Anyone who’s ever tried to push a needle through any kind of durable material knows that doing it in an orderly, aesthetically pleasing way is nearly impossible, which just makes the amount of handwork that goes into some of Hermes’ leather goods all the more impressive.

Although mechanized manufacturing has taken on an increased role in Hermes production over the years, the brand still does more hand-stitching than any other major brand on the luxury mass market, and this official video of an Hermes craftsman hand-stitching part of a saddle shows just how much care goes into the brand’s leather goods. I certainly wouldn’t want to sit and do that all day, would you?

Also, if you haven’t checked out the official Hermes YouTube page, I highly recommend it. The videos vary from advertisements to behind-the-scenes manufacturing clips, and they’re all a fascinating look into one of fashion’s most secretive brands.

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