Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski created a beautiful presentation for Hermès, unsurprisingly, and showed the Hermès spring/summer 2017 ready-to-wear collection in such a way that nothing could distract from the clothes that were shown down the runway. After seeing the collection, it is highly unlikely much could distract from a stunning arrangement of ensembles that hit multiple trends for spring and summer 2017.
The collection included ensembles for every need from work to play with interesting silhouettes that ranged from fitted to floating in colors that are bold and bright. The design of the runway boosted these looks, enhancing them as they shone down the runway with the audience sitting closer to the runways for the best views within curtained all white corridors created specifically for this runway.
Beautiful leatherwork popped up in skirts and coats with a visible patchwork feel. The enticing superiority that Hermès leatherwork is known for was also apparent in the shoes and handbags.
The Hermes work looks for spring 2017 had a high waisted and very linear theme, the silhouettes appearing long and lean. High waisted, loose legged pants and ‘80s era reminiscent tops are making a fierce comeback, having been seen on several runways and showing strongly during the Hermès spring 2017 ready-to-wear show. The broader, pad enhanced shoulders featured pockets enhanced with diagonal zippers, and many were tucked neatly into the high waisted pants.
The very popular fashion trends that have emerged during the fashion month for spring and summer 2017’s ready-to-wear were very present during the Hermes spring 2017 runway show. The use of bright and vibrant yellow up in six of the 46 gasp-inducing ensembles was refreshing. Bright yellow was also featured in the handbags.
Fuchsia has also been making a very bright splash as an upcoming trend, and Hermès has two ensembles featuring this color for the new collection. Not every trend made an appearance on this runway and the majority of the collection featured a lot of muted colors and quite a few ensembles in a greyish green.
It is, however, extremely apparent that Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski wanted a few trends to be present in the Hermès spring 2017 show. The interplay between menswear and womenswear was also seen in several of the ensembles as this is a trend that will be seen a lot this upcoming spring and summer.
The knitwear looked soft and elegant in fit and flared midi dress silhouettes. A pleated skirt was printed yet demur, it looked beautiful and simplistic but could easily be fit into several different wardrobe genres with little effort.
One of the hallmarks of Hermès is their leatherwork and their leather pieces were practically magic. One coat in particular – a darker, A-line cut patchwork trench coat with a brown belt was a stunningly beautiful piece of leather work, done with the same patchwork design that let the colors of the outfit beneath peek through.
To be fair, Hermès is not a brand about following or setting trends but about a high level of chicness that cannot be denied.
Photos courtesy of Vogue