Galante is a luxury shoe store in the centre of Bruges (Belgium). The store is divided in two areas by a smaller storage room in the middle. Covering this functional ‘box’ in luscious red roses and juxtaposing it to a wall wide mirror, I wanted to turn a structural flow-stopper into a striking showstopper. At the front of the store, a stunning chandelier doubles as a shoe platform, hanging from a mystical custom-made ornamental rosette with lion heads and little angels. A delicate tableau in white displays fairytale creatures and features – surrounded by the most beautiful shoes. Keeping the colour palette limited to a sober white and complementary rich burgundy red, the focus remains on the true stars of this store: the most chique and swanky shoes you will ever find.
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