When you think of red, you may have a shade in mind, but you’d be surprised at the number of red colors Hermes has in their color portfolio.
Hermes is renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship and iconic designs, and one of the most popular colors in their collection is red. However, not all Hermes reds are the same, and devout Hermes connoisseurs know there are countless shades of red to choose from. From the classic Hermes Rouge H to the more vintage hues like Rouge Vif, the Hermes bag color chart is truly awe-inspiring. The same Hermes colors can display subtle differences depending on the leather type, making each shade unique. In this guide, we’re sharing some of the red colors from Hermes that are guaranteed to capture your heart – and, very likely, your wallet too.
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Types of Hermes Reds
Hermes reds, just like Hermes pinks, Hermes blues, and Hermes oranges, are very unique. Each Hermes red shade has a unique appearance, and the same shade can vary significantly depending on the leather it is applied to. With countless options to choose from, it’s essential to explore the subtle differences in each shade based on the leather type.
Hermes Sienne – Hermes Sienne came out in the Spring/ Summer of 2009 and could pass for brown.
Hermes Bougainvillea – Hermes Bougainvillea is a warm red with a bright pinkish undertone and came out in the Fall/ Winter of 2009.
Hermes Rubis – Hermes Rubis translates to “Ruby” in French and is a reddish brown that came out in the Fall/ Winter of 2010.
Hermes Geranium – Hermes Geranium is a fiery red that came out in 2012.
Hermes Rouge Casaque – Hermes Rouge Casaque is a more muted red that also came out in 2012.
Hermes Rouge Pivoine – Hermes Rouge Pivoine is a peachy red that translates to “Red Peony” in French and was released in 2014.
Hermes Rouge Tomate – Hermes Rouge Tomate is a bright, well, tomato red nonetheless and was released in the Fall/ Winter of 2016.
Hermes Bordeaux – Hermes Bordeaux is a dark wine-colored red.
Hermes Braise – Hermes Braise translates to “ember” in French and is often seen applied on exotic skins.
Hermes Brique – The name Hermes Brique is fairly straightforward, and the color closely resembles brick red.
Hermes Rouge Garance – Hermes Rouge Garance is a red with raspberry pink undertones.
Hermes Rouge H – the Rouge H color is also known as “Rouge Hermes” and is famous for being the classic Hermes red. The lipstick color in this exact shade was created in 1925. As stated by Hermes, “Rouge H is the emblematic color of the house of Hermes. A very elegant dark red with a hint of brown, verging on burgundy.”
Hermes Rouge Imperial – Hermes Rouge Imperial is slightly darker than Rouge H.
Hermes Rouge Moyen – Hermes Rouge Moyen translates to “Medium Red” and is a deep candy apple red with cooler undertones.
Hermes Rouge Venetian – Hermes Rouge Venetian is an iconic rusty red.
Hermes Rouge Vif – Hermes Rouge Vif is a vibrant cherry lipstick red with pink undertones often seen on vintage pieces.
Hermes Vermillion – Hermes Vermillion is a bright red, similar to Rouge Tomate, but with more orange undertones.
Hermes Bourgogne – Hermes Bourgogne is a dark burgundy red often seen on exotic skins.
Hermes reds are quite special. Hermes’ color names and shades are expansive. Just like other classic and sought-after colors, Hermes reds are unique, and depending on the leather type the red is applied to, the same reds can look entirely different!