comme des garçons are planning a retail assault on the asian market over the next few months, kicking off with the opening of the i.t beijing market at the end of december. in the same vein of london’s dover street market, the new ‘market’ megastore will stock the whole portfolio of comme des garçons lines as well as other designer brands like ann demeulemeester and a bathing ape within 19,000 glorious square feet of retail space. the high-design emporium will be a welcome addition to the sanlitun retail development. another one for your global shopping trip planner, 2011 will also see the opening of a mighty seven-storey ginza komatsu market in tokyo. location: sanlitun village [gonti].