Boutiques

New Boutiques

20Twelve

Memphis, United States

Designers to look out for:

Giambattista Valli, By Malene Birger, Philosophy, Carven, Cédric Charlier, Thakoon Addition, Tom Ford, Roberto Cavalli, Kelly Wearstler, Wouters & Hendrix, Tom Dixon, Jonathan Adler, Rosie Assoulin

About the store:

Situated in Memphis’ hip Broad Avenue Arts District, 20twelve, with its jaw dropping seed cloud chandelier, is an ultra-modern, sleek boutique that offers au courant designer pieces across the spectrum of fashion and lifestyle. Owner Chantal Johnson’s passion for curating a ‘who's who’ list of emerging talent can be seen in the thoughtfully edited buys, which is reflected in the cool fashion forward vibe of this smoked glass fronted store.

Michel Brisson

Montreal, Canada

Designers to look out for:

Harris Wharf London, Jil Sander, John Smedley, Marni, Marsèll, Neil Barrett, Rick Owens, Rick Owens DRKSHDW, Saint Laurent, Theory, Filippa K, Thom Krom, Tiger of Sweden, Eton, Kris Van Assche.

About the store:

Spread across two minimal spaces designed by architects Saucier + Perrote - one in Montreal’s affluent Outremont area and the other in the city’s old historic quarter, Michel Brisson is Quebec’s answer to luxury menswear. Featuring a 1970s brutalist design, this meticulously curated store showcases international collections by leading men’s designers.

Boutique Tricot

Chianciano Terme, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Alexander Wang, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Fendi, Burberry.

About the store:

Founded in 1980 by Stefania Capitini, Tricot is a concept boutique nestled in the heart of Tuscany with the aim of offering the perfect products for true fashion connoisseurs. Testament to this is the international clientele base that it has grown in its 35 year history. The three storey space has recently undergone a renovation overseen by famed architect Roberto Baiocchi to reflect the changes in luxury commerce and the surrounding area. Founder Stefania currently runs Tricot with the help of his children James and Maria keeping in mind the founding aim, to successfully combine tradition with the modern requirements of its customers.

Restir

Tokyo, Japan

Designers to look out for:

Stella McCartney, Le Ciel Bleu, Saint Laurent, Noir Kei Ninomiya, Christopher Kane, Alexander Wang, Acne Studios, Maison Martin Margiela, Marques Almeida, Yazbukey

About the store:

Located in the city’s Roppongi district as a creative melting pot where photographers, architects and art directors gather and exchange ideas, Restir is an immersive retail experience set across three floors, each with its own product offering and visual identity. Combining international luxury labels with local and more niche designers along with their own brand Le Ciel Bleu, Restir offers a carefully edited collection across womenswear, menswear, accessories and digital gadgets.

George C

Toronto, Canada

Designers to look out for:

Altuzarra, Cesare Paciotti, Costume National, Derek Lam, Emanuel Ungaro, Gianvito Rossi, Giles, Loree Rodkin, Missoni, No. 21, Numero 10, Robert Clergerie, Thakoon.

About the store:

From the white walled designer clad womenswear top floor, to the discrete staircase which leads to “every man’s subterranean fantasy wardrobe” in the basement, George C is Toronto’s favourite fashion haunt. Showcasing an evolving selection of carefully curated luxury apparel, this three-storey space in the heart of Yorkville aims “to present modern couturiers, reflecting traditional tailoring and workmanship that respects old world design, but reinterprets them in an exciting contemporary way.”

Auzmendi

San Sebastián, Spain

Designers to look out for:

Ann Demeulemeester, Dolce & Gabbana, Saint Laurent, Sacai, Marni, Missoni, Jil Sander, Neil Barrett

About the store:

Steeped in tradition, this second generation run family boutique in Donostia, San Sebastian, combines artisanal tailoring with the vanguards of prêt-à-porter. Auzmendi’s innovative spirit ensures it is at the forefront of fashion, providing its clientele with a plethora of top designers and exceptional craftsmanship.

Du Broliai

Vilnius, Lithuania

Designers to look out for:

Giorgio Armani, Dsquared2, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Moncler, Loro Piana, Brioni, Ralph Lauren

About the store:

At the heart of Vilnius' Old Town sits Du Broliai, Lithuania's leading luxury fashion boutique. Family run since its launch, the name means 'two brothers' in Lithuanian, paying homage to the owner's two sons.

Shuga Two

Ascona, Switzerland

Designers to look out for:

Chloé, Jimmy Choo, Valentino Garavani, Burberry, Golden Goose Deluxe Brand

About the store:

Located in a picturesque, antique borghetto on the banks of Lake Maggiore, Shuga Two presents luxury accessories to discerning clientele, and pride themselves on offering their customers a refined selection of the very best designer brands.

Vinicio

Legnano, Italy

Designers to look out for:

Dsquared2, Neil Barrett, Avant Toi, Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Valentino Garavani, Emilio Pucci, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana

About the store:

Located in the city of Legnano in a square dedicated to the Italian fashion designer Gianfranco Ferrè, Vinicio is the embodiment of contemporary glamour. Their 1200 square metre space is stocked with an exquisite selection that spans internationally renowned luxury brands, to the latest emerging design talent.

L’Esthète

Lille, France

Designers to look out for:

Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Giuseppe Zanotti, Kenzo, Philipp Plein, Maison Margiela, Dsquared2, Off-White, Buscemi, Valentino, Y-3

About the store:

Showcasing some of the most influential menswear designers and luxury streetwear brands, as seen in leading men’s magazines, L'Esthète Store caters for the discerning male shopper. Nestled in Lille’s old quarter, iron fittings and industrial style lockers emphasise the masculine nature of this renowned menswear boutique.

of 32