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Aritzia Prepares for the US Flagship Store Opening

  Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 8:00 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,, 
A couple days ago Starworks Group emailed with a pretty exciting press release.  The release is as follows:
Aritzia, a new retail boutique for young women, is opening its first Manhattan location in SoHo Summer 2011.

Aritzia has developed a large-scale Collage to mask the construction of the 10,000 square foot Aritzia Flagship location at the corner of Broadway and Spring. The Collage was created by New York based artist Monika Wyndham. Wyndham was inspired by the supernatural powers of nature and the beauty of the Northwest Coast.  
Wyndham combined images of natural beauty with those inspired by Aritzia’s feminine aesthetic to create a fantastical landscape that challenges the viewer’s sense of reality and vantage point.  
“The environment we've created can be seen as a reflection of the Aritzia girl's character. She’s confident, adventurous and independent. She is unafraid of risks without being reckless and, in the midst of chaos, she’s collected and beautiful. She personifies grace under fire.”
- Artist Monika Wyndham 
In addition, Wyndham is collaborating with Aritzia to curate the collection of art on display within the Aritzia SoHo location.
Two photos of preparations for the new store as well as a video may be seen below.

Aritzia offers customers a well designed boutique shopping experience and exclusive labels that customers cannot find elsewhere. All Aritzia labels share a high level of attention to beauty, quality and detail. And now here is a look at some pieces that are for sale.  Make sure to check out their website to see much more!

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  1. Oooh can't wait that looks amazing

  2. great picture!!
    can't wait to see this store! :)

    happy easter! :)

  3. Too bad I'm not near Manhattan...or America for that matter *sigh*. The brands are awesome that the boutique is going to be selling. The sketch of the layout is pretty too.

  4. very interesting post lady:)
    have a nice day..kiss

  5. blows my mind that aritzia has become so succesful. its a canadian company. but i kinda wish instead of expanding into the us they would open a store in my town! lol. to be honest i rarely shop there bc the prices are a bit steep :S but i do love the clothes

  6. I did a bit of shopping at an Aritzia when I was in Vancouver this past November and it was definitely a very cool place!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  7. How exciting!! This will be huge and do very very well!

    Send you Come and enter my Fashionable Giveaway from the French Basketeer!

    Art by Karena

  8. wow you never really see a canadian store opening in the usa.. its refreshing to see!
    most of the items in my closet is from there!!

    great post
    fashion provocateur

  9. That store design looks amazing, I'll have to check it out when it's open.

    Chic on the Cheap

  10. Yay so exciting! I mean, if I ever were to go to NY that is :)

  11. looks like it's going to be a super cool place to shop.

  12. That drawing of the interior of the store - amazing. If I were more talented and creative, I would totally be an interior designer.
    xo Sherrie
    Closet Hound

  13. Oh so far from me :(

    See you and have a nice sunday ;)

  14. If it's cheap, I'm in. If not, it'll have to wait a while.

    But not like I can actually go shopping in Manhattan on a regular basis, anyway.

  15. There's an Aritzia five minutes away from my house! I believe it's a Canadian company. Very expensive but nice stuff.

  16. How amazing! Wish one would open up near me!
    Gorgeous design

  17. Wow, that's such an amazing storefront. I'm def going to check it out once it opens in soho this fall...I hope it's amaxing in person as it looks like it's gonna be!! Thanks for the heads up!

    xo, Ashley

  18. Wowo, wish we had one here : ( Happy Sunday! X


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