Anne Fontaine opens at South Coast Plaza
New York – Anne Fontaine has opened a store at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif. The 1,510 -sq.-ft. shop is based on the company’s New York flagship designed by architect Andree Putman.
The new store combines natural materials and textures that embody the essence of Fontaine’s love of modernity and nature.
"The concept behind the shop is simple; to experience a little bit of the French lifestyle," said designer Anne Fontaine
Report: Microsoft looking to open more stores
New York City — Microsoft on Thursday opened a store in Bellevue, Wash., close to its headquarters in Redmond.
It is the company’s seventh store to date, but more expected, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company expects a “pretty aggressive roll-out schedule” of new stores next year, the report said.
Gap to open flagship in Italy
San Francisco — Gap will open its first Italian flagship on Saturday in the Corso Vittorio Emanuele shopping district of Milan.
The company said that it also plans to open an additional Gap store in Rome next year and a Banana Republic store adjacent to its Milan location "in the near future." The Milan Gap store spans three floors and 25,500 sq. ft. and will offer all Gap clothing collections.