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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Dover Street Market
17-18 Dover StreetMayfairLondonW1S 4LT
- +44 (0)20 7518 0680
- Public transport:
- Green Park, Underground
Trendy high end clothing spot with the likes of Alexander wang, commes des garçons, Celine and other high end designers. Four floors with a small little cafe on the top floor. Every floor was laid out in a nice easy flow that allowed you to walk from section to section without feeling overwhelmed by the selection.more
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
I like CDG, Rick Owens, Hussein Chalayan, Ann Demeulemeester and Jil Sander, so theoretically Dover Street Market should've been in my wheelhouse. But I really did not enjoy it, and left after only a few minutes.
It's a five-storey layout with a few tiny clusters of items on each floor. Very brightly lit, with poor signage and an awkward layout --you need to squeeze around people to see...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.