Proving that no space on Bleecker Street stays empty for long, makeup artist François Nars is announcing that the first flagship boutique for his hugely successful NARS cosmetics brand will open for Spring 2011 at 413 Bleecker Street, the former home of Leo Design.
At the very least, it trumps expectations, slightly. We would have put money on the space going to yet another clothing boutique. Though there are fragrance shops nearby from Bond No. 9 and Dyptique, aside from Fresh, there is much less in the way of cosmetics on the still coveted stretch, so the shop will round out the selection in its own way. Nars fans should getting excited for that, and also because the shop promises exclusive merchandise to be found only at the boutique. We have no further details, but the folks at Nars promise more information to come, so stay tuned.
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