Marks & Spencer"s fashion collections and foodhalls get a 600m facelift


This is not just any M&S store… Retail giant”s fashion collections and foodhalls get a 600m facelift

2:36 PM on 13th September 2011

Fashion-forward: The Limited Collection range is displayed on a lightbox catwalk surrounded by a grungy metal arch

Fashion-forward: The Limited Collection range is displayed on a lightbox catwalk surrounded by a grungy metal arch

Classy: Stepping into the Autograph section, the shiny black surfaces and monochrome displays give the shop a trendy top-end High Street feel

Classy: Stepping into the Autograph section, the shiny black surfaces and monochrome displays give the shop a trendy top-end High Street feel

Italian-inspired: Collezione, the range modeled by David Gandy, features a Vespa and Vesta helmet next to the mannequins

Italian-inspired: Collezione, the range modeled by David Gandy, features a Vespa and Vesta helmet next to the mannequins

Menswear: Young and casual North Coast gets an exposed brick backdrop, and American-inspired Blue Harbour comes over all Ralph Lauren Menswear: Young and casual North Coast gets an exposed brick backdrop, and American-inspired Blue Harbour comes over all Ralph Lauren

Menswear: Young and casual North Coast gets an exposed brick backdrop, and American-inspired Blue Harbour comes over all Ralph Lauren

Per Una, M&S

Per Una, M&S”s more feminine range, is displayed surrounded by pretty white frames and wardrobes with a lilac patterned wallpaper background

Faces of M&S: Ryan Reynolds and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are the stars of the Autograph range In focus: The Autumn 2011 Limited collection campaign was shot by iconic fashion photographer Rankin

In focus: Ryan Reynolds and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (left) are the stars of the Autograph range”s Autumn collection, while the Limited collection campaign (right) was shot by iconic fashion photographer Rankin

Nanya McIntosh, director of store marketing and design said:

Nanya McIntosh, director of store marketing and design said: “We wanted to have the look and feel of a small artisan bakery”

On demand: Iberico ham hangs above stainless steel counters of the deli, where big windows display an impressive variety of salads, cheeses, hams and pasta sauces

On demand: Iberico ham hangs above stainless steel counters of the deli, where big windows display an impressive variety of salads, cheeses, hams and pasta sauces

Made in store: Fresh pasta is made infront of customers as the day goes on On display: New packaging and shelving clearly displays different shapes of pasta

Made in store: Fresh pasta is made infront of customers as the day goes on, and new packaging and shelving clearly displays different shapes of pasta

All change: The plastic flower displays have been thrown out and replaced with galvanised steel buckets placed on wooden shelves.

All change: The plastic flower displays have been thrown out and replaced with galvanised steel buckets placed on wooden shelves.