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china is the new frontier for luxury brands and bottega veneta is right on top of the game. it has just opened its third new store in the country this year after previous launches in nanjing and chengdu, and it's also the brand's third shanghai flagship. located at the rather swanky ifc mall, the retail space measures a spacious 345 sqm. and is designed according to creative director tomas maier's sleek aesthetics. a wide range of precious natural materials such as palm wood, mohair and suede have been incorporated into a lavish interior that's both contemporary and timeless. the new bottega veneta store carries a variety of merchandise, including women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, bags, shoes and a selection of homewares. location: 8 century avenue [lujiazui].