Retail in Asia

In Markets

Dover Street Singapore slated for 2017 debut


Dover Street Market is set to open up a flagship on the Southeast Asian island state of Singapore early next year, inside the newly designed Tanglin Village.

Set to be Dover Street’s fifth locale (after opening in London, New York, Tokyo and Beijing), the project is in collaboration with local COMO Group, known for their work in luxury hospitality.

Dubbed DSM Singapore, the Japanese concept store will sell a curated range of luxury streetwear labels. An online with some Comme de Garçons items has already been soft launched in anticipation of the physical store opening.

SEE ALSO: 9 upcoming retail mall projects in Singapore

Big names to feature on the Singapore marketplace include Gosha Rubchinskiy, Vetements, Reebok, Supreme, Anti Anti Social Club, and a collaboration by Raf Simons featuring Robert Mapplethorpe.

The opening will take place Spring 2017 at 18, Dempsey Road in Singapore.

DSM Singapore forms part of a new Singapore renovation project — Como Dempsey, which takes over the space vacated by Chang Korean BBQ Restaurant and antique store Shang Antique. The precinct will also house a concept restaurant and bar by French restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

SEE ALSO: The transformation of Singapore’s Funan mall

Dover Street Market was founded by Comme des Garçons’ creative director and founder Rei Kawakubo in 2004, with the first store opening in London’s Dover Street.