Dover Street Market is a new type of retail concept from Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons, displaying some of the most fashionable labels from around the world over six floors of stripped industrial space.
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Venue Details & Map
Dover Street Market
17-18 Dover StreetMayfairLondonW1S 4LT
- +44 (0)20 7518 0680
- Public transport:
- Green Park, Underground
This reminds me of Fred Segal in Los Angeles and Colette in Paris. Pretty cool selection of high end designers. I didn't see a lot of buying going on and the crowd seemed a bit young. There were a lot of staff members. Some were smiling, many weren't.more
Ihr werdet mir jetzt vielleicht nicht glauben, aber ich habe heute genau hier Paul McCartney gesehen und ihm die Hand geschüttelt.
... und so fing alles an:
In der Dover Street wimmelt es von tollen Designer-Läden, wie dem Acne oder A.P.C. Store.
Zwischen den tollen Läden befindet sich der Dover Street Market.
Die Schaufenster sind künstlerisch gestaltet und am Eingang befinden sich...more
Believe the hype. It is neat.
Pricey, sure. Although there is something about the building which adds to the experience.
The building appears to be structured like a multiple floor apartment with winding staircases leading to higher floors. In addition, each of the floors carries specialized products catering to all sorts of clientele. It was cool because every room had a different feel to...more
In a city filled with proper galleries and museums, Dover Street Market offers up the best of a retail cum gallery experience for shopaholics like me.
The brainchild of fashion visionary Rei Kawakubo of Commes Des Garcons, this chic multiplex showcases eclectic, covet worthy selections from the likes of Alaia, Lanvin, Demeulemeester and Rodarte alongside her own signature collections.
So hip it hurts
Granted the range of names displayed is phenomenal and expertly honed, and I agree with all the reviewers who said it was like an art gallery. However, the place is neither fun, nor tongue-in-cheek.
Each boutique has the look and feel of an art student's tableau. It's as if the owners are saying, "We were not the cool kids in school so you're going to have to suffer because...more