Opening Ceremony London

by 24 October 2012

Opening Ceremony, a multifaceted retail store founded by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim in New York City, opened their first shop in London this month, commemorating the store's ten-year anniversary. Adopting its mission statement from Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic games, the store aims to create an international atmosphere by featuring designers from an assortment of countries around the world. Brands carried in the London store include Alexander Wang, Christopher Kane, Proenza Schouler, and Kenzo Paris. In addition, celebrities such as Rihanna, Chloe Sevigny, Kirsten Dunst, and Kate Bosworth have all been spotted sporting items from Opening Ceremony's own line of clothing and accessories. The store features a furniture-based art installation entitled Tinker by British designer Faye Toogood, as well as rare books, creating a unique and eclectic shopping experience. Located in the Covent Garden market district, make sure to stop by the store during your next shopping outing.

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