© hostem - ground floor store section menswear store hostem proved to be an instant hit with london hipsters when it opened last summer. the sharply curated brands and items are presented in a quirky retail ambiance worthy of being in a dickens novel. but beware, there's nothing outdated about hostem. this directional store aims to steadily innovate its concept and to keep enticing its savvy clientele. next to its existing three rooms, it has recently added a new basement space. the interior here resolutely shifts into a contemporary and more industrial gear, boasting a polished concrete floor, plywood cabinets and crates, and the essential bare lightbulbs. in this part of the store it's all about exceptional labels with more street cred, albeit sometimes in hybrid form. think exclusive or hard-to-find items from japan, including visvim's iconic shoes, apparel by mastermind and anachronorm, all mixed with bedouin bags from britain. we want to move in here! location: 41-43 redchurch street [shoreditch].
© hostem - the new treasure basement