tokyo: alexander wang pop-up store

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designer alexander wang has set up camp - and we mean that quite literally - at isetan, tokyo's leading department store. opening on thu - sep 24, this is the second time that the new york-based designer opens a pop-up store here. officially titled gallery of urban survival, the temporary retail space takes cues from wang's eponynous a/w 2014 collection and doubles as an installation space. triangular-shaped it's set on a platform and shielded off by black canvas as to resemble a tent, albeit one with all the alexander wang characteristics. the pop-up store is stocked with selected apparel items from the current men's and women's collection, in addition to a range of apparel and accessories exclusive to isetan. but that's not all, folks. it's packed with a collection of special survival kit items, including branded condoms, and items from his object collection. as a special bonus shoppers at the pop-up store are able to view an exhibition of the designer's most essential personal belongings, and which is accompanied by a video and music soundtrack [open through sep 29]. location: isetan, 3-14-1 shinjuku, the stage [shinjuku].

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