Inside the Opening of Hermès Palo Alto
Hermès recently opened its 34th store in the United States, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, with a lively cocktail party attended by Apple’s Jony Ive, with wife Heather, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, SF 49ers’ Pierre Garcon, Apple COO Jeff Williams, and Sako Fisher, among others.
Hermes Opening Night Party
Hermes Opening Night Party
Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Designed by the Parisian architecture agency RDAI, under the direction of Denis Montel, the boutique has been designed to embrace natural light and the beautiful Stanford surroundings while showcasing the Hermès collection of métiers among digital installations by artists such as Eric Vernhes.

Hermes Opening Night Party
Hermes Opening Night Party
Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

Contemporary artist Eva Jospin crafted signature cardboard landscapes, inspired by the Northern Californian environment, as a backdrop for the event.

Jony Ive, Pierre-Alexis Dumas
Jony Ive, Pierre-Alexis Dumas
Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

See photos from the evening in the slideshow below!

Sako Fisher
Sako Fisher
Photo: Drew Altizer Photography

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