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Billionaire opened its second store in Dubai in presence of the brand’s Founder, Mr. Flavio Briatore, Mr. Philipp Plein (Creative Director), Mr. Mohammad BinHendi (Board Member) and Mr. Mohi-Din BinHendi (President) at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai.
The store offers the full range of menswear, kidswear, and accessories collections. The interior design reflects the new concept conceived and designed by Milan’s renowned CLS Architects and features a series of iconic elements inspired by early 20th century New York skyscrapers, symbols of wealth of the first American billionaires from the industrial age like the golden beam.
The boutique entrance is dominated by a gigantic brass lion statue positioned on a red Levanto marble podium and the Billionaire logo on the top of the door. Fine details include gold coins featuring the Billionaire lion adorn fixtures, walls and the dark red cocciopesto clay floors. A new element is the golden gate, that separates the sales area from the exclusive VIP room.
The kidswear area features walls in white stucco and the golden beams in smaller size. The whole store is conceived to offer undisputed luxury to the discerning Billionaire client.exceeds expectations.
RENE CAOVILLA, DUBAI
A new René Caovilla flagship store, with a brand new interior design concept, has opened in the renowned Dubai mall. After the opening of Sao Paulo in Brazil last November, Renè Caovilla continues its retail expansion with this new mono- brand store in the Emirates, Dubai.
Designed by the architect duo Bonelli Radovic of m2atelier - popular for their distinctive approach to style and interiors –the new boutique blends contemporary stylishness and sophisticated creativity with a new concept that represents the values of the Brand, elegance, heritage and innovation.
The main innovative element is a dome that recalls the 18th-century petticoats cages. Materials of the Venetian tradition such as golden surfaces and décor elements, precious wood, crystal and marble put a contemporary spin on matte and glossy surfaces according to the brand’s evolution and DNA. The interiors warm and elegant colors succeed in creating a space where the shoe shines brightly.
The new opening represents a further step in René Caovilla international growth. Other stores are due to open in the world’s leading cities and a further 10 are planned over the next two years.
Synonymous with handcrafted elegance at its finest, the Maison René Caovilla has been making “works of art otherwise known as Shoes” for over eight decades. Founded in Venice in 1934 by Edoardo Caovilla, the brand is regarded as having set the benchmark for excellence in the luxury footwear industry.
THE ART OF SHAVING, DUBAI
The Art of Shaving opened its second store in the UAE at Dubai Festival City Mall. It was a year ago that the brand opened its flagship store in Dubai at the City Walk Boulevard. The Art of Shaving stores feature the brand’s widest range of services including an expansive Barber Spa and an accompanying lounge. A spokesperson for the brand also hinted on more stores in the near future. For 20 years, The Art of Shaving has been a creator and purveyor of the finest shaving and grooming products, rooted in unique, multisensorial experiences. The Art of Shaving is considered one of the world’s leading premium grooming brands with its trademarked “The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave” – Prepare, Lather Up!, Shave, and Moisturize -- essential oils based grooming products, high-end shaving instruments, Barber Spas, and global retail operations. The brand aims to induct discerning men into the “Brotherhood of Shaving”, a mission to help men elevate grooming from an act to a cherished ritual. Today, The Art of Shaving serves as a destination for one-on-one consultation and education, where men can get answers for any grooming question they may have from expert shave consultants and master barbers.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA, MYKONOS
Oscar de la Renta opened a pop-up boutique in Mykonos’ Nammos Village, which is known for its exclusive outdoor luxury shopping set adjacent to the world-famous beach club on Psaron beach.
The boutique is designed by Jeang Kim, sister of Oscar de la Renta’s Co-Creative Director Laura Kim, and connects the inviting atmosphere of the Oscar de la Renta retail concept with traditional Mykonian architecture.
The building occupies approximately 300 square feet and will house ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes and fashion jewelry from the Pre- Fall 2018, Resort 2018 and Spring 2018 collections. The boutique will also sell Oscar de la Renta x Morgenthal Frederics sunglasses collection along with an exclusive capsule collection consisting of tunics, caftans palazzo pants, swimwear and towel ponchos inspired by the Greek beach town.
Considered among the world’s greatest fashion designers, de la Renta created award-winning ready-to-wear and evening wear for customers ranging from everyday women to first ladies and celebrities. In 1992, de la Renta became a designer for French label Pierre Balmain. He was the first American designer to helm a French couture house, a position he held until 2002.