shanghai: prada store openings

yes, shanghai is the place to be, and prada thinks so too. in anticipation of the world expo, the italian luxury brand opened not one but two additional stores in this booming city. the first outlet opened inside the lavish peninsula hotel [1] while a more spacious, 1,200 sqm. retail space opened at the city's newest luxury shopping grounds: the ifc mall [2]. both stores have been designed by architect roberto baciocchi, boasting the brand's signature soft pistaccio green walls and beige carpet. clients can indulge in prada's menswear and womenswear collections in addition to shoes and accessories. location [1]: 32 dongshan zhong yi lu [the bund]. location [2]: 8 century avenue [lujiazui]. photo: new prada store at ifc mall