That includes 23-feet-high mosaics of Emperor Napoleon, a sweeping blood-red staircase and dizzyingly intricate Italian marble flooring, Dolce & Gabbana’s Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré retailer may be Paris’ most lovely new boutique.
Dolce & Gabbana are recognized for his or her maximalist, over-the-top aesthetic and their new Parisian boutique, which first opened in February 2020, is not any exception. Working in tow with luxurious structure and design agency, Carbondale, the two-level Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré boutique in Paris’ eighth arrondissement, is a blinding show of theatrical luxurious and overblown imperial extra—in different phrases, it’s utterly on model.
Like a modern-day museum of luxurious, this boutique is price trying out—even if you’re simply window-shopping. Behind the restrained classical Parisian façade, customers are first greeted with huge 23-feet-tall mosaics of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and Joséphine de Beauharnais, which function the backdrop for a heaving, sculptural Rouge du Roi marble staircase that appears nearly surprisingly weightless. The murals have been impressed by the Neoclassical work of Baron François Gérard, who was really made baron by Emperor Napoleon himself in 1809. Marble options prominently all through, and the partitions—frozen sinuous waves of Fior de Bosco marble; Rosa Tea marble; and Rosa Libeccio marble—have been carved from single, stable blocks. Clearly influenced by Baroque and Rococo stylings, polish brass, mirror and velvet add to the layer upon layer of wealthy textures, and the ceilings are a examine in restraint in tough concrete.
This isn’t the primary time that Paris-based studio, Carbondale has labored with the Italian vogue powerhouse. In Rome, Carbondale lately labored on Dolce & Gabbana’s Spanish Steps retailer (Piazza di Spagna), which is dripping in opulence with lavish gold and cardinal-red accents; literal tons of marble (there are fifteen completely different sorts within the ground alone); and even a memorizing LED digital ceiling fresco. Carbondale has additionally labored on retails areas around the globe for Louis Vuitton; Tag Heuer; and Longchamp; and likewise focuses on residential and business tasks.
Paris’ new Dolce & Gabbana retailer is positioned at 3/5 Rue Du Faubourg Saint Honoré, with ladies’s, males’s, equipment and kids’s departments, plus made-to-measure providers.