I am on a mission to discover the sweetest boutiques that have survived covid. Finding some of my favorite small boutiques that have survived the past few years warms my heart. Anne Willi Boutique was established in Paris in 1998. She has 2 boutiques in Paris and one on Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn. Being half Swiss and half French she has created a style that is so chic and understated. Thankfully she has an online presence…
About Anne Willi
Anne Willi is Franco-Swiss and grew up in Paris. At the end of her studies in fashion design, she created her first collection unfer the name: Anne Shimon. In 1998, she was the first designer to invest the Rue Keller, in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, opening a boutique-atelier with her name Anne Willi.
In 2003, the business expanded and Anne opened her independent workshop next to the boutique. At this point, Anne began exporting her clothes to sharp multi-brand shops around the world.
In 2010, the Parisian brand opened a new shop on the other side of the Seine, rue de l’Odeon, in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres neighborhood.
in 2013, Anne Willi opened a pop-up in the neighborhood of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. After a warm welcome to the city, a permanent shop was established in February 2015 on Atlantic Avenue.
Since March 2018, a second American location had opened in the trendy Williamsburg.
The “Anne Willi’ brand belongs to no group and claims it’s independence. The Franch designer maintain a manufacture of her collections only in Europe and continues to design all the collections.