I’ve had these great gloves for so long that I can’t remember where I got them. I’m sure it was either an antique store, or maybe a thrift store. Well, wherever it was, I was sure delighted to look inside and see the label:
Le Gant Hermes, Paris, Wear-Right Exclusive, USA. For years I thought they were from the 60s because of the color. The dark stripe is actually a dark charcoal grey, and they just looked mid 60s. So I was very surprised to find the ad for them in a 1952 Town and Country:
My friend Jonathan of Kickshaw Productions calls this “As seen in” and he has some really wonderful examples of the happy incident on his blog.