Hermès Bag Colours 101

by HULA , July 2, 2021
Hermès colour list compiled and written by Alysha Lai

Hermès bags go far beyond their signature colours — Classic Orange, Rouge Hermès, Caramel and Noir. From the latest colours from their most updated collection to auction houses’ fave Hermès bag colours, read on for an encyclopedia of the many artisanal colours of the brand’s holy grail leather bags. 

 

 

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Hermes 2021 Collection Colours

Rose Shocking
A shocking pink with cool undertone
Rose Sakura Light pink, similar to that of Sakura Rose Confetti [Investment Colour]
A creamy peachy colour which is highly sought after
Framboise
A purply fuchsia colour
Rouge Sellier
A dark red brown with purple undertones


     
Jaune bourgeon
A light muted lime with a yellow undertone
Vert jade
A jade green colour
     

 

Hermès 2020 Collection Colours

Bronze Dore
A shade to mimic the warm tone of metallic bronze
Sesame
A light brown colour with warm undertones
Vert Maquis
Greyish green
Vert Criquet [Investment Colour] A summery pastel green Blue Brume
A light baby blue colour
   
Rose Mexico
A bewitching blue rose (rose bleute envoutant)
Rose Texas
An orange or dark coral pink
Blue frida
Cobalt-blue
   

Hermès 2019 Collection Colours

Rouge coeur
A bright red
Beige de weimar
creamy grey beige
Nata
White tan shade
Jaune de naples
A neutral primary yellow
Vert bosphore
A dark turquoise





Vert amande
A soft hue that effortlessly blends green and grey
Vert rousseau
A blackish green with hints of blue
Blue du nord
Medium blue, between Celeste and Bleu Atoll on the colour palette
Deep blue
Dark blue with white undertones
Blue outremer
A deep blue, ultramarine

Hermès 2018 Collection Colours

Rose d’ete
Peachy Pink
Magnolia
A bright stunning pink. A lighter tone of pink, less purple in comparison to Rose Pourpre
Apricot
Apricot orange
Jaune ambre
A bright and sunny yellow
Vert cypres
Black emerald colour

   
Blue zellige
Bright eye catching blue
Blue encre
A dark blue with a purple tending undertone
   

Hermès 2017 Collection Colours

Gris Asphalt
Darker brown compared to Gris T.
With cooler undertone
Rose Extreme
A deeper hot pink shade with a hint of peach colour
Rose Purple
A bold pink and darker in purple than Magnolia
Vert vertigo
A classic true green

Neutral Hermès Colours

 Noir [Investment Colour]
Classic Black
Gold
[Investment Colour]

Classic gold colour
Himalaya
Matte niloticus crocodile skin
Himalaya Grey 
Matte niloticus crocodile skin
Blanc
White
Béton
Matt alligator crocodile skin
Gris Perle
Pearl Grey
Ombre
Ombre – Natural lizard skin
Gris Tourterelle
A light brown with slight cool undertone
Gris Asphalt
Darker brown compared to Gris T.
With cooler undertone
Grioret
Grey shade with a slight red undertone
Étoupe [Investment Colour]
Medium to light chocolate shade of brown
Taupe
Classic Hermès brown shade with grey undertone
Ètain [Investment Colour]
Almost light brown shade of grey
Mousse
Ostrich leather in grey with pink understone
Gris Mouette
Light cool grey with light blue undertone
Gris Agate
Ostrich leather in light grey with purple undertone
Gris Paris
Crocodile leather in cool grey
Gris Foncé
Lizard skin
Grey leather with green undertone
Dalmatien 102 [Rare]
Rare Dalmatian buffalo skipper leather in grey
Vert Gris
Grey with green undertones
Graphite
Dark grey with blue tones
Plomb
 Lead grey
Ardoise
Graphite with a slight tint of green
Prunior
A deep dark purple

 

Pinks & Peaches Hermès Colours

Rose Eglantine
Very light peachy pink colour (similar to that of a peachy skintone)
Rose Dragée
Very light pink with cool undertone
Rose Sakura
Light pink, similar to that of Sakura
Mauve Sylvestre
Cool pink shade
Pink
A pure bright bubblegum pink
Fuchsia
Fuchsia ostrich leather
Rose Confetti [Investment Colour]
A creamy peachy colour which is highly sought after
Rose Lipstick
[VIP Investment Colour]
An almost hot pink peachy colour
Rose d’ete
Peachy Pink
Rose Azalee
A slightly deeper pink shade than Rose d’ete
Rose Tyrien
A hot pink shade
Rose Extreme
A deeper hot pink shade with a hint of peach colour
Framboise
A purply fuchsia colour
Rose Mexico
A bewitching blue rose (rose bleute envoutant)
Rose Shocking
A shocking pink with cool undertone
Magnolia
A bright stunning pink. A lighter tone of pink, less purple in comparison to Rose Pourpre
Rose Purple
A bold pink and darker in purple than Magnolia
Rose Scheherazade
A deep pink with a tint of purple
Tosca
A deep pink with mauve undertone
Bois de Rose
Shade of mauve with pink undertone
Terre Cuite
Light rose pink ostrich leather
Crevette
A neutral colour with pink and salmon undertones.
Flamingo
A sherbet pink, a cuteness of pastel colour and classic
Rose Candy
a light salmon colour with peach undertones
Rose The Laiton (Rose Tea)
A light peachy colour
Rosy
A romantic combination of pink, orange and red
Blush
A muted blush pink
Rose Jaipur
A neutral pink with a blend of red
Bougainvillier A bright crimson shade, peachy and slightly pink Rose Texas An orange or dark coral pink

