Last week Mackintosh raincoat manufacturers, 200-year-old British brand, opened first stand-alone British store, an impressive two-storey affair in London's Mayfair, where the coats are priced up to £985 It's all a far cry from a gritty industrial estate in Greenfaulds, Lanarkshire, which the...

Pablosky, the 'experts in growing feet', have just entered the Israeli market, opening their first shop in Tel Aviv. An investment of €200,000 has gone into the new location in the Big Mall-Petach Tikva (Kenyon Hagadol in Hebrew), the first of a series of shops scheduled to open in...

Desigual in Milan 04/01/2011 The Spanish streetwear brand opens its first standalone in trend-setting Milan. Desigual already operates through distributors in every major Italian city and the Coin department store. But on 11 March the colourful brand opened its very first shop in...

After opening seven stores in Asia and in the Middle East in 2010 and 2011, Bell & Ross opened its first boutique in Paris, the birthplace of the brand "France is a very dynamic market, with sophisticated and demanding consumers. This much awaited Parisian opening will allow us to offer...

Natural flowers in Camper's corporate shades of red have been made from artificial suede and stand out against the pure white open-plan design. The diverse petals express the notion of constant change, the basic principle of nature. Camper, which is planning 15 international openings this...

Vivienne Westwood opens first Welsh store Iconic designer Vivienne Westwood has just announced that she will be opening her first store ever in Wales. The store will be in Cardiff and is seen as a significant step in the expansion of the Vivienne Westwood empire across the UK. The shop,...

The brand has chosen a unique location on Avenida Orinoco for its latest shop. Set in the heart of the well-known district Las Mercedes, synonymous with luxury shopping, Pronovias will be rubbing shoulders with other top international brands. The Pronovias boutique covers an area of...

friends with no association to the industry have reminded me of the new Aesop shop in Paris' Marais area. The new shop, with it's minimal finishing and decor is a sight to be seen. More than 400 dishes adorn the walls of the shop; each is used to "stand" bottles and jars of Aesop's collection...

The new shop is in Qatar's prestigious Lagoona Mall, covers an area of 278sqm and sells the AD Man, AD Woman, U Girl and U Boy collections. Vast shop windows welcome customers to a store that embodies the spirit of this Spanish designer perfectly, with wooden floors and wall coverings,...

Nice Things Mini in Barcelona 03/24/2011 To coincide with the launch of Nice Things Mini, the Spanish fashion and accessories brand opens a boutique for girls in Barcelona. Nice Things has opened its first shop for girls at 254 Calle Valencia in Barcelona, just opposite its women's shop....

 

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