Manolo Blahnik opens a new store in London’s Burlington Arcade

The luxury footwear brand Manolo Blahnik will open a double fronted 1,000 sq ft unit at the Burlington Gardens entrance close to Bond Street soon.

The company embarked on an ambitious reinvention project which included the installation of a new floor and a new roof. The restoration of the Burlington Arcade property was overseen by leading British architect Jamie Fobert.

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An illustration of the Manolo Blahnik store in the Burlington Arcade, released courtesy of Manolo Blahnik.

 

Markus Meijer, chief executive of Meyer Bergman, said: “The luxury retail market is a competitive space and it is important that the Burlington Arcade evolves to ensure it maintains its prominent position in the sector. It’s a careful balancing act of maintaining individual and standalone stores and also introducing new retailers that complement our vision.”

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