Boxpark’s largest site to date will open its doors on Saturday 8 December 2018 at Quintain’s £3 billion Wembley Park development. Ugly Dumpling, Nanny Bills, Smoky Boys, Mitsuryu and Cut + Grind are amongst the street food vendors that will open at Boxpark this December, which will be home to 27 independent traders and a 1,858 sq m event space. Boxpark Wembley will be situated in The Village, one of the four distinct retail districts that make up the 85-acre mixed-use Wembley Park site.
Premum basic apparel brand, Stance has opened its first physical store outside of the US in London's Seven Dials. Located at 3 Neal Street, the 189 sq m store is spread across two floors with the ground level showcasing the brand's range of products including socks, underwear and the launch of the company's duel-gender t-shirt range. The basement level will be transformed into a gallery and event space, due to open in early 2019. Designed by an in-house team, the store interior includes core brand elements including artwork created by global Punks & Poets – Stance’s athlete and ambassador community.
LabTech, the property investment and technology company that owns Camden Markets, has unveiled its vision for Hawley Wharf Camden, a 53,883 sq m mixed-use development that is scheduled to open by Summer 2019 by the canal. Colliers International will lead the retail, food and drink, and leisure leasing for the development.
Christian Louboutin has opened a seasonal men’s pop-up in The Royal Exchange, London’s historic luxury shopping destination in the heart of the city. The concept space launched with a predominantly men's edit of Autumn/Winter 2018 collection designs. A December product refresh will bring evening styles for the party season. The boutique will also carry a full range of leather goods. A small capsule of women’s styles will be presented in the boutique, the launch collection meeting every wardrobe need for the season.
Arket has opened its first store in the West Midlands within the Bullring Estate in Birmingham, located on Bullring’s upper level. The 1,207 sq m store was designed by the brand's in-house team, and features the full men's, women's, children's and lifestyle collections, as well as a café promoting fresh, seasonal and sustainable Nordic recipes.
Habitat has unveiled its new standalone flagship store in Brighton today (Friday 9 November 2018) as part of the 1.3 acre Hannington Estate redevelopment. Located on North Street and leading into Meeting House Lane, the new 603 sq m store, the brand's third largest in the UK, has been designed by the retailer's own in-house Design Studio and features more than 3,000 products from the Habitat collection across furniture, lighting, textiles and home accessories.