Classic Rock reports that two David Bowie pop-up stores are to open later this month, in London and New York.
These pop-up stores promise an “interactive, creative approach to retail” to celebrate the late star’s 75th birthday.
The London store will be at 14 Heddon Street, where the iconic cover of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars was shot, while the New York venue will be found at 150 Wooster Street in SoHo, four blocks from Bowie’s former apartment on Lafayette Street. Both will open on October 25 and remain so for three months.
The magazine notes that the pop-ups are part of a year-long celebration of the late star entitled Bowie 75, which has been organized by the David Bowie Estate to mark what would have been his 75th birthday.
The stores will have everything, both for the hardcore and casual Bowie fans. From merchandise and collectables to rare video footage, limited edition records, and fine art photography. They’ll also be equipped with immersive and HD video screening rooms with 360 Reality Audio.
Laura Thursfield, Customer Partnership Manager at the company that will run the London pop-up store said the following:
“We want our spaces to be engaging and exciting, bringing new concepts and brands which complement the destination and give people new reasons to come to London’s West End.
“This pop up is not only an opportunity to build on Heddon Street’s history, as the location of the album cover shoot for The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders from Mars but a really interactive, creative approach to retail.”