Two months ago, we revealed that Fred Segal was set to open a slew of massive lifestyle centers across the globe. Led by the iconic SoCal retailer's parent company Sandow (the folks behind that epic Fred Segal at LAX Tom Bradley), the first of these game-changing spaces will open in Tokyo, Japan next Spring, and will feature a mix of luxury products for men and women, home and lifestyle items, a spa and even a café.
"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," explains 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."
The retailer tells us that Fred Segal Daikanyama, which occupies three of five buildings in a converted railway site, is the first of many openings planned for Japan.
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