By Tim Blanks
A croc puffa. Make that, A croc puffa! There may never have been an item of menswear on an Hermès catwalk that more completely embodied Véronique Nichanian’s design ethos at the house. “Taking beautiful fabrics one step further,” she declared as her aim, but those words scarcely do justice to her accomplishment. Nichanian’s clothes seduce with their casualness and bestow confidence with their quality. It would almost be worth taking up running for the leather jogging pants that were one of Fall 2014’s building blocks.