Luxury jewelry firm Boodles is to open up at Victoria Quarter in Leeds later this yr, Hammerson has unveiled.
The family members-owned company, which was founded more than two hundreds of years back, has taken a 4,500 sq ft place fronting onto Briggate, and joins other top quality models at Victoria Quarter like Louis Vuitton and Mulberry.
Built in the model of a townhouse, the new Leeds keep will will element a 2nd ground reserved for personal dinners and particular events. The keep will also showcase the freshly released Vacation Collection, motivated by Boodles chairman Anthony Wainwright and his 1962 journey all-around the world in just 16 days.
GP Studio has built the new store, its fourth for Boodles, with a emphasis on a sustainable build and regionally sourced suppliers.
Boodles director Jody Wainwright stated: “This is a family members business which started off two centuries back in the north of England so we are thrilled to develop on this heritage, bringing the Boodles working experience to Leeds. A person of our hallmarks is supplying exceptional services and the non-public areas on the 2nd floor will carry this to existence.”
The signing of Boodles follows the latest arrival of style and accessories favorite, Kate Spade, and quality footwear brand name, Carvela, owned by Kurt Geiger. Kate Spade has taken a 1,190 sq ft device at County Arcade, whilst Carvela has taken a 1,640 sq ft space on Queen Victoria Road.
Iain Mitchell, United kingdom industrial director at Hammerson, explained: “Luxury manufacturers have shown serious resilience around the very last year underpinned by purchaser appetite for premium merchandise. Boodles is an legendary British fine jewellery model and we are delighted to have secured them for Victoria Leeds.
“They will join the latest lettings to Kate Spade and Carvela which demonstrates how Victoria Leeds continues to be the leading regional vacation spot.”