Lipsy’s new glamorous concession is here

We've given Lipsy’s Manchester concession an art deco-inspired makeover.

Dalziel & Pow
By Dalziel & Pow
Posted 15. 05. 2018
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The space – located in Next at the Arndale Centre – evokes a classic art deco hotel lobby with its bold geometry and gilded finishes, in a evolution of Lipsy’s ‘Luxe’ retail concept.

Playful and quirky nods to the retro theme include bellboy rails, a gold Toblerone bar that spells out ‘concierge’ and a bell on the cash desk. Large-scale graphics and props such as books bring a domestic, lifestyle-led feel to the space.

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An internal window column has been designed to capture shoppers’ attention, displaying mannequins on multi-height plinths alongside inspirational fashion imagery. This is joined by high-impact VM inside the store: an in-the-round central feature of gold powder coated discs and rails, on which key seasonal clothing and accessories pieces are showcased.

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Lipsy’s shoes and accessories offers are represented in-store for the first time. A gold metallic feature wall and padded pale pink seating create a luxurious, plush backdrop for this department, and key products are displayed on bespoke illuminated stands of white marble porcelain.

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The addition of innovative digital elements heightens engagement with Lispy’s tech-savvy female customers – digital wardrobes fitted with iPad-sized screens play a seasonal lookbook and rolling content relating to nearby product. There is also a large screen on the storefront to attract passing shoppers.

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This Lipsy concession is part of our major redesign of the entire Next flagship, which has seen three-floor store transformed into a social, experience-rich lifestyle destination. It is joined by an array of other complementary concessions, from a Gino D’Acampo My Prosecco and Pizza Bar to a Paperchase stationer’s and Ford car showroom.

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