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POWERHOUSE: CORSO COMO (MILAN)

POWERHOUSE: COLETTE (PARIS)

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Photography Matteo Imbriani

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POWERHOUSE: COLETTE (PARIS)

WELCOME TO WHERE FASHION REALLY LIVES. FOR V86'S POWERHOUSE FEATURE, WE CHOSE ELEVEN BOUTIQUES THAT REPRESENT THE COOLEST, CAN'T-MISS SHOPPING DESTINATIONS ON THE PLANET, FROM TOKYO TO LONDON TO LOS ANGELES AND BEYOND. MEET THE TEAMS BEHIND THE SCENES WHO TURN FASHION FANTASIES INTO REALITY

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Founders: Colette and Sarah 

Location and date opened: Paris, 1997 

Staff: About 100 

Which brands or designers have you discovered and/or nurtured? Thom Browne, Raf Simons, Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, Alexander Wang, so many! 

Which new designers or emerging brands are you excited about watching grow in the future? Ashley Williams, Christopher Raeburn, Piece d’Anarchive, Vika Gazinskaya 

Who are some of your most noteworthy repeat customers? Mr. Karl Lagerfeld 

What makes you different from every other store? Always the same, never the same. Every day is different at Colette. 

What have been some of your favorite collaborations? It’s always the next one, even if we have done some great ones in the past (Chanel, Hermès, Lauderée, etc.) 

What is the most extraordinary project or feat you’ve attempted since launching? A train party in Belgium, our Carnival in the Tuileries, a Daft Punk dance class in Tokyo on a futuristic boat, the Visionaire party at Opéra 

How do you stay ahead of the competition? We never look behind or think about the success of the past. We always look forward, trying to surprise you day after day. We follow our heart...really!   

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Photography Matteo Imbriani

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