The luxury shoe brand plans to expand its retail space at the London Burlington Arcade department store, which is located at the intersection of Piccadilly Circus and Mayfair, WWD writes.
The brand opened its first store in Burlington Arcade, where men and women shoes and bags are sold, in 2016. Its area is about 300 square meters. meters. This is the second brand store in London.
A real estate source said that in the spring of 2018, Blahnik plans to occupy the store next door, it will present exclusively the men's collection of the brand. The new boutique will be located on an area of about 135 square meters.
Manolo Blahnik declined to comment on this information.
One of the most influential fashion designers in the world, Manolo Blahnik founded his brand 40 years ago. The maestro opened his first store in London Chelsea in 1973. This discovery served as a start for the development of brand retail brands around the world. However, in the capital of Great Britain, the brand spent a very long time on one boutique. The second London brand store - in the Burlington Arcade, appeared only 44 years after the opening of the store in Chelsea.