Vivienne Westwood to Set up Shop in New York
Vivienne Westwood will open her first boutique in New York this Fall. The designer already has stores in LA and Honolulu. Westwood has chosen a 6-story Beaux Arts townhouse for the store location. Three floors will be stocked with ready-to-wear looks from Gold Label, Red Label, Anglomania and Man, as well as her accessory lines, bridal designs and evening wear from Gold Label Capsule. The remaining floors will house the company’s administrative offices and showroom. The building is located at 14 East 55th Street.
Charlotte Olympia to Open Four New Boutiques
Charlotte Olympia opened a stand-alone boutique in Bangkok this weekend and is set to open three more in Las Vegas, Costa Mesa, CA and London’s Draycott Avenue in Brompton Cross over the coming months. This brings the British footwear label to 10 stores globally. Each of the four new stores will carry an exclusive capsule collection inspired by their location. Charlotte Olympia has added a new line of flats called the ABC collection which will debut in her stores and online in April. The flat leather shoe, which is priced at $695, is available in seven colors. Each pair comes with 26 Alphabet stickers and 26 fun shapes, including a crescent moon, tiger and sailboat, that customers can use to decorate the shoes. They also come with a booklet called “Charlotte Olympia’s guide to Accessorizing” which will inspire customers to personalize their shoes.
Scott Morrison Expands 3X1 to the Hamptons
Scott Morrison will open a new location for his denim brand 3X1 this May on Southampton, N.Y.’s Main Street. The store will be modeled after 3X1’s flagship store in Soho, complete with a denim wall and custom denim capabilities. The store will focus on achieving speedier turn-around for its bespoke service, said Morrison. The brand will also open a men’s shop-in-shop in Paris’ Le Bon Marché on April 2, which will feature a miniature denim wall and sell exclusively selvedge styles.
– Kelcie McCurdy
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