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Dover Street Market Ginza: Tachiagari for 2013 Spring/Summer

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 14, 2013
Translated from Japanese to mean “beginning” or “start,” Tachiagari has become a rite synonymous with Dover Street Market. This biannual transition marks a change in the store each season — existing brands bring in new w...

F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trailer

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 10, 2013
Japanese lifestyle label visvim further extends its influence with a new F.I.L. shop space in the hip Omotesando ward of Tokyo. Originally scheduled for last November, the concept store now opens January 12 on the third floor of GYRE Omotesando. The...

COMME des GARCONS CEO Adrian Joffe on Bringing Dover Street Market to the Big Apple

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 7, 2013
With successful retail ventures in London and Tokyo, COMME des GARCONS’ Dover Street Market is being established in another global fashion capital: New York City. Adrian Joffe, CEO of COMME des GARCONS, spoke in a recent interview about the joi...

CLAE Pop-Up Store by mode:lina

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 7, 2013
mode:lina, a Polish architectural design firm, has recently finished work on a new pop-up shop for CLAE footwear at the Galeria Malta in Poznań, Poland. Employing used pallets from the 2012 KontenerART experimental project, both the temporary nature...

BAPE STORE Shanghai CITIC City Plaza Store Opening

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 4, 2013
Further evidence that China is set to become the world’s newest fashion and streetwear hotspot, BAPE recently opened its second retail outlet in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai. Located in Shanghai’s CITIC City Plaza, the newest BAPE ST...

Heather Grey Wall Shanghai

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2013
Kazuki Kuraishi-affiliated retailer Heather Grey Wall is set to open its doors in Shanghai next week, bringing its well-curated selection of wares to the vast — and deep-pocketed — Chinese market. Known for its substantial assortment of b...

COÏNCIDENCE Paris Store Opening

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 3, 2013
French stylist and design enthusiast Lenny Guerrier delivers his new project and Paris’s latest concept store, COÏNCIDENCE. Located in the heart of Le Haut-Marais, COÏNCIDENCE is spread over two floors; the ground floor “Delicatessen̶...

Vitsoe Takes Inspiration from Dieter Rams for Installation @ Dover Street Market

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 31, 2012
Legendary designer Dieter Rams serves as a major point of inspiration for the Vitsoe installation at Dover Street Market in London. Having recently cemented itself as the exclusive retailer for such notable Rams designs as the 606 Universal Shelving...

Louis Vuitton Opens New “Winter Resort” Store in Switzerland

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 28, 2012
Following the opening of its first store in the famous Swiss ski resort in 2004, Louis Vuitton inaugurates a new winter resort store on the renowned Promenade, Gstaad. The popular winter destination seems an appropriate choice given the fact that 201...

Head Porter Hokkaido “SNOW EGG” Pop-Up Store

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 28, 2012
The Head Porter Hokkaido “Snow Egg” is a triple threat, serving as an all-encompassing retail space, bar and ski-out cafe. Decorated and constructed to take on the look and feel of an igloo, the interior is far less rustic than its facade...

A Look Into visvim’s New F.I.L. Peninsula

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 21, 2012
This week marks another retail venture for Japanese lifestyle brand visvim. Several years ago, its F.I.L. store in Central was the start of an Asian-centric retail expansion. While the Central store was recently closed — deemed a surplus to its...

Del Toro Open Their First Flagship Store in Miami

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 19, 2012
Footwear and lifestyle brand Del Toro announced the grand opening of its first flagship store on December 5. Located in their native Miami, the store will be home to Del Toro’s evolving collection of both men’s and women’s shoes and...

F.I.L Peninsula Hong Kong

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 18, 2012
Adding to their growing presence throughout Hong Kong, well-regarded Japanese brand visvim will be opening a brand new flagship in the form of the F.I.L Peninsula Hong Kong store. Set to be located inside the arcades of the Peninsula Hong Kong, the n...

A Look Inside Acne Studios Aoyama

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2012
Swedish fashion label Acne is a considerably different entity from the start-up that introduced its maiden collection in 1998. With the establishment of a strong range of Acne Studios retail locations and the increasing popularity of the publication...

“Where the WOAW! Things Are” Recap @ BLITZ Lane Crawford

StyleComments ⋅ Dec 10, 2012
Since the event at  Lane Crawford’s Tsim Sha Tsui BLITZ space went so well last week, we sat the curator of ”Where the WOAW! Things Are” down for a chat about how the initiative went. Revolving around a slew of lifestyle items, the...