BEIJING — Shang Xia, the Chinese brand established by French fashion house Hermès International, has completed its first expansion with the opening of a boutique here.
“I am very proud. What I see here is a dream come true, and to tell the truth, it is beyond my expectations,” a beaming Patrick Thomas, chief executive officer of Hermès, said Monday, following an opening for media that featured former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin and France’s ambassador to China, Sylvie Bermann, along with two young Kunqu opera singers in elaborate makeup.
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