Saturday, June 26th, 2010 marked the opening of the highly anticipated CLOT x Disney Man Is In The Forest pop-up concept store in Shanghai, China. The collaboration concept store is the first of it’s kind and will house various Disney collaboration products with the brands and artists from all over the world including CLOT, ANTIPAST, Bounty Hunter, Cassette Playa, Charlotte Tarantola, devilrobots, Dr. Romanelli, Han Cholo, Hysteric Mini, Johnathan Saunders, Milkfed, Secret Base, Campana Bros and WHIZ Limited.
Man Is In The Forest opened it’s doors today to the delight of a number of fans who lined up outside of the store starting last night. The store officially opened for business when the ceremonious ribbon was cut by CLOT co-founders Edison Chen and Kevin Poon who were joined by Disney’s Lester Lee and Gunther Hake, and Kazuki Kuraishi and Madasaki Tsuchiya. Invited guests who included a number of Chinese and Hong Kong celebrities and influencers were treated to Mickey Mouse and CLOT themed cupcakes and Vitamin Water.
When asked to speak on the store CLOT’s Edison Chen had this to say, “To work with Disney is a dream come true – I have been a fan since I was young and it has followed into my life to now with Toy Story and the upcoming release of TRON Legacy. Being able to work with this whole magical kingdom of Disney and to educate and present them is an honor and I hope what we’re doing now is in line with the high standard that Disney holds”, Kevin Poon added that “We are excited about the launch of this unique retail concept in Shanghai. Man Is In the Forest is such a exclusive offering and the only place in the world that will house all of these iconic designers. CLOT has always been inspired by the enduring legacy of Walt Disney – we’re confident that consumers everywhere will be eager to come and check out such a complete offering.”
The store is now open and consumers can find a strong collection of products inspired by the new Toy Story 3 movie which is currently breaking records at the box office. Also available are the CLOT x Dr. Romanelli x Disney denim jackets, one of which Edison Chen wore during the opening. Other products currently available are various CLOT x Disney graphic t-shirts in both Men’s and Women’s sizes as well as Disney Couture jewelry. Be sure to stay tuned to Freshness for all of the Man is in the Forest coverage including a feature interview.
Man Is In The Forest
897 Julu Road | Map