[Correcting Hackett store details in eighth paragraph.] From New Delhi to New York: these were the biggest store openings in November.
Italian luxe label Versace has opened its first Indian flagship store in New Delhi, a 400-square-meter boutique that according to representatives is the label's "first important flagship in India." It carries the latest ready-to-wear collections for both men and women, men's and women's accessories, watches and jewelry, as well as items from the label's home collection.
141, Emporio, Vasant Kunj
+91 011 46609064/065
The biggest Burberry store in Southeast Asia, the label's new boutique in central Singapore had its 'soft opening' back in July but was properly inaugurated beginning of November. The British fashion brand's Prorsum, London, Brit, and Sport collections are all available as are the children's line and accessories.
391 Orchard Road
Ngee Ann City
+65 6735 1283
Spanish retailer Zara celebrated the opening of its 50th Japanese outlet this month. Representatives said the new store symbolized the "strategic importance Asian markets hold for the Group, and caps a year of growth in both Japan and other surrounding countries," adding that Zara was planning to "grow significantly throughout this region."
Inditex, the group that owns Zara as well as Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Pull and Bear, now has 61 shops throughout China and 17 outlets in Korea last year. India's first Zara store is scheduled to open next year.
Also in Tokyo, Nike inaugurated its largest flagship in Japan. In addition to the sports shoes the brand is known for, the store also carries urban wear and bags with spokespersons stating that Nike would like to widen its reach among teens and those in their 20s.
+81 3 6438 9203
French fashion house Chanel has unveiled its new Shanghai boutique, inspired by founder Coco Chanel's Paris apartment. Displayed alongside artworks, exclusive items such as specially designed quilted handbags will go on sale here. The boutique will also serve as location for head designer Karl Lagerfeld's annual Metier d'Arts collection.
The boutique, described by Chanel as its most elegant to date, is located at the Shanghai Peninsula Hotel.
British men's wear label Hackett has opened its second Paris store this month.
37 Boulevard des Capucines
+33 1 402 00375
Denim brand Cheap Monday opened its first-ever store in the Danish capital, offering the label's full collections as well as specially designed garments and unique washes on 400 square meters.
Address: Kronprinsensgade 7
New York City
Burberry did not only open its biggest Southeast Asian store this month but also launched two stores, for its Burberry London and Burberry Brit collections respectively, alongside its recently inaugurated New York headquarters. They are the first of their kind as creative director Christopher Bailey plans to pursue a new concept store-driven approach.
Address: 444 Madison Avenue
US designer Michael Kors has launched his latest Collection store on Michigan Avenue, just around the corner from his prominent lifestyle boutique. According to representatives, the brand is planning to increase its number of stores in the US from 50 to 200 next year. Kors has also confirmed the opening of his first German boutique for next year.
900 N Michigan Ave
+1 312 640-1122
Also in Chicago, Puma has inaugurated its latest store in the city's State Street complex. It is its first US boutique to offer the brand's complete collection.
LA / California
Singer Justin Timberlake's denim label William Rast premiered three stores this month, with two full-price boutiques opening at the Westfield Century City Shopping Mall in Los Angeles and the Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Mall in San José. An outlet version was launched simultaneously at the Desert Hills Premium Outlets in Cabazon.
German design label Hugo Boss hast opened its first free-standing Canadian boutique in the country's capital, premiering the brand's new, sleek architectural concept.
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