Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / Fred Segal to open first global lifestyle center in Japan
Fred Segal to open first global lifestyle center in Japan
17
Jul '14
Iconic Southern California retail brand Fred Segal announced that it will open its first international lifestyle center in Tokyo, Japan in Spring 2015.  Marking the brand's first location outside the U.S., Fred Segal will occupy three of five buildings in a converted railway site at 13 Daikanyama-cho Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
 
Fred Segal Daikanyama will bring together a well-curated mix of luxury products across men's, women's and accessories, as well as home and lifestyle categories, from both independent brands and Fred Segal-branded merchandise.  The collection of stores will present an ever-changing platform for both local and international emerging, up-and-coming designers, specially merchandised to engage Japan's trendsetters. The store is the first in a long-term partnership between SANDOW, owner of Fred Segal, and MARK STYLER Co. Ltd., to launch Fred Segal throughout Japan. The partnership deal was handled by Culture + Commerce, SANDOW's creative management agency.
 
"The original Fred Segal stores in LA have always appealed to the Japanese consumer who has an appreciation for cutting-edge style and Southern California culture," said Paul Blum, CEO of Fred Segal. "Tokyo is absolutely the right market for us to launch Fred Segal's first international location and the innovative Daikanyama site will do a great job of reflecting our brand's sensibility. We're pleased to be working with our partner Mark Styler, who has deep experience in the Japanese fashion and retail market and truly understands the Fred Segal brand."
 
Featuring a cafe, spa and other luxury services, this unique retail destination will reflect Fred Segal's Southern California culture. The Tokyo debut will be followed by several additional retail locations in other key Japanese cities, including flagship stores, lifestyle centers and branded boutiques within major, high-end department stores. 
 
ABOUT FRED SEGAL
Founded in 1961, Fred Segal is rooted in Hollywood culture and has long been known for discovering and launching many now-famous beauty and apparel brands. From its early days as the pioneer of designer jeans to its current status as an industry innovator, Fred Segal originated experiential retail with its mix of highly curated merchandise and the best in dining and lifestyle offerings. With three Los Angeles locations, Fred Segal is synonymous with LA style and casual chic, attracting celebrities and locals alike. Fred Segal will open seven stores in Las Vegas in August 2014 and in Tokyo and other locations across Japan in 2015.  Fred Segal is majority owned by SANDOW, a leader in building smart businesses driven by innovation and design, along with minority equity investor Evolution Media Partners, a joint venture of Hollywood talent agency CAA, private equity firm TPG Growth and Participant Media.
 

Fred Segal


Must ReadView All

NRF urges US Congress to step in, stop trade war

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Jun 2018

NRF urges US Congress to step in, stop trade war

The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently urged the US Congress...

Courtesy: Connor Group

Textiles | On 21st Jun 2018

Protectionism top threat to textile sourcing: William Connor

Protectionism is the biggest political factor and threat affecting...

Courtesy: Tintex

Textiles | On 21st Jun 2018

'Price ratio is key factor for knitted fabrics market'

The price ratio is a key factor for the global knitted fabrics market ...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Top executives
Textile industry

Knowledge sharing platform needed for sustainable water management

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Mala Alwani

<div>Delhi-based fast fashion womenswear brand, Besiva, aims to bridge the ...

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Priya Somaiya
Usha Social Services

The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search