Red Hermès Colours

Rouge pivoine
Resembles a bright red peony in full bloom
Rouge indien
Red with orange and salmon undertones
Rouge tomate
A tomato red colour
Rouge coeur
A bright red
Geranium
A deep and vibrant Geranium red colour
Braise
Rouge Red
Rouge moyen
A deep candy apple red with blue undertones, darker than Rouge Vif or Rouge Garance, but slightly lighter than Rouge Hermès
Rouge casaque
A slightly darker than Rouge Tomate
Rouge piment
A deep red with subtle pink undertones
Vermillon
A bright red, similar to a tomato color with orange undertones
Rouge venitienne
A Venetian red with pastel and white undertones
Rouge vif
A bright cherry or lipstick red with raspberry pink undertones
Rouge duchesse
Pastel red with orange undertones
Ruby
A bold and lustrous ruby colour with pink undertones
Rouge grenat
A deep red with cool undertones
Rouge garance
A bright red with raspberry pink undertones
Rouge imperial
Brown with dark red and purple undertones
Rouge H
A elegant dark red with a hint of brown, verging on burgundy
Bourgogne [Investment Colour]
Brown with burgundy undertones, an extremely rare exotic piece
Bordeaux
A wine red colour
Rouge Sellier
A dark red brown with purple undertones

 Brown and Orange Hermès Colours

Sienne
A dark brick red colour
Cuivre [Investment Colour]
A rare hue of copper brown
Brique
Brick Red
Marron
Beige with copper undertones
Marron fonce
A dark brown bordering on a wine red color
Moka
A very dark brown with slight hint of purple undertones
Noisette
Brown with pink undertones
Fauve
A golden brown
Cigare
A medium brown with slightly white undertones
Marron d’Inde
Rich chestnut colour
Alezan
A light red-brown chestnut colour
Oregano
Brown with green and earthy undertones
Toundra
A off-grey shade of brown, very light
Etrusque
A terracotta brick color
Cognac
A light and subtle brown
Brulee
A pale rich caramel brown colour
Elephant grey
A warm, Merlot gray with an oaky undertone
Havane
Deep reddish brown
Terre
Orange Brown
Miel
A deep honey brown on shiny porosus crocodile leather
Ecorce
Tree bark brown, smokey and woody
Chocolat
rich and warm in tone, similar color to chocolate
Cacao
A deep and dark chocolate brown
Cafe
A dark brown, bordering on black
Ebene
A deep and dark brown with white undertones
Macassar
A dark brown/ black colour with yellow, orange and red undertones
Cocaon
A chocolate brown, almost maroon in tone
Ecru
Unbleached linen, a grayish yellow that is greener and paler than chamois or old ivory
Mango
A pale yellowish orange
Feu
A fiery orange, a passionate and dazzling combination of orange and red
Orange Poppy
A deep orange with pink undertones
Capucine
A vibrant rouge-orange
Terre battue
Warm clay brown
Sanguine
Blood orange
Potiron Orange
A slightly bright orange with brown undertones. Appears darker on Chevre leather and brighter on Togo leather
Classic Orange
A bright tangerine, a classic Hermès color
Pain d’ epice
Shiny gingerbread orange
Tangerine Orange
A lovely light shade of orange, slightly lighter than Classic Orange
Apricot
Apricot orange
Moutarde
Mustard Yellow

Yellow and Beige Hermès Colours

Cardamome
light green with soft yellow undertones
Curry
Subtly more vibrant than traditional tan
Paille
Pale soufflet Caramel
Saffron
A dark yellow with brown undertones
Natural
A coffee brown color
   
