Maison Margiela has debuted a new store on Paris’ toniest shopping street, avenue Montaigne; as founder Martin Margiela plans a concept exhibition in Lafayette Anticipations further east in the City of Light.
A score of mannequins sat in the front row at JW Anderson on Wednesday, heads covered by cardboard cut outs of the face of Arthur Rimbaud. An homage to the French poet, but also to cult figure David Wojnarowicz.
Montserrat Álvarez has created a line of artisanal handbags decorated with ceramics and shells now selling at Barneys, The Webster and Galeries Lafayette, and launched a collaboration with Comme des Garçons.
This week’s launch of Eataly in the hip Paris neighbourhood of the Marais by the Galeries Lafayette group marks an important new chapter for the high-end French retail group – its entrance into the experiential era.
Moscot, the 103-year-old New York optical institution, has opened in the Marais district of Paris, the latest expansion by the brand favoured by Johnny Depp, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Lady Gaga and Demi Moore.
France's chic department store Galeries Lafayette is betting on an art foundation and an Italian gourmet food hall in Paris to help differentiate its brand from bricks-and-mortar rivals and e-commerce competitors.
Lafayette Anticipations open its doors to the public March 10. Set up in Paris's Marais district, the 2,200-square-metre space, dedicated to contemporary art, will now welcome fashion designers to take part