Boutiques

Rest of the World

4

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Designers to look out for:

Mugler, Ann Demeulemeester, Gareth Pugh, Haider Ackermann, Rick Owens, Yohji Yamamoto

About the store:

From avant garde fashion to exquisite furniture, books and beautiful paintings, 4 is Kuwait’s first and only destination lifestyle & fashion store, offering a unique shopping experience to those with a passion for the extraordinary. Situated in the core industrial area of Al-Shuwaikh, surrounded by traditional Islamic architecture, warehouses and bustling street markets, the store's interior encompasses an altogether more futuristic tone; linear and graphic, with touches of Kubrick-esque science fiction

Al Ostoura

Salmiya, Kuwait

Designers to look out for:

3.1 Phillip Lim, Alaia, Alexander McQueen, , Carven, Christopher Kane, Comme Des Garcons, Junya Watanabe, Lanvin, Mary Katrantzou, Moschino, Sacai, Simone Rocha, Stella McCartney, The Row

About the store:

Al Ostoura, whose name deservedly means 'The Legend' in Arabic, has gained global recognition for its distinguished selection of high end designers and is known to be a leader in promoting up and coming brands in the Middle East. Their flagship space is located in the dynamic Salmiya district of Kuwait; an area internationally renowned for its luxury fashion and lifestyle stores.

AlOthman

Salmiya, Kuwait

Designers to look out for:

Oscar de la Renta, Giambattista Valli Couture, Peter Pilotto, Zac Posen, Erdem, Nicholas Kirkwood.

About the store:

AlOthman is an iconic fashion establishment that has introduced high fashion to Kuwait by distinguishing itself not only as a place to shop, but an extension of the customer’s lifestyle. The store's clean contemporary interior creates a sophisticated atmosphere that is simple and easy-to-navigate allowing the luxurious selection to speak for itself.

ASTRAET

Tokyo, Japan

Designers to look out for:

Loeffler Randall, Miansai, Thakoon Addition, Astraet, Eddie Borgo, Givenchy, Pierre-Louis Mascia

About the store:

Taken from the Old English word for 'Street', Astraet encourages its customers “not to blindly follow fashion trends, but walk one's own road" by presenting two distinct selections. The 'Permanent' collection focuses on modern reproductions of heritage and classic garments, while the 'Seasonal' collection consists of original lines, as well as internationally renowned designers, offering a more trend led assortment of quality womenswear and accessories.

CANDY Sister

Tokyo, Japan

Designers to look out for:

Versus, Kenzo, BLK Denim, Julien David, Diesel, Each X Other, KTZ, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Henrik Vibskov, Matthew Miller, Markus Lupfer, MM6 Maison Margiela, Olympia Le-Tan, Valentino, Shaun Samson

About the store:

Located in the bustling Shibuya district, renowned for its hip shops and youthful crowds, CANDY Sister sits at the cutting edge of the Tokyo fashion scene. With an interior inspired by the infamous Kings Road boutique 'Granny Takes a Trip', CANDY Sister channels a 60's renegade vibe with an unmistakable contemporary twist.

D'NA

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Designers to look out for:

Maison Rabih Kayrouz, Haider Ackerman, Acne Studios, Marni, Rodarte, Lisa Marie Fernandez, Prabal Gurung, Ohne Titel, Giambattista Valli, Jason Wu, Sophie Theallet, Rosie Assoulin, ADEAM, TOME, Delpozo, Creatures of the Wind, Lulwa Al Amin, Alexander Lewis, Aquazzura, Eddie Borgo, Delfina Delettrez, Tom Binns, Joomi Lim

About the store:

Unlike any other retail concept in the Middle East, D’NA creates a dialogue between global and regional talents. The boutique’s two locations in Riyadh and Doha seamlessly bridge East and West through a shared appreciation for fashion, art and design, aiming to help their customer cultivate an individual style.

EN ROUTE

Tokyo, Japan

Designers to look out for:

Nike, EN ROUTE, 08Sircus, Lucio Vanotti, Foot the Coacher, New Balance, Descente, Analog Lighting, Florian, Klin Denim, Etudes Studio, Ponti, Comoli, Teatora, Yoshio Kubo, Blissman

About the store:

En Route is innovative new brand and concept store from United Arrows, offering a selection of simple city casual and contemporary running wear designed with the vision of creating “...a new metropolitan life”. Sports, fashion and culture are cleverly combined, the store's industrial-style interior boasts a dedicated running station, offering customers an unprecedented, integrated shopping experience.

Le Gray

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Designers to look out for:

Rick Owens, Dsquared2, Dries Van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester, Raf Simons, Maison Martin Margiela, Krisvannassche, Les Hommes, Wooyoungmi, Louis Leeman, Lost and found, Miharayasuhiro, Hood by Air, Julius

About the store:

An eclectic home for the international man with a desire for stylish, different and beautifully crafted pieces. Wanting to steer away from ideas of commerciality Le Gray select products based on their limited availability and cult appeal. Located along Tahylah Street in Riyadh; an upscale area comprising of trendy restaurants and high end brands, Le Gray is the forerunner in bringing contemporary high-end menswear to Saudi Arabia.

Le Mill

Mumbai, India

Designers to look out for:

The Row, Mary Katrantzou, Peter Pilotto, Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Saloni, Tom Binns, a selection of exclusive Indian designers

About the store:

Housed in a former rice mill in the Mumbai dockyards, Le Mill offers a vibrant collection of fashion and furnishings. The boutique, winner of the 2013 SUPERSTORE award, sells coveted Indian and international fashion and has an organic café, a flower shop and a book section.

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.