As a posthumous celebration of the late rock icon, the David Bowie Estate is launching a yearlong celebration to honor his 75th birthday, together with pop-up retailers in New York City and London.
Beginning Oct. 25 — 75 days forward of what would have been Bowie’s 75th birthday on Jan. 8 — pop-up “retail experiences” are opening at 150 Wooster St. in Manhattan and 14 Heddon St. in London.
The “experiential” retailers promise guests a “career-spanning deep dive into the sound and vision of David Bowie,” according to the late artist’s Web site. There will probably be audio installations, screening rooms and hours of video content material — “including previously unseen behind-the-scenes material, rare footage from the Heathen and Reality eras and more.”
Naturally, there will probably be limited-edition merchandise accessible for buy, starting from attire and collectibles to limited-run LPs and CDs. There additionally will probably be gallery installations on Bowie and iconic costumes prepared for followers to placed on and create “fun and shareable social media moments.”
Special visitor occasions are set to be introduced quickly.
The retail retailers are simply a part of the massive celebration of Bowie’s 75th his property is planning, which includes the discharge of a posthumous album subsequent 12 months.
The legendary rocker handed away in 2016 shortly after his 69th birthday following a secret battle with most cancers.