NEW YORK: Fashion designer Michael Kors has announced that it will open its largest Japanese flagshipstorethis fall, on Chuo Street in Tokyo's renowned Ginza district.
The store will be the first in the worldto carry every category offered by the global luxury lifestyle brand.
'Ginza is one of the world's great shopping neighborhoods, in one of the greatest fashion cities, so it's both exciting and appropriate that we're debuting this very special store in Tokyo,' says Michael Kors
The store, which measures approximately 7,800 square feet, will reflect the new design concept unveiled last year at the Jing'An Kerry Centre in Shanghai, including a shimmeringexterior facade inspired by Michael Kors' signature use of metallics and texture, says an official statement.
A large-scalevideo screen covers the balance of the second- and third-story facade, while the ground floor features large storefront windows framed in Bianco Dolomiti marble.
Here shoppers can browse, try on clothes and consult with the store's personal stylists in an ambience of calm and complete indulgence. This floor will also showcase a grand shoe salon.
'Japan is a key market for our continued development in Asia,' says John Idol, Chairman and CEO of Michael Kors.
'The importance of Tokyo to luxury and fashion retailing makes this the right place and time to open our first store showcasing every facet of the Michael Kors brand. We look forward to offering the full breadth of our product assortment, presented with our signature glamour, chic and superlative service, to our Japanese customers and tourists traveling to Tokyo.'