The Kooples opens first UK outlet store

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

French fashion brand The Kooples has opened its first UK outlet store. Located at McArthurGlen's York designer outlet centre, the 1286 sq ft store is positioned alongside Aquascutum, Gieves and Hawkes and LK Bennett.

The brand founded in Paris in 2008 by three French brothers, targets men and women with its vintage-inspired tailored fashion and has 194 stores in Europe; and over the past year, the brand has opened seven stores in the UK.

A spokesperson at The Kooples, said: "Since launching in the UK we have opened 27 shops, however our store at McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet not only marks our first step into outlet retailing, it’s also our first store in Yorkshire and the surrounding area. By sitting alongside other leading designer and high street brands at McArthurGlen’s York we’re able to reach over 3.5 million shoppers a year with an appetite for premium, on-trend fashion.”