Karl Lagerfeld takes on the Middle East with the help of Chalhoub Group. The designing genius partners with the group in a five year partnership. The Chalboub Group is recognized as one of the leading forces in the luxury business in the Middle East was started in 1955 Mr. by Mrs. Michel Chalhoub to maintain its family owned heritage. Today the group specializes in the retail and distribution of renowned brands within the sectors of Beauty, Fashion and Gifts with its focus on the commitment to excellence.
The Chahoud group is noted for its sensitivity to the middle east region paralleled by an understanding of the markets, the Chalhoub Group's is one of the leading forces in the luxury business in the Middle East With a presence in 14 countries and the management of over 470 retail outlets, a passion for building brands is our very essence. The Group partners with prestigious houses such as Baccarat, Christofle, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Nina Ricci, to name a few.
"We are very pleased to partner with the region’s leader in retail as we expand into the Middle East," said Pier Paolo Righi, CEO of Karl Lagerfeld”.
Through the partnership, the accessible luxury brand, owned by Apax Partners, will open 10 Karl Lagerfeld concept stores there from now until 2018. Two corners are already planned to open in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) in May. The first Karl Lagerfeld concept store will open in Qatar in July.
Karl Lagerfeld brand is differently impressing its unique style onto men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections, watches, eyewear, footwear, perfume and accessories with 17 new stores across Europe and Asia and counting this new partnership, the accessible luxury brand, owned by Apax Partners, set to include 10 Karl Lagerfeld concept stores with two corners set-to open in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) in May.
The first Karl Lagerfeld concept store will open in Qatar in July.