Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Retail News: Lim in Tokyo, Fontaine on Madison, Bittar on Bleeker!

-According to WWD Philip Lim will open a flagship in Tokyo, This is his first opening abroad.
-"Anne Fontaine, who redefined the white blouse with a single-minded focus on the garment, has much more up her sleeve. For starters, there is a three-story, 7,500-square-foot flagship at 677 Madison Avenue designed by Andrée Putman," said WWD today. Opening in June, the store will offer a variety of articles that suit the modern woman.
- Alexis Bittar is opening shop on the growing downtown map.
The Brooklyn-based jewelry designer is opening his second store in late May on Bleecker Street, home to designer boutiques, upscale eateries and specialty store chains.

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