Hammerson, on behalf of the Dundrum Partnership, today announced that premium British footwear and accessories brand Kurt Geiger has signed for its first full-line store in Ireland at Dundrum Town Centre.
Since opening on Bond Street in 1963, Kurt Geiger has become the established authority on fashion-forward footwear and accessories, and has attracted a global customer base as well as a worldwide celebrity following with the brands Kurt Geiger London, KG Kurt Geiger and Carvela. Today, the brand has grown to over 70 stores and over 300 concessions globally, including concessions within luxury department stores Harrods and Selfridges along with a Kurt Geiger boutique in Kildare Village, which opened in 2018.
The new 2,248sq ft Kurt Geiger store will open on Level 1 of Dundrum Town Centre, in a location previously occupied by Coast. Due to open in Spring 2019, the store will offer the brand’s full range of designer footwear and accessories including Kurt Geiger London, Carvela, KG Kurt Geiger for women, men and kids.
Simon Betty, Hammerson Director of Retail Ireland, said: “Kurt Geiger’s outstanding mix of footwear and accessories make it the perfect companion for the leading retail brands already based at Dundrum Town Centre. We’re constantly working to make sure the brand mix at Dundrum is as exciting and attractive as possible, and have welcomed a number of new retailers to the centre in recent years including Rituals, Thérapie and Folkster.”
Ross Warden, Retail Director of Kurt Geiger, added: “We’re thrilled to be opening our first full collection Kurt Geiger store within such a dynamic location in the heart of Dundrum. Since launching the brand on Bond Street in the sixties, Kurt Geiger has set itself apart to become a leading premium footwear and accessories brand for women, men and kids and we look forward to seeing how customers react to our new collection.”