Jul 12, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Paris: This season Hermes continued to do what it does best, taking classic ensembles and selective trends and elevating them to the next level with unexpected, but no doubt luxurious, materials. The classics were shown with 2SB and 6DB fine wool suits coupled with tweed topcoats and shearling-lined leather overcoats. There were cashmere turtlenecks and sweaters and impeccably tailored trousers. Enter formal jogger pants to remix suiting looks, formalized wool bomber jacket, pinstripe cashmere sweatshirts, and crocodile leather zip-up hoodies. The label continued their covetable leather bottoms and pushed forward with ponyhair and short pile fur versions. Another take on the familiar was the leather cardigan robes embroidered with a fair isle pattern. – Matt Feniger
Theme: Luxe familier
Key Items: 2SB and 6DB suits / tweed top coats / crocodile leather zip-up sweatshirt / wool bomber jackets / shearling-lined leather overcoat / formal jogger pants / wide leg trousers / leather robe cardigans / aviator jackets / plaid and pinstripe crew neck sweatshirts / fine gauge turtlenecks and sweaters / racer jackets / silky blouse-like shirts / jumpsuits
Colours: slate grey / chocolate brown / black / navy / ink / olive green / taupe / baby blue / viola / aubergine
Materials + Trim: wool / granular tweed / leather / shearling / ponyhair / cashmere / silk / cotton
Accessories + Footwear: colourful scarves / wool neckties / reinterpreted double monk strap shoes / thick soles brogues / alligator band watch / leather shoppers / soft leather briefcases / leather belts / circular lapel pins / cumberbund-style belt
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