The French house of Hermès specializes in luxury leather goods, perfumery and ready-to-wear. Established in 1837, the iconic label prides itself on superior craftsmanship: every one of it bags are master handcrafted by a single artisan who’s been employed with the company for decades. Each panel in its bags are hand-stitched with linen thread. One purse might require between 18 to 24 hours to finish. Some Hermès models are even rumored to command years-long waiting lists.