Tory Burch's Big Plans For International Expansion
(NEW YORK) Tory Burch‘s empire just keeps getting bigger: The designer is now focusing on ventures overseas, and was in Paris recently for her new pop-up shop that will debut on April 1st at the Galleries Lafayette. A 4,400-square-foot Paris flagship on Rue Saint-Honoré will open early next year. Additionally, Burch just opened her first store in Munich in December, which has the largest shoe department of any of her stores. More Tory Burch flats for tout le monde!
Burch is said to be eyeing locations in Milan, Zurich, Cannes, and Frankfurt; she will expand in Indonesia and Malaysia later this year, according to WWD. The brand already has flagships in London, Rome, and Istanbul. But boutiques aren’t the only expansion initiatives Burch has up her sleeve. Aa line of menswear accessories is in the works for the Asian market, expected to drop next year. Also slated for 2015: an activewear line, which will include apparel and accessories for yoga, running, golf, tennis, and travel that will launch at her original Elizabeth Street location.