From Department Store Food Halls to Parking Lot Shops

By: Rebecca Byers - May 28, 2016
The top May 2016 retail design ideas highlight store concepts that reflect evolving consumer expectations.

A recent collaboration between iconic department store Barneys New York and cult fashion brand Hood By Air create a series of hyper-realistic window displays that showcased looks from the Spring Summer 2016 runway show. The mannequins are made from 3D body scans of the models from the show and includes insane details like custom dentures and glass eyeballs.

Separately, the new Chanel Amsterdam flagship store boasts a stunning glass house-inspired facade and is situated along P.C. Hooftstraat, the luxury shopping destination of the Dutch capital. The gorgeous boutique blends old and new architectural elements and is notably the first purpose-built luxury flagship to be opened in the Amsterdam.