Levi’s flagship store – Paris

The iconic American denim brand, Levi’s’  has launched its new retail space on the prestigious French shopping avenue, the Champs-Élysées. The three-storey store uses recycled material in a comprehensive eco-friendly conceptual design extending even to electrical lighting and ventilation. Presenting a ‘destination’ shopping space, the store features an impressive in-house denim tailor — the fourth … Continue reading

Day 328 – Tweener stores stateside, part 2

Thursday 24th November. Aeropostale was the second store we reviewed with Thila (our tweener!) while we were in NYC. Their girls range (Aeropostale p.s.) covers 4-14, but in reality it is more kids colourful stuff than pre-teen cool gear.  She was much happier shopping the main range, which is in fact targeted at 14 to … Continue reading

Day 321 – Tweener stores stateside, part 1

Thursday 17th November 2011. Reflecting back on our shopaholic tendencies in the States, we cannot forget (and should seriously think about) what motivated the kids and what left them cold.  As shopaholic parents (in remission!), watching them grow towards teenagers, it’s interesting to occasionally step back and watch what makes them tick, and what turns … Continue reading

Day 279 –  Steve Jobs – Here’s to the Crazy Ones…..

Thursday 7.30am, 6th October 2011. I woke up this morning in a hotel room in Dusseldorf, the alarm ringing on my iPhone.  I switched on my Macbook, to catch up with the world, and unplugged my charging iPad and packed it into my handbag.  I am one of the tribe, I admit it, I LOVE … Continue reading