Australian retailer Zimmermann launched a boutique Saturday at Waterside Retailers in Naples, increasing its presence in the USA.
The Naples retailer is the second of 4 Zimmermann shops deliberate in Florida. The posh vogue model opened its first Florida retailer in Bal Harbour in 2017 and plans to launch two extra subsequent month in Miami and Tampa, giving it 16 shops within the United States. Based in Sydney by sisters Nicky and Simone Zimmermann in 1991, the brand is thought for its refined femininity, ardour for element and love of shade and print in its resort and ready-to-wear clothes and niknaks.
The 1,356-square-foot Waterside retailer was designed by Australian inside designer Studio McQualter with an exterior painted a inexperienced hue that has turn into the model’s signature look. Zimmermann’s Naples retailer steps out with a trip motif and opens with the corporate’s spring and summer season swimwear collections.
“We thought it would be great to incorporate a vacation theme into the Naples store – it’s simple, cool and has a sense of journey,” stated Nicky Zimmermann, artistic director and co-founder. “It was important to us that the store fitted naturally into the neighborhood but that it also had little Australian touches. There are artworks by Australian artists Bridie Gillman, Emily Ferretti and Amy French, which I just love, and an emphatic green storefront, which is very Zimmermann.”
A collection of intimate rooms result in an elevated lounge space with high-coved ceilings that bounce gentle from a mixture of classic lighting, together with a uncommon 1950’s Bruno Gatta wall gentle, Ettore Sottsass‘ Callimaco and Mario Bottas’ Shogun flooring lamps and 1970’s Charlotte Perriand sconces. A customized pendant designed by Studio McQualter and made by Anna Charlesworth of Australia hangs within the lounge to intensify the ceiling’s peak.
Along with the aforementioned Australian artists, the retailer’s paintings assortment features a collage by Laith McGregor and a customized vase by ceramicist Nori Lindsay. Halo illuminated mirrors, a Vico Magistretti chair and an African carved timber desk are a part of the classic furnishings choice.
Zimmermann Naples is in Suite G-14, the previous Michael Kors house subsequent door to the brand new Santa Fe Cafe, on the upscale open-air retail middle at 5415 Tamiami Path N. Hours are 10 a.m. to six p.m. Monday via Saturday and 10 a.m. to five p.m. Sunday.