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A BATHING APE – BAPE KIDS Store Opening | Hong Kong

Putting additional effort in pushing the brand forward in the Chinese market, A BATHING APE has recently opened its first BAPE KIDS store in Hong Kong. This is the first overseas location for the kidswear line, and it might be a sign of things to come for … READ MORE

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Size? Opens in Paris, France

Earlier this month, UK retailer size? opened its first “truly European” retail outpost, located in the Chatalet les Halles shopping district of Paris, France. A short distance from Parisian landmarks including the Centre Georges Pompidou and Musee du Louvre, the shop houses a distinguished and sought after … READ MORE

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Damien Hirst x I.T – Pop-up Store | Hong Kong

This is not the first time British contemporary artist Damien Hirst has exhibited his works in Hong Kong; however, it is the first time for a pop-up shop of this kind to be held in Hong Kong. Situated in the high-end area of the shopping district, Causeway … READ MORE

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Ralph Lauren To Close Its Rugby Label

Despite its better than expected earnings report for the second quarter, American fashion giant Ralph Lauren announced today that its in the process of closing the Ralph Lauren Rugby brand. In a statement, Ralph Lauren explained the closure allows the company “to focus resources on higher growth, … READ MORE

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Patta – Grand Re-Opening | Event Recap

Snugly fitted in the historical Zeedijk district, between Amsterdam’s racy Red Light District, Dam Square, shopping district, Chinatown and the city’s Central Station transportation hub, the new Patta is like a microcosm of the neighborhood it is in. Planning on the new store started almost immediately after … READ MORE

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United Arrows Paper Vol.9 – Fall/Winter 2012

United Arrows is one of the influential fashion stores in Japan, and their influence expands to the international market as well. With already two decades under their belt, the forward-thinking company started to distribute their free paper, aptly titled PAPER, few years ago. Now, in its ninth … READ MORE

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Nike Georgetown – Officially Opens | Washington D.C.

Nike has just opened its concept store in the nation’s capital, cutting the ribbons on a massive three-story, 31,000 square-foot space in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington D.C. Warmly lit with exposed beams and polished hardwood floors, the store features a premium assortment of athletic programs, including … READ MORE

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Starbucks Espresso Journey – A Library on the Art of Coffee Making | By nendo

Tucked away at the heart of the trendy Omotesando neighborhood of Tokyo, the Starbucks Espresso Journey is truly a shrine that honors the art of coffee making. Conceptualized by architectural firm nendo and its principal, Oki Sato, who envisioned the temporary structure to be a spacious library. … READ MORE

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Levi’s Commuter Clubhouse | Johannesburg, South Africa

Not just rich in natural resources, South Africa also has a wealth of young creative types and a culture with huge potentials still untapped. To facilitate some interests, both locally and abroad, on these riches, Levi’s recently opened the Levi’s Commuter Clubhouse at the heart of Johannesburg. … READ MORE

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AMBUSH Gallery Pop-up Store | Tokyo

A Tokyo-based jewelry brand, AMBUSH, founded and designed by husband and wife team Verbal and Yoon, has enjoyed a steady growth over many years. The brand is garnering a following from A-list celebrities, musicians, and fashionistas from all around the world. Their latest venture is the AMBUSH … READ MORE

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A.P.C. Special Space at Dover Street Market Ginza | Tokyo

With a mutual respect for their craft, Jean Touitou and Rei Kawakubo are getting together in a form of a special pop-up space inside the Dover Street Market Ginza in Tokyo. For a limited period, the space will host the collaboration projects – such as A.P.C. x … READ MORE