St James Quarter, Edinburgh, will welcome fashion brands Kurt Geiger and Carvela to its line-up when it opens in spring 2021. The brands have signed a combined 3,394 sq ft space.
The fashion footwear brands, which have taken 1,991 sq ft, and 1,403 sq ft respectively, will be situated on level three of St James Quarter, together with Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Russell & Bromley, Peloton, Zara and H&M.
In addition to the latest signings, the fashion line up at St James Quarter includes, & Other Stories, Mango, Bershka, Pull & Bear, Stradivarius, Next, H&M, JD Sports, Dune, as well as the many concessions within John Lewis.
Kurt Geiger first opened its doors on Bond Street in 1963. Since then it has created its sister brand, Carvela, and has offered stylish footwear and accessories to people of all ages. It has set itself apart from its competitors with its unique market position and has a global following. With more than 70 shops worldwide, Kurt Geiger has imposed itself as the number one footwear retailer. Since 2007, the brands have been expanding into the Middle East, Europe as well as North America and East Asia.
Chris Pyne, head of leasing for St James Quarter, commented: “Kurt Geiger and Carvela are outstanding brands, complementing our now unrivalled line-up at St James Quarter. We’re very excited to add two more leading names in fashion to the mix at St James Quarter.”
Kurt Geiger Retail Director, Ross Warden, said: “We’re excited to be joining this incredible development to Edinburgh’s retail scene as we continue to expand our retail offering throughout the UK. We look forward to opening both our Kurt Geiger and exciting new Carvela stores at St James Quarter.”
A game-changing mixed-use development, St James Quarter completes the distinctive offer of Edinburgh. It will welcome 80 new brands, an enticing mix of restaurants and bars, a W Edinburgh hotel, a boutique Everyman Cinema, a Roomzzz Aparthotel, 152 premium homes, and an unrivalled guest experience providing customers with an enviable events programme in a range of new and attractive public spaces.