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Rarer and More Unique Hermès Colors

As with the huge and unique range of leathers, Hermès also offers an extensive and unique range of colors for their bags. Some of the color names are unique to Hermès, so to help you understand which color to expect, here is a brief guide to the most popular and some of the rarer and more unique Hermès colors.

***It is important to note that due to the unpredictable and unstable nature in which different leathers take to the dye, there can be subtle differences and minor variations in how the colors apply to each batch. This guide is meant to be used as a general guideline for color depictions***

Hermès Oranges
Classic Orange

bright tangerine, a classic Hermès color

Potiron

slightly bright orange with brown undertones. Appears darker on Chevre leather and brighter on Togo leather

Tangerine

a lovely light shade of orange, slightly lighter than Classic Orange

Orange Poppy

a deep orange with pink undertones

Juane d’or

a very light shade of orange

Hermès Blues
Blue Jean

sky blue, can be bright or pale depending on leather

Indigo

dark navy blue

Ink

blue-black indigo

Thalassa

Mediterranean Sea Blue, deeper than Blue Jean

Blue Roi

Turquoise

bright blue-green

Brighton Blue

light blue with white undertones

Navy

a very dark French Navy color

Blue Saphir

a bright ‘electric’ blue

Aqua

a sea blue used in Chevre leather

Petrol

a royal blue shade with white undertones

Midnight Blue

a deep and rich blue shade

Cobalt Blue

a calm royal blue

Blue France

same shade of blue that is found on the French flag

Hermès Purples and Pinks
Raisin

bright dark purple, lighter than violet

Violet

bright purple, darker than raisin

Violine

similar to Violet, slighter lighter

Myosotis

similar to lilac in color

Cassis

very deep purple

Lilac

light shade of purple, white undertones

Iris

very deep purple with dark blue undertones

Prune

dark and warm purple, similar to the color of prunes

Cyclamen

mixture of pink and lavender

Fuchsia

bright, rich pink

Rose Shocking

bright pink

Rose Lipstick

light pink with white undertones

Framboise

a medium shade of pink with red undertones

Rose Tea

very light pink, just off-white

Rose Tyrien

very bright pink, brighter than Rose Shocking

Hermès Blacks/Greys
Noir

classic black color

Noir Nacre

similar to Noir with white undertones

Graphite

dark grey with blue tones

Vert Gris

grey with green undertones

Paris Grey

almost silver shade of grey

Etoupe Grey

grey with brown undertones

Gris Pale

very light shade of grey

Etain

almost light brown shade of grey

classic gold color

Silver

shiny shade of silver

Bronze

similar bronze shade to Olympic medals

Hermès Reds
Rouge Hermès

deep wine red with blue and pink undertones

Rouge Vif

bright cherry or lipstick red with raspberry pink undertones

Vermillion

bright red, similar to a tomato color with orange undertones

Brique

brick red

Braise

rouge red

Rouge Garance

bright red with raspberry pink undertones

Rouge Moyen

deep candy apple red with blue undertones, darker than Rouge Vif or Rouge Garance, but slightly lighter than Rouge Hermès

Rouge Jaipur

very bright red

Rouge Tomate

tomato red color

Rouge Casaque

slightly darker than Rouge Tomate

Rouge Piment

deep red with subtle pink undertones

Bougainvillea

very bright red with strong pink undertones

Hermès Greens
Vert Anis

bright green, similar to an apple color

Vert Cru

the brightest green in the Hermès collection

Vert Amande

a medium shade of green, similar to grass color[;]

Vert Jasmin

a medium shade of green, similar to grass color

Vert Olive

dark and rich in color, same shade as olives

Vert Fonce

forest green

Vert Pale

a light green, bordering on grey

Kiwi

a light, kiwi shade of green

Vert Pelouse

a dark, ‘moss’ green color

Cactus

a light green, similar in shade to the spikes on a cactus

Bambou

deep green like a bamboo plant

Pistache

a pistachio shade of green

Vert Bronze

‘worn’ green with bronze undertones

Vert Chartruese

green with yellow undertones

Apple Green

light and playful green

Hermès Yellows/Beige
Jaune

bright and sunny yellow

Saffron

dark yellow with brown undertones

Beige/Rose

beige with a hint of pink

Hermès Browns
Marron Fonce

bordering on a wine red color

Chocolate

rich and warm in tone, similar color to chocolate

Kraft

warm and rich shade of brown

Etrusque

terracotta brick color

Meil

very dark brown

Etoupe

medium to light chocolate shade of brown

Moka

very dark brown with slight hint of purple undertones

Ebene

deep and dark brown with white undertones

Cafe

Caramel

wonderful light caramel color

Natural Sable

slightly darker than Natural

Cognac

light and subtle brown

Moka

deep brown, almost grey in color

Natural

coffee brown color

Cocoan

a chocolate brown, almost maroon in tone

Tabac

light brown color, similar to cigar leaves

Cigare

medium brown with slightly white undertones

Toundra

off-grey shade of brown, very light

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