Forget New York or London: Copenhagen-based designer Henrik Vibskov is heading to his oil-rich neighbor Norway for his first store outside Denmark. Opening on Aug. 1 in Oslo’s former post office building, the 1,500-square-foot space will offer Vibskov’s men’s and women’s collections, as well as other designers, including Bernhard Willhelm, Bless and Raf Simons. Vibskov, famed for his printed scarves, plans to open 10 stores in world capitals in the long term.
This story first appeared in the July 14, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.