A Guide to Hermes Beiges

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A Guide to Hermes Beiges


Seasons may change, but love for neutrals is forever. The Hermes classics are not only timeless and sought-after but also incredibly investment-worthy. As a close cousin to Hermes orange, Hermes beiges include some of the most gorgeous hues to ever grace the Earth. The classics include Gold and Etoupe, which look stunning up against nearly every material, hardware color, and style. And popular Hermes beige hues with ridiculously cozy names like Chai, Biscuit, and Toffee, not only provoke me to grab a cable knit scarf and visit the nearest coffee shop but are worth every penny. 

So, are you ready to put it in neutral this season? Read on to learn more about some of the most sought-after Hermes beiges you can find at FASHIONPHILE.  If you’re particular about your neutrals, this guide will prove to be a helpful reference for you now and hopefully again in the future!  

Iconic Hermes Beige Colors

Hermes Chai – Hermes Chai is a warm beige with a little bit of space that was released for Fall Winter 2022. What’s not to love? 

Hermes Chai in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Chai Epsom
Hermes Chai in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Chai Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Chai in Veau Madame swatch FASHIONPHILE
Chai Veau Madame

Hermes Nata – Hermes Nata is a creamy beige with warmer undertones.  

Hermes Nata in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Nata Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Nata in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Nata Swift
Hermes Nata in Ostrich swatch FASHIONPHILE
Nata Ostrich

Hermes Gold – Hermes Gold is a classic buttery brown and is one of the most in-demand colors. It looks particularly stunning up against shiny gold-plated hardware.

Hermes Gold in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gold Togo
Hermes Gold in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gold Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Gold in Evercolor swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gold Evercolor

Hermes Etoupe – Hermes Etoupe is another classic Hermes neutral color that is closer to an ashy brown. Because of the cooler undertones and white stitching, Etoupe looks stunning up against palladium hardware. A close relative to Etoupe is Hermes Etain, a popular neutral gray, which happens to be one of the best-selling colors. Read more about Hermes Etain, here

Hermes Etoupe in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etoupe Epsom
Hermes Etoupe in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etoupe Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Etoupe in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etoupe Togo

Herms Trench – When you hear Hermes Trench, think trench coat. 

Hermes Trench in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Trench Epsom
Hermes Trench in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Trench Swift
Hermes Trench in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Trench Taurillon Clemence

Hermes Craie – everyone goes crazy for Hermes Craie, being known as a light white beige possessing a name that translates to “chalk.” 

Hermes Craie in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Craie Togo
Hermes Craie in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Craie Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Craie in Evercolor swatch FASHIONPHILE
Craie Evercolor

Hermes Gris Tourterelle – Hermes Gris Tourterelle is a gray beige with cooler undertones.

Hermes Gris Tourterelle in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gris Tourterelle Togo
Hermes Gris Tourterelle in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gris Tourterelle Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Gris Tourterelle in Ostrich swatch FASHIONPHILE
Gris Tourterelle Ostrich

Hermes Parchemin – Hermes Parchemin is a creamy beige similar to Hermes Nata but with pinker undertones. This Hermes beige has been around for a while.

Hermes Parchemin in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Parchemin Togo
Hermes Parchemin in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Parchemin Swift
Hermes Parchemin in Ostrich swatch FASHIONPHILE
Parchemin Ostrich

Hermes Sesame – Hermes Sesame is a gorgeous neutral color lighter than Hermes Gold and slightly lighter than Caramel.

Hermes Sesame in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sesame Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Sesame in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sesame Epsom
Hermes Sesame in Chevre Mysore swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sesame Chevre Mysore

Hermes Poussiere – Hermes Poussiere translates to “dust” in French and is a color commonly seen on alligator skin. You may also stumble upon Poussiere on Hermes’ Toile canvas. The way Hermes Poussiere appears on each of these textiles is very distinct! 

Hermes Poussiere in Matte Alligator swatch FASHIONPHILE
Poussiere Matte Alligator
Hermes Poussiere in Toile swatch FASHIONPHILE
Poussiere Toile

Hermes Argile – Hermes Argile translates to “clay” in French. 

