Contemporary artisans to bring unique “house of objects” to the heart of Princeton’s downtown.

Princeton, NJ, September 8, 2021– Hermés Paris, a family run, independent and socially responsible luxury retailer has entered into a lease agreement for 17 Palmer Square.

“We are thrilled that Hermés has selected Palmer Square as their next destination” said Lori Rabon, Vice President of Palmer Square. “Their high-quality product, social responsibility and long-standing commitment to the communities in which they operate will not only enhance the downtown Princeton experience but contribute to the overall character of the town.”

The 6,155-sf retail store is expected to open in Fall of 2023.


About Hermés:

Since 1837, Hermès has remained faithful to its artisan model and its humanist values. The freedom to create, the constant search for beautiful materials, the transmission of savoir-faire of excellence, and the aesthetic of functionality all forge the singularity of Hermès, a house of objects created to last. An independent, family-owned company, Hermès is dedicated to keeping the majority of its production in France through its 51 workshops and production sites and to developing its network of 306 stores in 45 countries. The group employs more than 16,600 people worldwide, including nearly 10,400 in France, among whom more than 5,600 are craftsmen*. Axel Dumas, a sixth-generation family member, has been Hermès CEO since 2013.

Founded in 2008, the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès supports projects in the areas of artistic creation, training and the transmission of savoir-faire, biodiversity, and the preservation of the environment.  * As of December 31, 2020


About the owner:

“For six generations, Hermés has been an independent, family-owned French house, artisanal, creative, innovative, and responsible, whose entrepreneurial spirit has become its business model.”

For more information on Hermés please visit their website https://www.hermes.com/us/en/.


About Palmer Square:

Nestled in the heart of downtown Princeton, Palmer Square is an open-air lifestyle center offering the best selection of beauty, apparel, gifts, and home goods. Guests enjoy a variety of dining options in their renowned restaurants, cafes, and artisanal shops, all centered around the historic Nassau Inn hotel. For more information on Palmer Square please visit www.PalmerSquare.com.


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For more information regarding this announcement please contact Jamie Volkert at 609-921-2853 or email at jvolkert@palmersquare.com.

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