Rising star shoe designer Alejandro Ingelmo will open his first store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood at the end of next month. Located in a brownstone at 51 Wooster Street, the 800-square-foot store initially will sell Ingelmo’s women’s collection, with men’s to be added at a later date. Ingelmo also will move his offices and wholesale showroom to the floor directly above the store from his location at 25 Mercer Street.
“I’ve been in the neighborhood for a while and I wanted a retail space where I could interact and learn about my customers firsthand. You can’t buy that kind of experience,” said Ingelmo, who has signed a five-year lease for the space.
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