Hermes Argile in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Argile Togo
Hermes Argile in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Argile Swift
Hermes Argile in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Argile Epsom

Hermes Biscuit – Hermes Biscuit is a gorgeous warm cookie beige that was released in 2008.

Hermes Biscuit in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Biscuit Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Biscuit in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Biscuit Swift
Hermes Biscuit in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Biscuit Epsom

Hermes Cannelle – Hermes Cannelle is a rare neutral, so coming across this particular hue is quite special. Although Cannelle translates to “cinnamon” in French, this Hermes color almost reminds me of “cannoli” which, honestly, is close enough. 

Hermes Cannelle in Sikkim swatch FASHIONPHILE
Cannelle Sikkim

Hermes Taupe – Hermes Taupe is a neutral beige that features tonal stitching and has green and gray undertones. 

Hermes Taupe in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Taupe Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Taupe in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Taupe Togo

Hermes Fauve – Hermes Fauve, which translates to “wildcat” in French, is often seen on Barenia leather and is darker than Gold and features the signature white topstitch. 

Hermes Fauve in Barenia swatch FASHIONPHILE
Fauve Barenia

Hermes Griolet – Hermes Griolet is a mauve neutral that you will often spot on a leather called Tadelakt. 

Hermes Griolet in Tadelakt swatch FASHIONPHILE
Griolet Tadelakt

Hermes Kraft – Hermes Kraft is a peanut-colored neutral that came out in 2013. 

Hermes Kraft inTogo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Kraft Togo
Hermes Kraft in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Kraft Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Kraft in Chevre Mysore swatch FASHIONPHILE
Kraft Chevre Mysore

Hermes Naturelle – Hermes Naturelle is literally natural, so that means it is raw leather that will naturally darken over time. Depending on the leather type, Hermes Naturelle will darken differently. 

Hermes Naturelle in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Naturelle Epsom
Hermes Naturelle in Courchevel swatch FASHIONPHILE
Naturelle Courchevel
Hermes Naturelle in Ardennes swatch FASHIONPHILE
Naturelle Ardennes

Hermes Origan – Hermes Origan is similar to Etoupe but a bit darker.

Hermes Origan in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Origan Togo
Hermes Origan in Evercolor swatch FASHIONPHILE
Origan Evercolor

Hermes Sable – Hermes Sable translates to “sand” in French, and this neutral came out in 2014.

Hermes Sable in Toile swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sable Toile
Hermes Sable in Ostrich swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sable Ostrich
Hermes Sable in Ardennes swatch FASHIONPHILE
Sable Ardennes

Hermes Tabac Camel – Hermes Tabac Camel is a tawny-colored beige. 

Hermes Tabac Camel in Togo Shiny Niloticus Crocodile swatch FASHIONPHILE
Tabac Camel Togo Shiny Niloticus Crocodile
Hermes Tabac Camel in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Tabac Camel Epsom
Hermes Tabac Camel in Courchevel swatch FASHIONPHILE
Tabac Camel Courchevel

Hermes Toffee – Hermes Toffee is like coffee but with a touch of beige. 

Hermes Toffee in Epsom swatch FASHIONPHILE
Toffee Epsom
Hermes Toffee in Swift swatch FASHIONPHILE
Toffee Swift
Hermes Toffee in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Toffee Togo

Hermes Etrusque – Hermes Etrusque is a gorgeous rich chocolate brown fudge color.

Hermes Etrusque in Togo swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etrusque Togo
Hermes Etrusque in Taurillon Clemence swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etrusque Taurillon Clemence
Hermes Etrusque in Shiny Porosus Crocodile swatch FASHIONPHILE
Etrusque Shiny Porosus Crocodile

Hermes Ficelle – Hermes Ficelle is an older beige color often seen on exotic skins and is incredibly rare and beautiful.

Hermes Ficelle in Lizard swatch FASHIONPHILE
Ficelle Lizard
Hermes Ficelle in Toile swatch FASHIONPHILE
Ficelle Toile
There are so many Hermes beige colors to choose from. Regardless of the season, Hermes beiges include some incredible colors perfect for flaunting all year long. And the best part? These beige Hermes colors are some of the most sought-after and retain their value for years.