Au Revoir, Colette: A Look Back at a Retail Pioneer

After a 20-year run, the iconic Paris concept store will close for good in December.

clock July 12, 2017Katya Foreman and Joelle Diderich

Colette's Anniversary Party at Les Arts Décoratifs


Colette Concept Store to Cease Operations in December

The store is in talks with Saint Laurent to take over the location.

clock July 12, 2017Joelle Diderich

Esteban Cortazar at Colette


Esteban Cortázar Brings Colombian Pizzazz to Colette

The Bogotá-born, Paris-based designer turned the landmark concept store into a Colombian “tiendita” offering sweet treats and J Balvin hits.

clock July 11, 2017Lily Templeton

The logo created by M/M for the Les Vacances de Lucien pop-up at Colette

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Lucien Pagès Sets Vacation Pop-up at Colette

The Paris PR guru has asked the brands he represents to create a selection of holiday-themed items for a month-long pop-up at Colette.

clock July 10, 2017Alex Wynne

Colette x H&M Capsule Collection

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H&M Studio and Colette Team Up

The capsule collection will drop at the Parisian retailer on August 21 and features styles inspired by the Swedish giant’s fall line.

clock July 6, 2017Lily Templeton

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Marisa Berenson, Shiseido Hold Events at Colette

The Paris concept store helped celebrate two beauty ranges.

clock July 5, 2017Jennifer Weil

Demna Gvasalia

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Colette Toasts Balenciaga Takeover

Kyle MacLachlan, Arnaud Vaillant and Gaia Repossi attended the event.

clock June 22, 2017Katya Foreman

The Balenciaga bike.

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Balenciaga Bike Goes on Sale at Colette

The logo bike retails for 3,500 euros.

clock June 22, 2017Joelle Diderich

Balenciaga's Colette Takeover

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Balenciaga’s Colette Takeover Includes Eye Masks, Mugs and Beyond

Creative director Demna Gvasalia has concocted a series of events for its residency, including installations, an art exhibit and free manicures.

clock June 15, 2017Joelle Diderich

Sofía Sanchez

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Influence Peddler: Sofía Sanchez de Betak Piles Travels Into Collection, Book

The art director and graphic designer talks about going geisha, her love of King Charles Spaniels and how to survive without Internet.

clock June 1, 2017Joelle Diderich

An image from Balenciaga's fall ad campaign.


Balenciaga Subverts Logo in Understated Fall Ads

The images by Johnny Dufort show women seated or propped on chairs against the Balenciaga logo carpet used in the brand’s fall fashion show.

clock May 26, 2017Joelle Diderich


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ComplexCon Adds Founders From Off-White, Colette to Committee

The two join Marc Ecko, Pharrell Williams and Takashi Murakami in helping curate the hybrid trade show, art and music festival for its return to Long Beach, Calif.

clock May 25, 2017Kari Hamanaka

The Esquivel boot for Paris Saint-Germain.

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Paris Saint-Germain Launches Latest Collaborations at Colette

The Paris concept store presented the soccer club’s products designed with shoemaker George Esquivel and French contemporary brand Iro.

clock May 17, 2017Joelle Diderich

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Balenciaga to Open First-Floor Brand Takeovers at Colette

Others brands due to participate in the initiative include Sacai, Chanel and Saint Laurent.

clock May 12, 2017Katya Foreman

Natufia's Kitchen Garden.

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Colette to Host ‘Fashion Hack’ Wearables Exhibit

Objects to be displayed in the retailer’s window pair innovative technologies with independent fashion and beauty designers’ creative visions.

clock April 20, 2017Katya Foreman

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