Hermès Waikiki Boutique Opening
– Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki Honolulu, Hawaii –
Founded in 1837, a French luxury brand Hermes expanded its franchise to the Royal Hawaii Shopping Center in Waikiki on April 25th. Hermes in Waikiki is ranked third after the retail in New York and Beverly Hills in terms of size. The retail in Waikiki is approximately 13,000 sq ft and three-story .
If you are not familiar with Hermes, the franchise first started out as a retail that sold horseback riding equipment. Overtime, Hermes transformed into a successful designer bag retail known for using leather and applying stitching method used for saddles and other horseback equipment. You will often see horses and saddles displayed in symbolic manner for Hermes.
The retail’s interior reflects Hawaii
One of the unique features of Hermes in Waikiki is the decoration of the store. Many of the decorations displayed reflect Hawaii theme ( beaches and surfboards). This gives lighter and brighter atmosphere to the retail.