Over the coming months, Harrods will undertake a complete redevelopment and expansion of its Fine Watch Room, starting this month and scheduled for completion in Spring 2018. Rundell Architects has designed an entirely new environment that celebrates the art of watchmaking, heroes the store's partners in large new boutiques and ultimately offers a major horology destination in Knightsbridge.
Aclaimed doodler Mr Doodle is coming to Carnaby Street this weekend to take part in a non-stop 50 hour doodle marathon. Artist-led souvenir store, We Built This City will host the event in collaboration with urban art supplier, Moosey Art. Doodling will begin at 10am on Friday 18 August and will see Mr Doodle create a live, unplanned design onto WBTC's storefront before heading into store to draw across paper-covered walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, fittings as well as souvenirs.
Chef James Cochran has opened his new restaurant at Angel Central in Islington. The centre has undergone redevelopment to enhance its retail and dining offer to create Islington's most compelling mix of leading multiple and independent operators.
Lifestyle brand TOAST is making its stores a place of connection by introducing a book sharing initiative. Taking inspiration from the overarching theme of AW17, ‘The Enrichment of Other’, this nationwide activity will be open to all, with the aim of fostering thought and sparking dialogues between the community.
Founded by Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe of Japanese label Comme des Garçons in 2004, Dover Street Market in London has been home to Nike's NikeLab since 2014. The space has been given an extensive renovation, with all core fixtures and fittings reconsidered.