Concept Store Find: Modern Society London

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Modern Society London is a minimalist cafe and thoughtfully edited contemporary concept store, all housed under one roof. Following a valuable job in finance, Nazifa Movsoumova, the young founder of Modern Society, set off to travel the world, launch a series of global pop-ups, sought out creative inspiration from artists, photographers and designers and started […]

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Concept Store Find: Dover Street Market London

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Newly relocated, Dover Street Market London can now be found via a side entrance at 18-22 Haymarket, Piccadilly. Collaboration and regeneration continue to help form the self-described ‘beautiful chaos’ that is the multi-brand store’s fascinating story. Comme des Garçons (Comme) was founded by Rei Kawakubo in 1969, its first London premise was in a space owned […]

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Wagashi Shop Find: HIGASHIYA Man Tokyo

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HIGASHIYA shops are all over the city, but the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it hole in the wall HIGASHIYA Man is worth finding. The size of some walk-in closets, here you’ll find some of the city’s most delicious Japanese sweets. Fresh Manjū (steamed buns filled with bean jam) are the headliner taking center stage as they’re freshly steamed in […]

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Concept Store Find: Clerkenwell London

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Warning: you could wile away an entire day in this engaging labyrinth. Clerkenwell London opened its doors in September 2015 – absorbing the essence of its location to curate a space that produces an intellectual energy and a lingering education of style. Throughout the extensive space, there are strong undertones through materiality with each area gaining […]

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Café Find: Cafe Kitsune Tokyo

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French label Maison Kitsune knows a thing or two about style. So it should come as no surprise that their cafe offshoot is filled with stylish sorts, and lots of cozy Instagram-worthy nooks for sipping iced matcha. Just next door to their Aoyama shop, Cafe Kitsune is popular with locals and tourists alike who nibble […]

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Café & Concept Store Find: Saturdays Surf Tokyo

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With its fashion-forward tilt and high energy pace, it’s easy to forget that Tokyo is a big city island where waves at Chiba and Kamakura are just a short train ride away. Enter Saturdays Surf.  Located on the main drag of trendy Daikanyama, Saturdays Surf Tokyo is a bright open reminder that the surf lifestyle […]

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Lifestyle Store Find: Hunting And Collecting Brussels

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Feeding the desire of today’s ultra-selective, globally influenced and information hungry city folk is no easy task. But for Brusselaars in this community who crave the cutting edge, Hunting and Collecting, a whitewashed 300 sq. meter retail space in the city’s downtown fashion district has been developed to cater for this exact audience. Footwear, accessories, […]

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Lifestyle Store Find: Goodhood London

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Located in the epicentre of Shoreditch, The Goodhood Store is home to a genuinely curated selection of fashion, cosmetics and lifestyle luxuries. Every square metre of the space, which is split over two floors, is crammed with a sense of effortless style and quality. Throughout the ground floor, find well-considered men’s and womenswear from brands such as Comme […]

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Concept Store Find: Voo Store Berlin

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What I like about Berlin is the element of surprise. Buildings go far back from the street, often with three or four back courtyards. It’s where many interesting stores have found their home. And so it is with Voo Store, tucked away from busy Oranienstrasse in Kreuzberg. It makes for a calm and immersive shopping […]

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Vintage Shopping Find: Big Daddy’s Antiques LA

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Enter Big Daddy’s Antiques; a vintage interiors concept store tucked away on an industrial back street in Culver City and you’ll become giddy with excitement just like a kid in a candy store. Only that kid is you (a vintage aficionado) and that candy store is a 20,000 square foot, one-of-a-kind superstore filled with beautifully […]

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