AW24

Hermès takes Manhattan



Hermes AW24 New York Theo Werner

My SS24 trend report picked up on the major appetite for leather, and of course Hermès comes top of the leather lust list.

Hermès just showed the second ‘chapter’ of its AW24 collection in New York – a seductive, cinematic portrayal of wearable-yet-sexy (for straight-laced Hermès) leather trousers, jumpsuits, outerwear and abundant Mapplethorpe-esque caps that some thought dominated the show, but I rather loved. (Once a stylist always a stylist.)

Dior paid a similar tribute to Manhattan recently – although slightly less well received. Anyway, expect to see variations on the black leather jumpsuit, mariner caps and voluminous jackets flooding the market, not forgetting the all-important Hermès Kelly pocket belt. And if you can’t commit to those, there’s always a silk Hermès carré, folded and tucked into a skinny leather belt.

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Hermes Kelly pocket belt

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Celine Winter 24

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Vanesa Friedman on personal style

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