Parisian label A.P.C. recently opened the doors to its fourth New York-based shop, this one located on Bond Street right between Lafayette and Bowery. The area’s evolved tremendously over the last few years and has been great for retail destinations and independently owned restaurants.
Architect Laurent Deroo was behind the latest outpost, which brings a minimal yet warm interior. Notice heavy usage of pale oak throughout with parquet flooring and brushed aluminum fixtures, a nod to the street which once housed multiple scrap metal workshops- the last of its kind still exists immediately East of the store. The exciting bit about this shop also is that it’s the first two-level boutique for A.P.A. in the States, and is second in soze only to the flagship store on Mercer Street. The first floor will house the full collections and accessories for both men’s and women’s, while the basement has been allocated as a denim parlour.
Jean Touitou and Laurent Deroo visit every new A.P.C. location and collaborate together while ensuring the concept is never replicated but rather reinterpreted every time, conveying a strong personality to each shop.