On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

On November 15th 2016, the KaDeWe celebrated the first stage of it’s multi-year conversion. An artificial maze led more than 1000 guests past the new window gallery designed by Rem Koolhaas, which has been restored to it’s original glory in the founding years. The imposing new main entrance welcomes guests into one of the largest department stores.

The journey continued to the new Women Fashion Department with brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Céline and many more created by India Mahdavi - and the new Accessories Department for Men with Europe's largest shoe department, designed by the Milan interior design office The Storage. In addition to many famous friends of the KaDeWe, the ambassadors of international brands celebrated the first section of the great journey with many guests.

An excerpt from the guest list: Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam Riley, Lena Meyer-Landrut, Claudia Michelsen, Christiane Arp, Bibiana Beglau, Julia Malik, Lars Eidinger, Alexandra Neldel and many others.

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Carolina Vera / Nico Heinemann, Petra Fladenhofer and Andre Maeder

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Christian Boros / Dawid Tomaszewski, Masha Sedgwick

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Veronika Heibrunner / Rene Benko

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Vittorio Radice, Rene Benko, Dieter Berninghaus and Andre Maeder

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Vittorio Radice and Christiane Arp / Anita Tillmann

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Alexandra Neldel / Julia Malik

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Bibiana Beglau / Petra Fladenhofer, Lars Eidinger

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

India Mahdavi

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Lena Meyer-Landrut / Sam Riley, Alexandra Maria Lara

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On a Journey to a whole new KaDeWe!

Leander Haussmann / Lars Eidinger

Photos by Franziska Krug/Getty Images for KaDeWe.