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Storecaster: Retail Arrivals

Lauren Murrow | August 14, 2012 | Story

> Finnish printmaker Marimekko (660 STANFORD SHOPPING CENTER, NEAR SWEET OLIVE WAY, PALO ALTO, 650-617-8202) arrives in Palo Alto late this month, splashing its showy patterns across boho dresses, market totes, tableware, Converse kicks, and bedding.

> The New Black (1999 BRYANT ST., AT 18TH ST., 415-621-2344) opens a 9,000-square-foot retail space, gallery, and workshop that also houses the offices of a dozen architects and designers on September 14. Check out high-end furniture, lighting, and accessories—plus NWBLK exclusives—by design-geek heroes like Christopher Boots, Joe Doucet, and Brad Ascalon.

> Swanky clubhouse and men’s store Wingtip takes over the landmark Bank of Italy building (550 MONTGOMERY ST., AT CLAY ST.), offering exclusive labels like Oxxford Clothes, Alfred Sargent, and Antonio Valente alongside a bespokesuiting shop, a barber, and a milliner.

> Men’s outfitter Onassis (845 MARKET ST., NEAR 5TH ST., 415-512-6776) opens its first outpost outside New York late this month, bringing staple button-downs, geek-chic cardigans, and wool blazers.

> DIY series Skill Exchange launches a three-day pop-up at StoreFrontLab (SEPT. 7–9, 337 SHOTWELL ST., NEAR 17TH ST., TEACHSHARELEARN.EVENTBRITE.COM) spanning 15 workshops, including beer brewing with Almanac Beer, Italian cooking with Ragazza Pizzeria, and vintage clothing care with 31 Rax.


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