There’s a reason we keep writing about Japan-based fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo. While other retailers are dropping like flies, Uniqlo proves their strategies are on the money.
Uniqlo Achieves Unprecedented Success with Net Income Increase of 57.2%
Re-Scene Scensters: Thrifted Street Styles Particularly Retro-Americana Are Redefining Old Eras into New, Changing the Landscape of Retail with the Continued Rise of Thrift
Tapping the old to create something new is at an all-time high for 2010 resulting in the rise of vintage/thrift stores across the board. A round-up of busy Paris vintage stores, backstreet hotspots in Harajuku, East London’s Brick Lane, plus data changes in retail preferences.
Cool Collabs of the Month: Hurley by Pendleton, Karl Lagerfield’s Ruby Motorcycle Helmets; H&M’s Launch with Sonia Rykiel
While collaborations abound, here are some of our faves of the month that we think will inspire given the variety of industries, locations, and subcultures that they cover.
Palais de Tokyo -Home to Parisian Artist Andre’s BlackBlock Store, Urban Vinyl Toys, Graffiti Art Books, Design, and Street Lifestyle
There’s a reason Paris hosts some of the best concept stores in the world, but one of the best concept “spaces” is Palais de Tokyo, home to Andre, street culture, books, caf%uFFFD, fashion exhibitions.
Store Profile: Paris Concept Store colette and How It Features Multi-Genre Trends
Each month is something new as one of the world’s most famous concept stores redefines itself constantly. This month there’s the Miles Aldridge expo, 35th Anniv of Hello Kitty, and the Andre-InCase-Arkitip Collab to start.
Japanese Fast-Fashion Retailer Uniqlo Opens Shop-in-Shop in Paris’ Colette
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Street Art by UK Street Artist Banksy Gets”Framed” by Proud Bristol Fans; Paris Street Artist Andre Chosen as Decorator for Hotel Amour in Paris
Urban Dance’s Influence on Street Fashion, Footwear, and Lifestyle Increases as B-Boys, WeB*Girlz, Tecktonik, Voguing Movements Capture a New Generation
Thriving on a global level from Korea to the EU to the US to Russia, urban dance subcultures inspire new trends from the bottom-up. Here’s why.
Paris’ Galeries Lafayette Closing VO -the Streetwear Section in Attempts to Re-Org the Giant Department Store
What was once a good idea has gone sour especially among young women denim buyers, forcing Paris’ largest department store to take another look at the changes in what was once known as streetwear.