The Middle East is on everyone’s radar, and that includes the biggest brands in the market. With a high demand for luxury, brands are finding their flagships and expanding in the region. We discover some of the latest store openings to hit the Middle East.
Maison Margiela, Kuwait
As the first of its boutiques in the region, Maison Margiela opens in Kuwait. Located at The Avenues Mall in Rai, Kuwait’s largest shopping mall, the boutique reflects the evolved visual language established at the house by Creative Director John Galliano.
The boutique hosts a collection of high-end men’s and women’s ready-to-wear from accessories, shoes and small leather goods to jewellery and fragrances.
The brand will also be opening a second boutique here in Dubai soon, so stay tuned for more information.
Fauré Le Page, UAE
Fauré Le Page has announced the opening of its first boutique in the Middle East and it’s right here in Dubai! Located in The Dubai Mall on the ground floor of the fashion avenue, the boutique displays an inviting and royal interior. The decorative storefront pays tribute to the traditional Arabic Moucharaby latticework combined with a modern element that brings it into the future.
True to its slogan ‘Armed for Seduction’, the House cultivates an element of surprise through its offerings. Handbags, accessories and leather goods are all on display and shoppers can enjoy a bespoke service at the accessory counter bar.
Louis Vuitton, Qatar
Place Vendôme, the latest mall to open in Doha, Qatar, has made headlines recently for its list of luxury store openings. Louis Vuitton is the latest brand to find a location within this spectacular one-of-a-kind mall and is the second boutique to open in the city.
This two-story boutique will host a range of Louis Vuitton favourites in both men’s and womenswear, from apparel and leather goods to accessories, and will even include the Objets Nomades homeware offering. On the second floor of the boutique, three large salons await clients, with bespoke experiences overlooking the fountains. The salon will even include a billiards table, it’s a luxury home away from home.