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Koto Bolofo

Koto Bolofo, Fashion Photographer

Of Silk Scarves And Sturdy Saddles

Text by Malvika Sah.

For seven years, fashion photographer Koto Bolofo became almost invisible as he spent days and nights shooting and documenting the sacred inner workings of the iconic French brand Hermès at its headquarters. He trailed the so-far faceless and unknown artisans and craftsmen of the luxe giant to unveil his epic 11-volume tome La Maison (Steidl). The books, which individually cover all the different departments, are an ode to the enthralling expertise that goes into each of the items. The photographer, in an exclusive tête-à-tête with Verve, talks about his latest project, passion for photography and the secret world of Hermès
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