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THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW OBERPOLLINGER GROUND FLOOR

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At the opening more than 110 years ago, the Oberpollinger was described in the press as a shining structure through which the »breath of the big wide world« blows. Now you can feel it again.

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: General view during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images for Oberpollinger,)

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: Stefano Della Valle, Vittorio Radice, Julia Malik, Tos Chirathivat and Andre Maeder during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images for Oberpollinger)

On the evening of September 12, 2018, the Oberpollinger celebrated the opening of the new ground floor, which was redesigned according to the plans of the English architect John Pawson.

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: Andre Hamann and Sandy Meyer-Woelden during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images for Oberpollinger,)

Passing the windows designed by the Munich based artist Sarah Illenberger, more than 1,200 invited guests came to the new 4,500 m² department for beauty, accessories and jewelry at the highest level.

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: CEO Central Group and Shareholder Tos Chirathivat and Petra Fladenhofer, The KaDeWe Group during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images for Oberpollinger,)

In addition to ambassadors of international brands, many well-known friends of the Oberpollinger celebrated this evening. Including Victoria Swarovski, Christiane Arp, André Hamann, August Wittgenstein, Julia Malik, Katja Eichinger, John Pawson, Alessandra Meyer-Wölden, Nina Schwichtenberg, Sara Nuru, Nadine Warmuth and many more.

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: John Pawson and Tos Chirathivat during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images for Oberpollinger)

Jérôme Boateng was also among the invited guests, whose eyewear designs are now available exclusively in the Concept Store of the Oberpollinger “The Storey”.

MUNICH, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 12: Jerome Boateng during the grand opening of the new Oberpollinger ground floor ‘Muenchens Neue Prachtmeile’ at Oberpollinger on September 12, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images for Oberpollinger,)

View more images from the Grand Opening of the new Oberpollinger Ground Floor by clicking on the picture below.

THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW OBERPOLLINGER GROUND FLOOR

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