Earlier this year French luxury giant Kering luxury group took a 51-percent stake in the Christopher Kane fashion label. Now the 31-year-old Scottish designer Christopher Kane announced the opening of his first store on Mayfair’s Mount Street in London. The permanent
flagship will be located in London’s fashionable West End.
“This is the first step in a new chapter for the Christopher Kane brand,” said Alexandre de Brettes, CEO of the Christopher Kane brand. “London is a powerful retail centre so our store will become not only a destination for a global consumer but an incredible marketing platform for the brand around the world.”
“Christopher and Tammy absolutely fell in love with the space on Mount Street and I cannot wait to see their creative division for what I am sure will be an extraordinary retail experience,” added de Brettes.
The Christopher Kane brand was founded by the designer in 2006 upon his graduation from Central Saint Martin’s College, London.He has developed a reputation as one of the most talented and innovative British designers. His brand is known for its inventive and imaginative fashion, offering classic yet subtly daring designs. Originally focused on ready-to-wear for women, the brand expanded into menswear in 2010.
Christopher Kane has received several industry accolades in recent years including winning the highly acclaimed Vogue/British Fashion Council Fashion Fund.