Photo Essay: Hermès SS14

Photographer Carlotta Manaigo went backstage at Véronique Nichanian’s Cloître des Cordeliers show to capture the French luxury brand’s Spring Summer 2014 season

Hermès is as close to the pure definition of ‘luxury’ you get on any worldwide catwalk, even in Paris. Under the menswear guidance of Véronique Nichanian, Hermès has managed to take a brand initially known for its leather goods and, later on, luxe wardrobe basics and re-appropriated it for fashion. They do this by using the unquestionable quality of their clothes as their sartorial foundation, adding seasonal colours, prints and details – much like any other brand showing during the Spring Summer 2014 season. This time around that meant a suave mixture of turquoise tones and saddle prints, a clear nod towards Hermès’ logo. High-tech cropped sportswear jackets in a check pattern added attitude to the elegance on display.

Paris-based photographer Carlotta Manaigo captured the beautiful clothes and amazing surroundings exclusively for Port…

Hermès SS14
hermes teal trouser and jacket suit, knitwear
hermes black and white portrait, suit jacket
Hermes, teal jacket
hermes plaid and print shirts
hermes shirt ss14 menswear
hermes zip jacket with toggled hood, and cardigan with scarf
black lightweight hermes jacket and cardigan with scarf