Brand-fiends looking for their funky designer fix need look no further. A recent arrival in the new China View complex in Sanlitun, this multi-brand boutique aims to bring the most influential and cutting-edge designs from Europe, America and Japan to the hipsters in Beijing. Featuring brands such as Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Maison Martin Margiela, Shine* will appeal to those who dress to impress.
Indeed, their regular clientele includes celebrities such as Zhou Xun, Zheng Xiuwen, and Shu Qi. Shine* has even branched out into fragrances, stocking the new perfume by Comme Des Garçons. Image-conscious customers can be assured that the store intends to keep their collection as up to date as possible, with new items appearing on the racks on a regular basis. Y’s by Yohji Yamamoto double collar shirt cost RMB 3,490 with ingenious design detailing that doesn’t detract from the garment’s essential simplicity.
Location: C 2-4, China View, Gongti Donglu, Chaoyang District
Opening hours: Sun-Thu midday-9pm; Fri-Sat, midday-9.30pm.