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Timeless elegance at French luxury leader Hermes

Hermes has stepped back from the fashion fray by delivering a collection of timeless pieces that willfully snubbed trendiness.

The storied label’s menswear offerings for autumn-winter 2010-2011 made nearly no concessions to the fads that have swept other Paris catwalks, including proposing slouchy longjohns as a stand-in for pants and relieving blazers of their sleeves.