Hermès Designed Exclusive Guitar Case For Eric Clapton

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If Karl can have an exclusively designed iPod trunk case from Louis Vuitton, I don’t think it’s unnatural for Hermès to exclusively design a guitar case for Eric Clapton!

I’m actually a fan of Mr Slowhand’s music and I think this luxurious case for his guitar it really isn’t over-the-common-sense-top. What I don’t really understand is why he went for crocodile and not for normal, average leather. But that’s just me. I appreciate the healthy, simple things in life! Hermes designed this exclusive case for Eric Clapton’s Martin 00028EC acoustic, a guitar that’s also specially made for the performer. The interior of this $100,000 Hermès leather guitar case is made of blue velvet (and yes, for some reason, it’s for sale! I wonder if that’s a sign of switching over to Louis Vuitton… Could it be so?) (via)

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#1 Dolly Bird on 11.25.08 at 5:06 pm

I too question the choice of crocodile. Other than that its a bib Yawn to me. Nothing perso Kpriss.

#2 Ellington on 11.26.08 at 11:51 am

It will become a memento of his musical life and when he does trip this mortal veil it will become a museum piece of sorts or something auctioned off at Christies. As for the choice of material, its Hermes is it not, I think they were going for all out decadence?

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