Strands of giant “pearls” lining the entrance of the new Villa Moda store in Bahrain are the first clue this is no standard luxury boutique.
Credit goes to Marcel Wanders, the Dutch industrial designer famous for his knot chairs and cocoon-wrapped chandeliers. He tackled his first major retail assignment by injecting some chaos and surprise into what he calls an “international souk” concept.
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