Retail has been around for a very long time — and one thing we, as consumers, know is that there are some store interiors that simply make you purchase things. Here’s a list of the most attractive concept stores in Tbilisi:
✱ A view of the interior of “They Said Books” bookstore/cafe , By John Doe
They Said Books
Georgian designer Lado Lomitashvili has opened a bookstore/cafe in Tbilisi, which has been the talk of the city ever since. They Said Books sells novels, niche magazines, and lifestyle objects, and also has an in-house coffee shop. Lomitashvili’s design is centered around the idea that the shop could support the post-soviet cultural renaissance of Georgia’s capital.
✱ A view of the interior of Pierrot Le Fou
Pierrot Le Fou
Pierrot Le Fou is a luxury multi-brand boutique. Go if you are looking to upgrade your wardrobe with some amazing apparel from some of today’s best designers, such as Maison Margiela, Issey Miyake, Rick Owens, and Simone Rocha. You literally will not find some of these things anywhere else! Save yourself a trip inside a crowded mall and keep it local, while finding the best fashions from abroad.
✱ A view of the interior of Chaos Concept Store
Chaos Concept Store
Tbilisi’s most famous retail shop Chaos concept was launched by Georgian designer Gola Damian and local influencers Nini Nebieridze, Salome Bezarashvili, and Nina Botchorishvili.
The concept store is located in the most trendy/ hipster neighborhood of Tbilisi – Vera (The corner of Merab Kostava and Tamar Chovelidze streets), in between two popular boutique hotels: Rooms and Stamba.
Chaos concept store provides a fresh mix of Georgian most exciting young designers along with bigger name brands and international labels such as LEMAIRE, JW.ANDERSON and ALEXANDER WANG.
✱ A view of the interior of Black Dog Shop
Black Dog Shop
Located in the ever-busy courtyard of Fabrika Hostel, Black Dog Shop features art from emerging Georgian artists and designers, as well as replica Soviet posters and film prints. They have great vintage posters collection, original artworks, stationery and other nice gifts from local makers that you should definitely check out. Black Dog Shop has gifts that your friends and family will actually want.
✱ A view of the interior of Sauvage Concept Store
Sauvage Concept Store
Founded by high-end eyewear and fragrance enthusiasts, Sauvage has become a prodigiously cultivated eyewear boutique for the fashion-savvy individual. They sell merchandise and perfume by niche brands including MED et LEN, Meo Fusciuni, Miller et Bertaux, Ann Demeulemeester and Yohji Yamamoto.
✱ A view of the interior of DOTS Fashion House
DOTS Fashion House
Dots is a new Georgian fashion brand and concept store under “Materiel Tbilisi” and “Materia” brand portfolio.
Dots is offering a unique concept of young and talented Georgian designers creating brand-new and innovative collections for domestic and foreign customers. Dots is dedicated to stunning, functional style with affordable prices.
✱ A view of the interior of Yuliko & Friends
Yuliko & Friends Concept Store
Yuliko & Friends concept store in the heart of Tbilisi near metro Rustaveli. Equal parts industrial-cool and homey, the space carries a mix of women’s clothing/accessories and lifestyle goodies. If you need more reasons to visit—the store serves as a general hang out and community space.
✱ A view of the interior of BUYERS Showroom
BUYERS Online Store and Showroom
For a one-stop hit, head to Buyers, hidden within the upper floors of a grand European-style building. Here, you’ll find Georgian brands like cutting-edge fashion label Tatuna Nikolaishvili rubbing shoulders with artwork by the likes of Louisa Chalatashvili.