Hermes Avalon Blanket 101 Guide

The Hermes Avalon blanket is one of the most popular home accessories Hermes sell. This iconic Hermes blanket has been featured in TV shows, movies, real estate listings, and decoration magazines. If you are thinking about purchasing a Hermes blanket than you’ve come to the right place, because I’m answering the most popular questions I’ve received regarding this blanket.

How to style the Hermes Avalon Blanket
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Is the Hermes Blanket Soft?

Is the Hermes blanket soft
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No, the Hermes Blanket isn’t very soft it is made of 90% wool and 10% cashmere! This seems to shock many people since it’s such a high price tag. Hermes uses high quality wool and cashmere, but many people still find it not very soft. I don’t mind it so I love using this blanket during the wintertime.

How big is the Hermes Blanket? 

The traditional Hermes Avalon blanket measures 53.1″ Width x 66.9″ Height 

Price of the Hermes Avalon Blanket? 

The retail price of the Hermes Avalon Blanket is $1,800 

Can you actually use the Hermes Blanket or is it only for decoration?

How to decorate a room with the Hermes Avalon Blanket
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Yes, you can actually use the Hermes Blanket and not only have it on display as decoration. Similar to the Hermes Scarves, many people do use the Hermes Blanket as a decorative piece. Oftentimes, I will see this gorgeous blanket draped over a Herman Miller Chair or even draped over the side of the couch. I always tell people, don’t be afraid to use your Hermes blanket, the merino wool and cashmere make it extra soft and comfy. 

Where to buy a Hermes Avalon Blanket?

Closeup of the Hermes Avalon Blanket
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You can buy the Hermes Avalon Blanket online and in store. From what I’ve noticed, the Hermes Avalon blanket is always available in the classic colors and not difficult to purchase both in stores and online. If you are wanting to save a few hundreds dollars you can definitely purchase a vintage Hermes Avalon Blanket from Fashionphile or Rebag

Difference Between a Real Hermes Avalon Blanket and a Dupe

Hermes Dupe Blanket
Hermes Avalon Blanket Dupe © theartofeverydayliving

The Hermes Avalon Blanket is notorious for having tons of dupes available for sale on Amazon, Alibaba, and other sites. Here are a few differences between the authentic Hermes Avalon and the dupe blanket. 

On the real Hermes Blanket you will have flawless hand stitching done, it features square edges, the color will always been in checkered format between the front and the back. 

On a dupe Hermes blanket the stitching is thicker, sometimes you’ll see double stitching between the hem, rounded corners, and it’s much thinner.  

Final Thoughts on the Hermes Blanket

Overall, if you are in the market for a luxury blanket then the Hermes Avalon is a great option for you. It can be used as decoration, provide warmth, and is a high quality well-made blanket. I’d love to hear in the comments, what are your thoughts on the Hermes blanket? 

Sincerely Petite in Paris,

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