Hermès spring and summer 2019 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp


Recently we witnessed the Hermès spring and summer 2019 show that took place at the Hippodrome de Longchamp horse-racing track in Paris. And apart from having our minds blown, the show brought to our notice just how eloquently the brand maintained its composure between the tussle of casualness versus chic, while setting new standards in redefining ‘athleisure’.

In bringing back the old in an all-new charm, the show kickstarted with notes that said, “We sail into the horizon, along the edge between two worlds, between the sky and land. And at the same moment, we are sailing on the sea. Words break together on the shore: Sailor or saddler? We turn them every which way … Why choose between them?” And true to each word spoken, the runway featured a line-up of minimalist tops and dresses trimmed in leather, a horse-groomer’s apron for dresses, jumpsuits and tops with boating ropes and bridle-bit adornments fastened on them and more.

Accessories included bags in assortments of shape and size such as leather buckets,

Discover the Hermes Spring and Summer Collection 2019

slouchy suede hobos, mini-shapes with bolted closures and wide camera straps.


Discover the Hermes Spring and Summer Collection 2019

Although seamlessly done, some pieces, especially the zip-front jumpsuits and leather jackets worked to blur the gender lines with a unisex shout for all!

Discover the Hermes Spring and Summer Collection 2019

The collection also boasted daring colors contrasts with the raspberry papery jumpsuit and the turquoise parka, amongst an otherwise dominant neutral color palette. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski, take a bow for this one!

Related Posts

PITTI UOMO 95: the highlights of an edition full of eventsand anniversaries

In less than a month, men’s fashion will move to Florence, which will host, as usual, Pitti Uomo 95 from 8 to 11 January 2019. An international point of reference for menswear and lifestyle, the Pitti trade show will bring more than a thousand Italian and foreign brands to the Fortezza, covering 60.000 square meters. There also will be new expositive layouts: projects that reflect the contemporary essence of an historic company born in 50’s, that has always promoted fashion and design since the very first catwalks featured at the Sala Bianca of Pitti Palace in the Tuscan town.

Christmas Season is settled, and we need to get into the groove!

Christmas is a magical season, and what’s even more magical is the Vintage Christmas Markets. Excellence Magazine has selected the best ones in Europe, so you can plan the days off and visite them!

Extraordinary images of a timeless icon

Milan celebrated one of the greatest icons of timeless style and elegance thanks to Ron Galella’s photos.