Robb Recommends: The New London Herno Boutique

We wish the Italian outerwear giants a warm welcome onto the Mayfair scene.

Founded by Giuseppe Marenzi and his wife Alessandra Diana in 1948 in the Lake Maggiore town of Lesa, in response to a huge to the demand for raincoats in that region, Herno these days is a major force in today’s fashion realm, combining high-performance technical fabrics with distinctively Italian style.

And, London shoppers can now peruse its excellent coats and jackets in the heart of Mayfair, thanks to the opening of a 300sqm UK flagship store over four levels in an elegant Art Nouveau townhouse on Old Bond Street. The new boutique respects the architecture of the space while, in line with the Company’s philosophy, harmoniously incorporating the signature elements of the brand.

The celebration of the London opening – which also marked the brand’s milestone 70th anniversary – saw guests served hot chocolate, a northern Italian speciality, as well as Italian inspired cocktails and canapés such as parmesan polenta, bruschetta of crushed broad beans and carpaccio. The evening also saw DJ sets from Discosmack and George Plant.

Among the celebrities in attendance were Ben Cura, Cinderella Balthazar, Clym Evernden, Davide Infantino, George Bullard, Glen Power, Hanaa Ben Abdesslem, Jack Fox, Mathias Lefevre, Pietro Boselli, Sam Harwood and Zhenya Dubovoy.

See more pictures from the event below.

Ben Cura  Darren Gerrish

 

Cinderella Balthazar  Darren Gerrish

 

Claudio Marenzi  Darren Gerrish

 

Clym Evernden  Darren Gerrish

 

Davide Infantino  Darren Gerrish

 

Disco Smak & Clym Evernden  Darren Gerrish

 

Disco Smak  Darren Gerrish

 

George Bullard  Darren Gerrish

 

Glen Power  Darren Gerrish

 

Hanaa Ben Abdesslem  Darren Gerrish

 

Jack Fox  Darren Gerrish

 

Mathias Lefevre & Cinderella Balthazar  Darren Gerrish

 

Mathias Lefevre  Darren Gerrish

 

Pietro Boselli  Darren Gerrish

 

Zhenya Dubovoy  Darren Gerrish

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