We tend to think of Hermès scarves as being designed by European masters; the giants of Old World painting whose works have been resurrected from the 19th century and splashed onto three-foot slivers of silk.  But many of those scarves, it turns out, are designed by a postal worker near Waco, Texas.  According to a fascinating profile in Texas Monthly by Jason Sheeler, the only American designer of Hermès scarves is a man named Kermit Oliver. Purchase one at