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Highcross brings new international retailers to Leicester


Hammerson announces that Highcross shopping centre has welcomed international fashion retailer, Khaadi, and global jeweller, Thomas Sabo, giving each brand its debut Leicester.

Khaadi, the Pakistani multinational fashion retailer, has opened its 2,310 sq ft store yesterday. The brand specialises in creating hand-woven fabrics that combine creativity with quality creating a collection that complements both Eastern and Western fashion trends. Their range includes ready to wear fashion, Khaadi Pret, exclusive and limited edition Khaas, bags, stoles as well as jewellery.

Thomas Sabo, which signed up to take a 1,065sq ft unit, opened its doors on 4th September and has been trading well. The international jeweller is best known for its sterling silver and charm club collection.

Commenting on the new additions Jo Tallack, General Manager at Highcross, Leicester said: “We are delighted to welcome both Thomas Sabo and Khaadi to Highcross. They will be popular with our shoppers and a great addition to our current fashion and jewellery offering.

“Attracting global brands to Highcross reinforces the centre’s position as the region’s leading retail and leisure destinations. We will continue to focus on bringing new retailers to the centre to ensure that we maintain the most exciting shopping experience for our customers.”

Eloise Berry, Operational Manager from Khaadi added: “Khaadi is making its name as a leading fashion brand in the UK and we are thrilled to be amongst the fantastic mix of stylish and fashionable stores at Highcross. Leicester is a vibrant, diverse city and so it seemed the logical next step in our expansion.”