British fashion designer Nicholas Kirkwood has collaborated with Italian jewellery and luxury goods brand Bulgari to create the Serpenti Forever capsule collection, with a new window scheme in celebration. These new windows – in place for London Design Festival – feature a faceted frame made with a series of LED sticks hung purposefully to create a burst of light at the flagship.
Fortnum & Mason is once again collaborating with art collector Frank Cohen this year, to present an exhibition of work by Scottish artist John Bellany, in partnership with The Bellany Estate. Fortnum’s x Frank will see 50 works by Bellany take up temporary residence in the London store - from the award-winning windows on Piccadilly facing the Royal Academy to the shop floor and new 3 and 6 Bar.
London souvenir retailer We Built This City on London's Carnaby Street has commissioned local artist Olly Fathers to design its shopfront exclusively for London Design Festival 2017. Entitled 'Mind of an Urban Spaceman', the design explores the A to B journerys which create the flow of the city, with Father's work inspired by the perspective of buildings and the movement of the city around him.
For its AW17 windows at Great Marlborough Street and Westfield White City, Aquascutum suggested the following design direction for Hello Flamingo: ‘Monochrome with a colour accent; a break from black and white. Colour is a powerful force that draws our focus to the intrinsic features of the pieces photographed. Images are cropped with purpose to accentuate the beauty of the cloth, texture and details.’
Lululemon has unveiled a new window scheme to promote its Culture Clash collection. The New York street inspired print helped shape the creative of the window scheme. Ripped and overlaid artwork formed a backdrop to the collection, which also featured on plinths with neon details.
Debenhams has unveiled its Let's Talk Beauty campaign with a series of windows at its flagship store on London's Oxford Street. The scheme introduces Alesha Dixon as Debenhams' new beauty spokeswoman.
3D deconstructed shirts are the centre of Charles Tyrwhitt's latest window scheme, promoting the brand's 'Quiality Fit and Science' campaign. Playing on the meticulous detail that goes into making all 63 components of a perfectly fitting, proper Jermyn Street shirt, Lucky Fox created 22 oversized deconstructed shirt installations to suspend in each of the brand's 22 store windows.
Jo Malone has unveiled an illuminated townhouse in its concession at Selfridges Birmingham as part of the retailer's 'Neon' Selfridges theme which will run for 12 months. Prop Studios crafted an edge-lit acrylic Jo Malone London townhouse, visible from 360 degrees. The team developed a new experimental engraving technique allowing the light to be captured across the panel, spanning two metres wide x three metres high.
Designer menswear retailer, Hardy Amies has unveiled a series of windows to promote the brand's new overcoat collection, which launched at the beginning of September at its Savile Row store.
Swarovski UK has unveiled its autumn windows, promoting the launch of the brand's new Remix collection. The windows take on a vintage vinyl record vibe with giant Swarovski encrusted vinyls. Brightleaf created bespoke props for the scheme. To supplement these displays, in 13 locations across the UK, Brightleaf was tasked with creating hanging bespoke record displays, like mini versions of its large vinyl record.
Women's fashion brand Riani has unveiled its autumn window scheme in Stuttgart, rich in contrast and playful. Balloons merge with the black and silver setting and provide space for the presentation of the new colourful collection.