This is a sneak peek at what Gucci flagship stores will be like over the next two years. Called the Gucci Immersive Retail Experience which went live at the brand’s newly renovated Via Montenapoleone store in Milan, it showcases Planar System’s Clarity Matrix LC D video wall displays
developed by Hollywood’s foremost digital tech company, OOOii.
Sultry Italian model Mariacarla Boscono stars in Spanish brand Loewe’s AW 2011 ad campaign, shot by acclaimed photographers Mert Alas & Marcus Piggot and styled by Katie Grand. The images are a bold expression of the brand’s Spanish passion with a dose of glamour, and features the Flamenco and Amazona bags.
It-French label Balenciaga has finally reached Malaysian shores with a store at KLCC. The FW 2011/12 collection is an exercise on perspectives, scale and layering, featuring cocoon-knit bombers layered over silk print dresses and a slew of edgy graphic tunics.
The trend of quirky eyewear with a retro vibe started by Prada last season is fast catching on. One place to shop for unique frames and sunglasses is the newly opened Marq Optic Gallery at The
Gardens Mall, which stocks exclusive brands like Frency & Mercury, Labyrinth, Lumete, Cutler
& Gross and Anne Et Valentine.
A/X Armani Exchange turns 20 this year with a collection that is packed to the brim with its signature
street-cool fall essentials like trenches, biker jackets, knits, skinny trousers and mini dresses.