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Dover Street Market: Tachiagari for 2014 Fall/Winter

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 15, 2014
Dover Street Market is set for the change in seasons with the latest installment of its biannual Tachiagari (“beginning” or “start”) as it ushers in the debut of Fall/Winter 2014 product. This time around, the seasonal changeo...

Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: Part 2 – A Job Versus a Career

EditorialComments ⋅ Jul 15, 2014
From the narrow perspective of a wholesaler, Japan and the United States of America may appear to share many similar buying characteristics, yet our favorite clothiers have an exceptionally different opinion. As examined in Part 1 of our discussion –...

HEAD PORTER Osaka Grand Opening

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2014
With only a handful of flagships across Japan, each and every HEAD PORTER location has become a bit of rariety. The recent opening of the latest Osaka location carries on many interior design similarities as its previous Harajuku location. The interi...

A Look Inside NikeLab 1948 London

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2014
Last month, Nike opened six brick and mortar concept stores in London, New York, Paris, Milan, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Dubbed “NikeLab,” these concept stores aim to push the boundaries of retail strategy and presentation and will serve as...

Solebox Opens New Location in Berlin

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2014
A little over a year ago we turned our eye on Solebox Berlin for an edition of HYPEBEAST Spaces. Since then though, the brand has accomplished a number of impressive feats – including sold-out collaborations with Reebok and Saucony – expanding its in...

BAIT Opens New Store In Los Angeles

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 9, 2014
As its name would suggest, BAIT aims to captivate those around them through a series of well-curated products spanning fashion and footwear. Now looking to expand on its cultural influence, the Californian brand recently opened its latest shop on Mel...

Floral Shop “AMKK” by the POOL aoyama

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2014
The latest revamped interior pop-up concept located within the POOL aoyama has been unveiled, who enlisted the help of Japanese group AMKK to create a combined flower and apparel shop. AMKK is headed by flower artist Makoto Azuma, who specializes in...

Hermes “Fox’s Den” Window Installation by Zim & Zou

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2014
For the Hermès store in the Paseo de Gracià shopping district of Barcelona, French design studio Zim & Zou were employed to craft an intricate window display that has now been dubbed the “Fox’s Den.” Made entirely by hand, this installation tells...

Nike 1994: A Look Inside Nike’s First Ever Brazilian Pop-Up Shop

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2014
Since June 12, the world’s attention has turned to Brazil. As a fledgling market increasingly hoping to compete with elite cities in fashion and style, Nike took the opportunity to launch the expansive country’s first ever pop-up shop: Ni...

GUMGUMGUM Reopening

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 27, 2014
After first launching late last year, Hong Kong lifestyle store GUMGUMGUM has re-opened its doors after moving to a new similar space further down the street from its former location. The new location features artwork from artist Michael Lau and seve...

Dissecting the Difference Between Japanese and American Retail: Part 1 – A Buyer’s Identity

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2014
In the wake of the recent Jackson-Woodson firings in the NBA, I considered just how difficult it is for a coach to properly induce a particular philosophy or style of play, whilst inspiring and maximizing his players’ talents. More than just a strate...

A.P.C. Opens Los Angeles Flagship on Melrose Avenue

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2014
It seemed only a matter of time that French superbrand A.P.C. might open its doors to its West Coast audience. The popular label has just premiered a new location in sunny Los Angeles, taking to the boutique-y cove of Melrose Place between Melrose Av...

visvim Flagship Store and little cloud coffee

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 16, 2014
Soon after its inception in 2001, visvim expanded its foray on to F.I.L. — a boutique location at GYRE, Osmotesando which became the first of eight outlets in Japan and overseas. On June 6, the acclaimed Japanese fashion imprint unveiled its first fl...

Nike Gangnam Store Opening

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 13, 2014
Now open in the heart of downtown Seoul’s bustling Gangnam shopping district is the brand new Nike Gangnam. Ushered in with the help of former Korea National Team legend Ji-Sung Park, the two-story facade is home to 19,375 square feet of space...

Nike Presents a New Retail Experience with NikeLab

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 11, 2014
Nike presents its latest physical experience with the launch of a new concept titled NikeLab. The unique brick & mortar retail presence will combine with distinct digital components to truly reshape the Nike experience through select cities acros...