, light and sun.
A few words about this collection...
This latest Collection from MERMI was inspired by ’80’s video games, vintage robots, pixels, and space invaders. It is available in rectangles, silk squares, lurex squares and lavallieres.
What's your favorite piece in our selection?
Robot_silk_3 is a mix of techno et ethnics influences.
Where do you manufacture your products?
All of our silk squares are produced in a special, highly reknown factory in Lyon (France), famous for it’s quality of materials and craftmanship. The fine pashima and alpaca scarves, plus the scarves of cotton/silk blends, are individually produced in small artisanal factories in Northern India.
Where can we find your collection?
MERMI is available in more than fifteen select retailers around the world, including : LE BON MARCHÉ Paris / FRED SEGAL Tokyo / NITTY GRITTY Stockholm / HANDSOME Seoul …..