On Mach 29, 2019 Galeries Lafayette Doha invited fashion designer Victoria Beckham to visit the newly opened iconic French department store at 21 High st – the ultimate shopping destination at Katara – and also showcase her collection.
The two big fashion labels – Galeries Lafayette and Victoria Beckham – have entered into a collaboration and Beckham’s RTW collection will be exclusively available at Galeries Lafayette Doha.
Victoria Beckham was at the Galeries Lafayette Doha store for a meet-and-greet session with her fans, and the fashion lovers of Doha also had the privilege of having a photo opportunity with her. The fashion designer exhibited the Victoria Beckham lines, developed at Victoria’s studio in London, showcasing finest craftsmanship and materials.
Victoria took a tour of the 14,000sqm exquisitely designed retail space and admired the architectural stunner, which houses the best of fashion, accessories, leather goods, shoes, watches & jewelry, beauty and food & beverages outlets.
A private lunch was also organized for the designer at Cafe Pushkin, where she was accompanied by some selected VVIPs.
“This is my first visit to the market and I was delighted to be able to visit my exclusive stockist as they open this beautiful new space. It was great to see their vision for the brand and to meet my customers.” Victoria Beckham said.
Speaking about the visit, General Manager of Galeries Lafayette Doha Mr. David Miller said: “We are delighted to be able to host Ms. Beckham at Galeries Lafayette Doha. Galeries Lafayette is much more than a department store, it is a trendsetter and we are honored by the presence of the style icon in our premises. Very strategically, we fuse the experience of shopping with events and all celebrity visits and other entertainments are planned to bring out the true spirit of the brand.”
In the past decade, Beckham has become an internationally recognized style icon and fashion designer. Stocked in more than 400 stores across over 50 countries, the brand has won critical acclaim alongside multiple industry awards, including Best Designer Brand and Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards.
About Galeries Lafayette:
A Family retail Group, Galeries Lafayette has a history of 120 years. With 56 stores in France and 7 international branches in Berlin, Jakarta, Dubai, Beijing, Istanbul and Doha.
In 2019, Ali Bin Ali Holding brought this world-renowned department store to Qatar and is located in 21 High st – the ultimate shopping destination – at Katara Cultural Village. Designed by one of the most influential designers and architects in the world – Bruno Moinard and Claire Betaille, Galeries Lafayette Doha is an architectural splendor holding 14,000 sqm of exquisitely designed retail space.
Galeries Lafayette Doha is spread across 3 floors and is home to around 400 brands including some exclusive labels and also some local Qatari brands. From fashion, luxury goods, accessories, perfumes, cosmetics, to leisure, Galeries Lafayette offers a perfect catalogue of upscale yet accessible luxury.
Galeries Lafayette brings together the perfect blend of accessible luxury collection and personalized service. From Loyalty Program, customization of products, to the very exclusive La Suite, visitors are treated like the very best of elite clients.
About Victoria Beckham:
Victoria Beckham Limited is a London-based fashion brand, comprising multiple categories including two ready-to-wear categories: the mainline Victoria Beckham and its companion line, Victoria, Victoria Beckham together with Accessories and Eyewear.
Since launching in 2008, the Victoria Beckham fashion brand has developed a distinctive and modern language of clothing. Developed at Victoria’s studio in London, it showcases only the finest craftsmanship and materials. The brand has won critical acclaim and multiple industry awards, including Best Designer Brand and Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. In 2017, Victoria Beckham received an OBE for her services to the fashion industry and 2018 nominated for Designer Womenswear at the British Fashion Awards.
With offices in London and New York, a flagship store in Mayfair and in central Hong Kong, and over 400 stockists in over 50 countries internationally, Victoria shows her mainline collection at London Fashion week.
In 2017, NEO Investment Partners invested £30m in the business as a strategic partner and shareholder. In addition to NEO, Victoria Beckham Limited is owned by Beckham Brand Holdings, which is owned equally by Victoria Beckham, David Beckham and Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment.
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