three-and-a-half years after opening up shop in soho, acne studios expands its footprint in new york city with an additional flagship store in the west village that flaunts its newest interior design codes as formulated in collab with london-based architect sophie hicks. the store is located on the ground floor of a 17-storey residential building with a red brick façade, featuring a starkly contrasting interior that comprises of stainless steel panels, flooring of polished concrete and swathes of frosted glass. this stunning understatement forms the backdrop for matching steel fixtures and custom-made furniture pieces by british designer max lamb. acne studios' newest outpost stocks the brand's full range of men's and women's apparel, accessories, and shoes. we hear the opening party was one lively event, attended by the brand's dignitaries who had flown in from their homebase of stockholm and a crowd of eager invitees from the local fashion and art scenes. location: 54-60 eighth avenue [west village].