Simon Burstein

The Browns store in London.


Browns Makes a New Home in London’s Mayfair

After 50 years in business the London specialty store has moved to a new site in Mayfair that embraces the past, and fast-forwards to the future.

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The Place London has opened a Paris men's store rue de l'Odéon.


The Place London Picks Up Men’s Wear With New Paris Shop

One year after opening a women’s store on Rue de l’Odéon, The Place has expanded to men’s wear with a standalone shop next door.

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UKIP Bro-Brexit leave campaigners and remain campaigners expressing their views outside Parliament in Westminster, London on the day parliament voted to extend article 50 in favour of delaying Brexit until at least June 30th 2019 with 412 votes to 202 (a majority of 210).Pro and anti Brexit protests, London, UK - 14 Mar 2019


Pain, No Gain: British Firms Frustrated With Brexit Confusion, Delay

The coming week will be another decisive one for Prime Minister Theresa May, who needs to ask the European Union for more time to sort things out.

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WWD Retail 20/20 London: The New Store Experience

Brand leaders gathered at London’s Wellcome Collection on June 27 to talk shop floors, customer seduction and the importance of savvy sales staff.

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Simon Burstein


All the World’s a Stage: Simon Burstein Talks Shop Floor Theater

“Shops are a theater and a stage, the clothes are the props and the staff are the actors,” said Burstein.

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A view of the new store The Place by Simon Burstein


Independents’ Day: The Place London Plants a Third Flag, in Mayfair

Simon Burstein’s boutique concept store has opened an outpost at 59 Brook Street across from Claridge’s in London.

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The Place, a new men's wear boutique in London.


Simon Burstein Opens a Second London Store in Connaught Village

The Place London for Men showcases the new brand Leathersmith of London.

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British Designers Attend the UK Fashion & Textiles Awards

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