shang xia – hermes

uber luxury brand hermes rocked the fashion world opening a new brand, it’s a first time for hermes, and none the less, it’s a chinese brand, called shang xia and it’s only sold in shanghai for the moment.
rather surprising but after reading some articles about this strange team, i figure out both brand share a hardcore interest in craftsmanship and tradition. so if any other brand had done the same deal, i would think of them as opportunist but coming from hermes, i’m just really wondering… (read the article, it’s interesting) by pp.