Alexander McQueen & YSL at The Chanakya, New Delhi by 2019.

According to ETRetail.com, the British luxury label Alexander McQueen and French luxury fashion house Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) are expected to enter India through standalone stores by 2019.

DLF’s Chanakya mall in Delhi, seems to be the the retail space selected and according to sources, a letter of intent has been signed between the brands and DLF, although the lease deed is awaited.

Alexander McQueen and YSL also known as Saint Laurent, both labels are part of luxury fashion house Kering’s portfolio of brands.

Alexander McQueen

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Alexander McQueen

Designer Alexander McQueen’s eponymous label, founded in 1992, has stores in the US, UK, France, the UAE, Turkey, Singapore, China, Italy, Japan, Austria, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and the Russian Federation. It retails ready-to-wear men’s and women’s apparel, besides bags, shoes and other accessories like wallets, scarves and jewellery.
In December 2000, Kering had acquired 51% in the company and appointed the designer as its creative director. Although McQueen committed suicide in 2010, Kering said the company would continue investing in the brand.

Yves Saint Laurent

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Yves Saint Laurent

YSL, founded in 1961 by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge, sells ready-to-wear men’s wear and women’s wear, leather goods, shoes, jewellery and eyewear. It has stores in markets like the US, UK, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Turkey and the UAE. In the first half of 2018, Kering reported consolidated revenue of euro 6,432 million.

So ladies, 2019 just got more interesting for our wardrobes..!!

Stay tuned for more on Women’s Luxury Fashion in the International & Indian scenario…

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