A.P.C. has opened the doors to its seventh retail shop in its hometown of Paris, this one being situated at 23 Rue Royale, steps away from some of the French capital city’s finest retail destinations including Chanel, Loro Piana and Moncler. The A.P.C. store was designed by Laurent Deroo, the architect behind London’s Dover Street Market and Hong Kong’s Icehouse. Look for the St. Honoré shop to house A.P.C.’s full line of men’s and women’s collections alongside shoes, accessories and more.
This past week, Stone Island opened the doors to their new Paris flagship store. The 80 square-meter store located in the heart of the Parisian capital was subject to an intense renovation plan. While the merchandising is entirely displayed on the ground floor, the double-leveled glass façade is articulated on two floors and offers a strong exterior visual impact. The store opened with the FW 2011/2012 collections of Stone Island and Stone Island Shadow.
American designer has relocated his Dallas, Texas boutique from North Park to Highland Village Park to keep with the times. As the brand continues to grow, so does the need for more space. The CFDA award-winning designer continues to infuse his southern hospitality and modern aesthete to his retail shops with this one and the other five flagships nationwide are no different. The interior features antique furnishings and locally-sourced materials and carries Billy Reid’s men’s and women’s lines as well as other collaborative items.
Dutch custom clothier Suitsupply has been making some waves in Europe for quite sometime but they’ve finally decided to bring their talents to the United States with a shop in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. Suitsupply offers custom suiting at unbelievable prices and with the help of their on-site tailors, they can make any alterations you desire while you wait. Suits start at $399 and shirts at $99. Kid. You. Not. Though we haven’t had the opportunity to check out the shop for ourselves just yet, we’re extremely optimistic.
During Berlin Fashion Week, Firmament — the city’s premiere high street menswear retailer — will be celebrating their 5-year anniversary and to mark this occasion, the shop will be hosting a 5-day extravaganza that’s set to last through this season’s BFW from July 5th to July 9th.
MJÖLK presents Mjölk Shop, a curated space for all of designer Lars Stoten’s favourite things. This online gallery presents handmade shoes, leather goods, objects, clothing, and artworks, painstakingly designed, crafted, and selected to connect Mjölk intimately to a new generation of tastemakers. The goods are tremendous with plenty of product available now that you can get your hands on if you so choose.
Shop the site here.
So what do you when your team’s clicking on all cylinders and you’re on the brink of a possible first championship? If you’re the Miami Heat’s LeBron James, you announce the launch of a new, modern luxury concept store called Unknwn. It’s slated for a Fall 2011 launch and will house a mix of apparel, footwear, printed materials and lifestyle accouterments. Brands already on deck include A.P.C., Original Fake and Nike Tier Zero. We’ll be hearing about this after LBJ gets his first ring.
If you’re heading to the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival, then be sure to stop in at Louis Vuitton‘s pop up store. “The Maison celebrates its attachment to the city of Cannes by unveiling an exceptional custom tailored store in homage to the world of cinema.” The shop offers up product for men and women and looks to be an exceptional space.
Tommy Hilfiger has announced the launch of Prep World, a Spring/Summer 2011 limited edition capsule collection for men and women. A Pop-Up House landed in the middle of New York City’s Meatpacking District a few days back and will be open to the public through the weekend before traveling to Paris, London, Stockholm, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Sylt, Germany and Knokke, Belgium over the next few months.
Gant has done a full-on redesign of their website and have added an e-commerce arm for the US market in the process. We’ve been waiting for this addition for quite sometime as the folks in the UK have had this luxury for a good while. You can browse all of the Gant collections at once or break it down individually, whatever your hearts desire.
This will be the first time where anyone, no matter where they are in the US, will be able to shop all Gant products, across all brands, 24 hours a day.
Collections include the main Gant line as well as Gant Rugger, Gant by Michael Bastian as well as pieces from the Yale Co-Op.