Originally Posted by Arrogant Bastard
Hermes, in this case, is referring to the Greek god and not to the French tiemaker (although its name, too, is a reference to Hermes). To wit: other shoes in this particular slipper line are named after similar Greek mythological figures (Perseus, Ajax, Jason, etc.).
sorry to nitpick you, but Hermes (the fashion house) was named after its founder (Hermes was his last name), not the Greek god. you are of course, correct on the Church's reference