If you're traveling the world on the fashion show / trade show circuit, make sure to visor these new stores in all the major cities.
oNE BLOCK DOWN
Brand Highlights: Jordan, Palace, Richardson Magazine, Fucking Awesome, Porter, Nike, Adidas, White Mountaineering , HYKE, Thrasher Magazine, Futur, RetaW, Fuct
“We want to create a kind of market where various creators from various fields gather together and encounter each other in an ongoing atmosphere of beautiful chaos,” explains owner Patrizio Vita. The store holds true to its roots as a sneaker specialty store, enhanced by a careful selection of Made in Italy clothing and top of the line products from the main international sports and streetwear brands, as well as an array of accessories, collectible objects, fragrances, and action sports gadgets.
Piazza Armando Diaz, Milan Oneblockdown.it
The legendary skate brand finally opens shop in Paris, bringing its unique brand of gear, and attitude to the French capital, where skate culture is booming. The shop features the entire collection including skateboards, footwear and all special releases, and is staffed by people from the Paris skateboard scene. A sculpture made by legend Mark Gonzales is a highlight of the shop.
20, Rue Barbette, 75003 Paris, supremenewyork.com
Barneys New York, Downtown
Brand Highlights: Fear of God, Off White, OAMC, Dries Van Noten, Alexander Wang, Blind Barber
The legendary specialty retailer moves back into their original location in NYC’s Chelsea with a beautifully renovated space, and offering “the Barneys edit” of luxury clothes, accessories, footwear and beauty/grooming products for men and women.
101 7th Avenue, New York Barneys.com
Harvey Nichols Menswear
Brand Highlights: Facetasm, Tourne de Transmission, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Matthew Miller, Casely-Hayford, Peir Wu, Grenson
Kicking off a major renovation for the London flagship, Harvey Nichols has just completed a total overhaul of the menswear floor, offering 270 brands merchandised by category, rather than by branded shop in shops. Fashion and art installations dot the selling floor as well.
109-125 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London harveynichols.com/mens/
Brand Highlights: Ts(s), Engineered Garments, Massimo Alba, Salvatore Piccolo, Feit
Menswear star Josh Peskowitz along with partners Simon Golby and Christophe Desmaison opened Magasin with the goal of educating the menswear consumer using cross-merchandising of brands in unexpected and compelling ways. “We’re putting the store together by mood, we’re telling a story, we’re giving a point of view,” says Peskowitz.
8810 Washington Boulevard, Suite 101, Culver City, Los Angeles magasinthestore.com
Brand Highlights: Apolis, Warby Parker, Donni Charm, Almond, Miansai, Stephen Kenn
LA-based concept shop and gallery Alchemy Works opened its second outpost at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach California. The shop, called Harbor House, is owned by husband-and-wife co-founders Raan and Linsday Parton, and the duo have renovated a small, mid century house on the Boardwalk into a modern 1300 square foot lifestyle boutique and gallery. Harbor House carries clothing, jewelry, footwear, and accessories for men and women, as well as home goods, and art. There’s also a Warby Parker shop-in-shop, and a room dedicated to Apolis, the brand also owned by Raan Parton, and a permanent installation of the brand's traveling Nomad Market.
3408 Via Oporto, Newport Beach, CA ; alchemyworks.us