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French Label Anne Fontaine Will Open a New Space in May

A peek at another store with the new design; Photo courtesy of Anne Fontaine
A peek at another store with the new design; Photo courtesy of Anne Fontaine

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Changes are coming to The Heritage on the Garden this year, with an Hermès expansion and new Bottega Veneta on board—but first up in the transformation is a relocated Anne Fontaine space. Moving a few doors down from its current storefront, this new concept store will open in May, debuting a 950 square foot space designed by French architect Gabriel Kowalski in the same vision as the label's New York and Paris flagships.

The layout will highlight ready-to-wear, handbags, and accessories using a white palette with gilded settings and matte lacquered walls. Alcoves will also invite shoppers to explore Fontaine's embellished collars. In a press release, Fontaine says, "In 1998 I opened my first American boutique in Boston. It has been a wonderful journey. My Boston customers have been there since the beginning and I want them to experience how far we have come."
· Hermès Expanding and Bottega Veneta Opening on Boylston [Racked Boston]
· Anne Fontaine [Official Site]