After a 20-year run, the iconic Paris concept store will close for good in December.
The store is in talks with Saint Laurent to take over the location.
The Bogotá-born, Paris-based designer turned the landmark concept store into a Colombian “tiendita” offering sweet treats and J Balvin hits.
Creative director Demna Gvasalia has concocted a series of events for its residency, including installations, an art exhibit and free manicures.
The art director and graphic designer talks about going geisha, her love of King Charles Spaniels and how to survive without Internet.
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.
The Paris concept store presented the soccer club’s products designed with shoemaker George Esquivel and French contemporary brand Iro.
Others brands due to participate in the initiative include Sacai, Chanel and Saint Laurent.