Isabel Marant has expanded her retail fleet to 81 shops, with the opening of latest shops in Tokyo and East Hampton, New York.
In Tokyo, Marant teamed up with Japanese artist Yutaka Sone to create Yellow Home, which showcases the model’s ready-to-wear and equipment collections.
The focus of Yellow Home is a hanging, large-scale art work facade, drawing inspiration from Sone’s earlier collection, “Energy of Ten,” and “Obsidian” — two collection that contain an intense research of obsidian, a naturally occurring volcanic glass fashioned when lava extruded from a volcano cools quickly.
Spanning greater than 2,152 sq. toes, the structure conveys a ardour for artwork and craftsmanship. Marant performs with the house, slicing out patches from the ceiling — as in the event that they have been costume patterns — or taking part in with vibrant coloured Sone obsidian stones, carved wood models and fluffy Berber sofas. The Terrazzo flooring, customized made by Marant herself, is dotted with pure stones and glass bringing traces of nature into city life.
“We’re thrilled to associate with Yutaka Sone for our new store in Tokyo Aoyama,” stated Isabel Marant, founder and inventive director. This collaboration permits us to merge totally different views and disciplines, creating one thing new and distinctive that transcends the boundaries of our particular person fields.”
The Tokyo retailer carries Marant’s full vary of males’s and womenswear, together with the model’s clothes, relaxed tailoring, Oskan Moon bag and Balskee wedge sneakers. To have fun the opening, Marant and Sone will host an unique launch occasion on July 6.
The Hamptons retailer marks Marant’s first retailer on Lengthy Island’s East Finish, opening in June at 66 Newton Lane in East Hampton, New York.
The 904-square-foot boutique attracts inspiration from the ’70s French experimental motion. The shop, which options Marant’s fundamental line for ladies, Isabel Marant Etoile assortment and equipment, showcases quite a lot of furnishings items, together with a jewellery and sun shades show and wood podiums designed by Rotterdam designer Jonas Lutz, concrete and ceramic planters by Parisian artist Kalou Dubus, in addition to ceramic glazed podiums developed by the Spanish studio Apparatu.