Archive for the ‘luxury’ category

Louis Vuitton Maison by Peter Marino, Shanghai

July 20th, 2012

The grand opening of the first Louis Vuitton Maison in Shanghai at Plaza 66 will be the 16th Maison worldwide and will further bring together the style and elegance of Louis Vuitton under one roof. Specially designed by architect Peter Marino, new design elements and custom- made furniture has been combined to create a unique and innovative Louis Vuitton experience.

Prada flagship store by Roberto Baciocchi, Taipei

July 20th, 2012

The curved store front blends harmoniously with the atrium’s double-height architecture. The entrances, windows and light boxes are framed in shiny marquina black marble and polished steel finishes.

Dior Taipei 101 flagship store by Pure Creative, Taipei

July 16th, 2012

In the store itself, neutral tones let the collections take the starring role: the leather goods and their fearless colors, the refined timepieces settings. Subtle touches of gold leaf add a warmly modern touch to the precision black and white Dior Homme spaces.

Prada flagship store by Roberto Baciocchi, Dubai

June 30th, 2012

Fashion brand Prada was already present in Dubai with a shop-in-shop at Saks Fifth Avenue. But in the boomtown that can only think in superlatives, a full-fledged flagship is the only way to go for any self-discerning luxury brand.

Balenciaga flagsip store, Paris

June 28th, 2012

Housed in a modern structure, the 300 sqm. retail space is sliced into separate sections by a series of partition walls, albeit alternated by slabs of concrete and with plentiful cut-outs, and at intervals also serving as display areas.

Topman personal shopping suite by Lee Broom, London

June 25th, 2012

Lee Broom has curated and designed a new Personal Shopping Suite for Topman’s Oxford Street flagship store. The state of the art suite launched on May 24th 2011 to meet the growing demand for men’s personal shopping appointments.

Montblanc flagship store, Beijing

June 21st, 2012

The Montblanc Beijing flagship is a 4-story store in the heart of Sanlitun. It will offer all Montblanc limited editions and the entire Princess Grace de Monaco collection.

Alexander Wang flagship store, Beijing

May 31st, 2012

The design of the retail space is a collab of Wang and Paris-based architect Joseph Dirand, and in terms of aesthetics it’s pretty much an extrapolation of the New York flagship store’s sleek concept, featuring a strong focus on raw materials with an emphasis on marble and bronze used in sculptural statements.

Salvatore Ferragamo flagship store, New York

May 30th, 2012

Salvatore Ferragamo’s Fifth Avenue flagship, the brand’s largest boutique has reopened on Friday April 6, after 13th weeks of renovation. The 20,000-square-foot space is now in perfect adequacy with Ferragamo Creative Director Massimiliano Giornetti’s aesthetic.

Ralph Lauren flagship store by Michael Neumann Architecture, Stockholm

May 22nd, 2012

Ralph Lauren opened a new store in Stockholm – its first flagship store in Scandinavia – designed by MNA in collaboration with Ralph Lauren Store Development, Architecture & Design.

Hermès flagship store by RDAI, Geneva

April 26th, 2012

Last November a new Hermès flagship store opened in Geneva, Switzerland. The seven-storey building, built by Marc-Joseph Saugey in 1946, rises on Guisan General’s bank on the lakeside at the corner of Rhone and Robert Céard street.

Prada flagship store by Roberto Baciocchi, Moscow

March 28th, 2012

The new outlet is one of its biggest in Europe, measuring approx 1,470 sqm. spread over three floors, and is designed by house architect Roberto Baciocchi Featuring Prada’s signature aesthtetics, the ground floor has a black + white marble chequered flooring, laid out in a kinetic design.

Chanel store by Peter Marino, Paris

March 19th, 2012

Measuring a spacious 600 sqm. spread over two floors, it’s designed by new york-based architect Peter Marino. Marino took cues from Coco Chanel’s lavish apartments, resulting in a store interior with a sky-high luxe factor.

Burberry store, Amsterdam

March 14th, 2012

Plaid on a mission. We’re talking Burberry’s Stellar second boutique on the dutch capital’s coveted luxury shopping strip. Occupying two recently merged retail spaces, the store measures a rather grand 600 sqm. spread over three whole floors.

Alexander Wang flagship store by Kramer Design Group, New York – Soho

March 7th, 2012

The SoHo flagship store for the fashion retailer creates a luxurious environment with custom-created materials and furniture and a rotating “cage” installation. The cage at the entry of the store is the stage on which the brand can showcase a curtain inspiration and give customers a new experience with each visit.

Giorgio Armani store, Berlin

February 27th, 2012

Elegantly located on the famous Kurfürstendamm, at the corner of Wielandstrasse, the boutique covers over 370 square meters on one floor and is the first European Giorgio Armani store to reflect the style of the Giorgio Armani boutique in the Roppongi Hills area of Tokyo.

Louis Vuitton Étoile Maison by Peter Marino, Rome

February 1st, 2012

Hot on the heels of openings in Singapore and Sydney, Louis Vuitton opens another stellar maison – its division of superflagships – in Rome. Illustriously called Louis Vuitton Étoile Maison, the new store measures a rather grand 1,200 sqm. and is housed in a three-storey landmark building that previously accommodated the historical Spazio Étoile, the city’s very first movie theatre.

Prada store by Roberto Baciocchi, Paris

January 30th, 2012

The Prada store on Rue du Faubourg in Paris presents a new look after renovation. Architect Roberto Baciocchi made ​​for the implementation of the store designs of both the typical Prada store components, as well as the history of the building, the early 19th Century is inspired.

Prada store by Roberto Baciocchi, Atlanta

January 12th, 2012

The space, designed by Architect Roberto Baciocchi, occupies about 450 square metres on a single level, and carries Prada ready-to-wear, bags, accessories and footwear collections for both women and men. The store’s elegant and sophisticated outside façade is inserted in a black marble cladding.

Sergio Rossi Shop by Younes Duret Design, Casablanca – Morocco

January 6th, 2012

Sergio Rossi and Wallpaper* magazine continue to collaborate on the Men’s Footwear World Tour announcing the opening of the next location in Casablanca. Following resounding success with the first stop on the Men’s Footwear Tour in Brera, Milan’s most stylish district, Sergio Rossi launched a second men’s shoe store in Galeries Lafayette Casablanca on December 2011.