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The company started online and decided to open a series of physical locations. The Montreal space serves as the pilot for the store concept designed in The resulting project sets new precedents in retailing. It is not a conventional shop, but rather a cultural, social and retail venue, manifesting in physical form the diverse nature of its digital foundation. Customers can experience the space, meet, try on and wear the goods that they have preselected online, and participate in cultural programming related to fashion and the arts. This insertion provides structural stability for the old building shell. Minimising the structural elements, the concrete cores create two main rooms on each level that provide a simple space suitable for hosting a range of conceived programs. The new structure is made entirely of black sandblasted concrete, cast in-situ, and provides a permanent setting for the display elements that are conceived as lightweight structures supported by floor-to-ceiling steel cables. The latter can easily be installed and dismantled, communicating a sense of impermanence, in line with the concept of rapid change and evolving needs.
The official app for ssense. The SSENSE app makes mobile shopping easy with hyper-personalized recommendations, intuitive search filters, seamless checkout, and many other new features. We ship to countries and offer customer care in English, French, Japanese, and Mandarin. The app is available to download in these four languages: English, French, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese.
It was founded in by three brothers: Rami, Bassel and Firas Atallah. The platform currently serves countries and operates in French, English and Japanese. Rami originally built the SSENSE platform as part of his graduate thesis for his computer engineering degree, then enlisted his brothers to help turn his project into a business. SSENSE currently employs close to staff, achieves approximately 32 million page views per month, and has had 82 percent compound annual sales growth since its first year.