Not just the retail cornerstone of style in Paris, Paris' colette has evolved past being a great select shop into a leading tastemaker in the world. Since colette was founded 13 years ago, the store has grown from a store carrying rare and coveted accoutrement into a brand and icon that not only purveys great style and design, but also takes an active part in nurturing the industry. For instance, colette has had numerous winning collaborations with brands from all walks and industries, ranging from Timberland and BAPE to Repetto and Pringle. Also, the store's window display and events are also highly discussed and anticipated, and now takes on a life of their own and are as important to all as the products in the store itself. Tomorrow, colette officially turns thirteen and will be celebrating its birthday with a surprise event. For all who are in town, do drop by colette at 1:13pm to find out what the instantaneous surprise is! Happy birthday, colette!