Loewe, which landed within the high spot on Lyst Index’s hottest manufacturers for the primary time within the second quarter of 2023, has arrived in East Hampton, New York. The LVMH-owned Spanish model opened a everlasting retailer at 20 Primary Avenue, drawing on artistic director Jonathan Anderson’s Casa Loewe retailer idea the place artwork, craft and trend intertwine.
The three,000-square-foot boutique, which opened Tuesday, options the total vary of girls’s ready-to-wear, baggage, small leather-based items, sneakers, jewellery, dwelling scents and sun shades. Males’s can be added in November. The shop highlights signature Loewe design particulars whereas introducing new, reusable parts.
Loewe is the most recent luxurious model to arrange store in East Hampton, becoming a member of such designer manufacturers as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Valentino, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Loro Piana, Brunello Cucinelli and Gucci.
Taking inspiration from the coastal environment of East Hampton, the shop combines the relaxed and the refined. For instance, hand-glazed Spanish tiles that create a sense of heat are featured within the inside, offset by cool expanses of concrete.
Created with sustainability in thoughts, the shop additionally highlights a modular system from Molo Design — with intricate 100-percent recyclable paper delicate blocks that may be stretched, stacked and organized to create shows and shelving surfaces.
Flashes of colour come from bespoke rugs, handwoven from pure fibers by Colombian girls artisans, and a collection of angular Utrecht armchairs designed by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld and upholstered in recent materials. Loewe’s black iron martini tables and ceramic podiums spherical out the ambiance.
The shop shows items from the home’s international anthology of artwork, sculpture, furnishings and handcrafted objects alongside clothes and niknaks. The East Hampton retailer spotlights a pair of pots by Japanese straw artist and Loewe Craft Prize 2018 finalist Arko that have been created as a part of the 2021 Loewe x Sotheby’s undertaking Weavers, which tasked artisans with reimagining a conventional Galician handmade clay pot for roasting chestnuts.
Loewe beforehand had a pop-up at Ryland’s Life Tools in Sag Harbor over the previous two summers.
The East Hampton boutique is Loewe’s seventh U.S. retailer. The others are on Greene Avenue in Manhattan; Miami Design District; South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California; Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills; Ala Moana in Honolulu, Hawaii and Wynn in Las Vegas.
In the course of the second quarter, Loewe signed Okay-pop sensation Taeyong, a member and chief of the South Korea boy band NCT, as its latest model ambassador, alongside Josh O’Connor, Tang Wei, Taylor Russell, Leo Wu, Stephane Bak and South Korea lady group Nmixx. Taeyong’s attendance on the model’s spring 2024 males’s present in Paris generated appreciable buzz.
Anderson has assembled a variety of skills to characterize Loewe, casting Sir Anthony Hopkins and “The White Lotus” actor Murray Bartlett in current advert campaigns. Earlier this yr, Anderson dressed Rihanna in Loewe for her Tremendous Bowl halftime present.