Natural sable
A slightly darker than Natural
Sesame
A light mix of orange and brown with yellow undertones
Toffee
A mixture of orange and brown with red undertones.
Caramel
A wonderful light caramel color
Kraft
A warm and rich shade of brown
Bronze Dore
A shade to mimic the warm tone of metallic bronze
Beige de weimar
A creamy grey beige
Ficelle
Honey-coloured beige
Craie
Chalk white colour with grey undertones
Nata
White tan shade
Vanille
A rich tint of off-white
Parchemin
A pink-toned cream
Beige
A pale sandy fawn color, a grayish tan
Argile
Sandstone colour
Blanc casse
White with light orange, yellow and green undertones
Trench
Light khaki beige with green undertones
Poussiere
Cream with a green undertone
Tabac camel
A light brown color, similar to cigar leaves
Ocre
A creamy clay and sandy colour, with yellow and brown undertones
Jaune poussin [Rare]
A soft pale yellow
Soufre
A bright, happy, sulphur yellow
Lime
A bright yellow-green
Jaune de naples
A neutral primary yellow
Mimosa
A warm golden yellow
Soleil
A muted light yellow-beige
Cumin
A light brownish-yellow
Jaune
A baby yellow
Jaune ambre
A bright and sunny yellow
Naturel buton d’or
A pale mustard yellow
Jaune d’or
A very light shade of orange

Green Hermès Colours

Jaune bourgeon
A light muted lime with a yellow undertone
Vert d’eau
A pale sage green
Vert Criquet [Investment Colour]
A summery pastel green
Apple green
A light and playful green
Kiwi
[Investment Colour]

A light, kiwi shade of green




Anis green
Bright green, similar to an apple colour
Pelouse
A dark, ‘moss’ green colour
Vert benghal
Forrest green
Cactus
A light green, similar in shade to the spikes on a cactus
Menthe
A dark mint green




Bambou
A deep green like a bamboo plant
Vert verone
A deep green with blue undertones
Vert jade
A jade green colour
Vert vertigo
A classic true green
Malachite
Deep green




Vert bosphore
A dark turquoise
Sauge
Grey with green undertones
Lichen
Grayish-green
Canopee
Army green
Olive green
Dark and rich in colour, same shade as olives




Vert veronese
Dark army green
Vert Maquis
Greyish green
Vert amande
A soft hue that effortlessly blends green and grey
Vert anglais
Deep British green
Vert
Classic green


 
Vert fonce
Dark forest green
Vert rousseau
A blackish green with hints of blue
Vert cypres
Black emerald colour
 

Blue and Purple Hermès Colours

Blue Brume
A light baby blue colour
Blue pale
A light grey with pale blue/ periwinkle undertones
Blue glacier
Grey with cool undertones
Blue lin
A dusty grey blue
Blue zephyr
A light turquoise blue colour
Blue atoll
A mixture of cyan and teal
Blue Saint-Cyr
A light blue with a hint of teal
Aqua
A sea blue
Lagon
A blue green cayn
Blue paon
Peacock blue
Celeste
A light turquoise blue color
Blue aztec
A bright blue with a hint of green
Blue du nord
Medium blue, between Celeste and Bleu Atoll on the colour palette
Turquoise blue
A light blue-green
Blue paradise
Pale dusty blue with lilac undertones
Blue hydra
Pale cyan blue
Blue zanzibar
A bright blue with hints of turquoise green that evokes the Indian Ocean
Blue frida
Cobalt-blue
Blue zellige
Bright eye catching blue
Ciel
Medium light shade of blue
Blue Jean
A sky blue, can be bright or pale depending on leather
Azur
Halfway between blue and cyan
Cobalt
A calm royal blue
Blue izmir
Blue with green undertones
Mykonos
Greek Blue, Blue with white undertones
Blue Brighton
A light blue with white undertones
Blue agate
Bright light blue with white and brown undertones
Blue thalassa
A grey blue with turquoise undertones
Blue de galice
A dark blue with turquoise undertones
Blue electric
An electric bright blue
Deep blue
Dark blue with white undertones
Blue de malte
Blue with a colder undertone
Blue saphir
A bright ‘electric’ blue
Blue encre
A dark blue with a purple tending undertone
Blue roy
Indigo blue
Blue iris
A deep, vivid blue with a dash of purple
Blue orage
A blue with light orange undertones
Blue tempete
A  dusky blue shade
Blue outremer
A deep blue, ultramarine
Colvert
A blue with a green undertone. The colour found on the nape of a duck’s neck, colvert translates as “mallard”.
Blue de presse
A deep pure blue
Denim fonce
Blue Denim
Blue obscurs
A dark blue
Blue nuit
A true navy blue
Blue royale
A deep vivid blue
Blue indigo
A dark navy blue
Blue marine
A deep, pure, marine aqua-blue with a gorgeous deep-water undertone
Blue abysse
Charcoal blue
Blue ocean
A dark blue turquoise
Blue petrole
A greyish blue colour, tinted with green
Crocus
A deep bright purple
Iris
A very deep purple with dark blue undertones
Ultraviolet
a bright deep and dark purple
Amethyst
A strong reddish purple or purple
Raisin
A bright dark purple, lighter than violet
Lilas
A light shade of purple, white undertones
Parme
A delicate, powdery blue-purple
Violet
A bright purple, darker than raisin
Anemone
A pale purple
Cassis
A very deep purple
Prune
A dark and warm purple, similar to the colour of prunes
Glycine
A neutral colour with a light purple undertone
Cyclamen
A mixture of pink and lavender
Aubergine
A dark, brownish-purple hue

 

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