Lee Broom, the famous interior designer and Central Saint Martins alumni, has produced an enchanting space for Mr Louboutin’s collections, inside Harrods mall.
If you go at Christian Louboutin’s new shop-in-shop, within the eveningwear department of Harrods (first floor), you’ll be able to realize exactly what the “beginning” concept is all about drawing inspiration in the city that houses this completely new boutique, Broom has incorporated factors that resemble probably the most legendary landmarks based in london. The whitened fanned archway entrance that actually works because the shop’s display, inspired through the Covent Garden Opera House, will give you via a space with several whitened street lights serving as means the footwear displayed, facing a huge etched glass clock that fires up the area, having to pay homage towards the representational Large Ben. There several references towards the original tiled walls of London’s Subterranean, which are utilized to display a few of the brand’s latest collections.
Lee Broom stated: “It’s been an honor to create the brand new store for Louboutin in Harrods. I will always be an enormous admirer of his work and i’m happy to be creating this space within the most well-known shops on the planet. I’ve loved applying my fashion background developing a magical space which has a real feeling of drama and escapism”.
Behind an arched mirror you’ll also find a romantic private room, together with a low sitting lounge area along with a “dramatic red-colored tiled wall” – a signature colour for monsieur Louboutin and the brand. Within the same space, the nice and cozy wood cabinet shelves produce a “cabinet appealing effect” and display an array of exceptional archive pieces from Louboutin’s twenty year career, illuminated by Broom’s celebrated, hand crafted Very Lights. The area also includes a special orders service along with a Very important personel room, available by appointment.
Overall, it is extremely amazing how Broom has handled to encapsulate Louboutin’s theatrical style although giving the area an english twist. “The entirely bespoke shop-fit, inspired by London symbols for example Large Ben and also the London Subterranean, turn it into a unique must-visit destination to find the best-heeled women aroundInch, Harrods chief merchant Marigay McKee told us. “It is a perfect fusion of Parisian London chic”.