Bally Lupita Nyong’o, Luke Evans[Lupita Nyong’o, Luke Evans]

Around the corner from Jermyn Street last night, Frederic de Narp, CEO of Bally, along with co hosts Lupita Nyong’o and Luke Evans celebrated the grand opening of Bally’s first London flagship store with a cocktail party.

Bally Alexander Ludwig, Sarah Greene[Alexander Ludwig, Sarah Greene]

Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and located at 45-46 New Bond Street, the store is the first flagship for the brand in over 20 years. Bally has a strong legacy of collaborating with the worlds best architects.

Grand Opening of Bally’s First London Flagship Store, a short walk from Jermyn Street

These include Robert Mallet-Stevens, Andrée Putman, Le Corbusier and Karl Moser to name a few. It was only natural for them to work with Sir David Chipperfield and his team on this venture.

Bally Frederic de Narp, Suzy Menkes[Frederic de Narp, Suzy Menkes]

Guests that attended included: Frederic de Narp, Lupita Nyong’o, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Chipperfield, Pablo Coppola, Polly Morgan, Mat Collishaw, Tallulah Harlech, Arizona Muse, Portia Freeman, Jack Fox, Alexander Ludwig, Kim Hersov, Lara Heller, Lara Mullin, Alice Naylor-Leyland, Anouska Beckwith, Camilla Rutherford and Eric Underwood.

Bally Lupita Nyong’o, Benedict Cumberbatch[Lupita Nyong’o, Benedict Cumberbatch]

The 4,320 square foot store spans three floors of dedicated selling space and offers an immersive experience to visitors. There are no obstructions in the windows ensuring that the client can fully appreciate the offering in store, which is showcased at its best. There are lots of stylish pieces to attract the Jermyn Street gent.

Bally Pablo Coppola, Arizona Muse[Pablo Coppola, Arizona Muse] [All photos: Richard Young]

Bally (45-46 New Bond Street, London W1S 2SF)