Hermès to bring out new customized binoculars

Binoculars were more a sign of a gentlemanly adventure than a device to spy on people. Be it bird-watch, a wildlife safari, or seeing horse racing, the binocular, although rarely seen today, is still very stylish to carry around today. And finally, Hermès has brought it back into the lap of popularity. Thanks to their stake in the German camera markers, Hermès has revamped the Leica’s compact, super-sharp Ultravid model from their sports optics collection with their distinguishing saddle leather tailor-made leather shoulder strap. At $2500, it is not really so expensive. Or is it?

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