BOSTON – Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, announced that Copley Place, the luxury destination of choice for great brands in Boston, will be adding several luxury fashion stores new to the market this summer and fall including: Christian Louboutin, Saint Laurent, TOD’s, and APM Monaco.
In addition, existing Copley Place retailers Salvatore Ferragamo, David Yurman, and Jimmy Choo will expand their presence in Center Court at the center in the next two months by debuting flagship stores to better serve their loyal customers’ needs. Dior is also expanding and their renovation will be finished in September.
“We are thrilled to welcome these new and expanding brands to our transformed center which further establishes Copley Place as the luxury retail destination of choice in Boston,” said Vicki Hanor, Managing Director of Luxury Leasing for Simon.
In addition to the always evolving retail mix at Copley Place, a major interior transformation is currently underway which will be totally completed this fall. Improvements include: “High Street” storefronts with floor to ceiling window displays; new flooring; new ceiling treatments; upgraded escalators; glass handrails; a new family restroom; energy-efficient upgrades including LED lighting, and a more modern and cohesive overall look throughout the entire shopping center. A stunningly remodeled southwest corridor entrance with a new elevator is already open.
Christian Louboutin, Opening Fall 2017
Christian Louboutin will open its first location in Boston this fall. The designer’s iconic red-soled shoes have defined glamour for over 20 years, and this particular location will carry women’s and men’s shoes, bags and leather goods. The Christian Louboutin Boston Boutique will be located on the Lower Level.
Saint Laurent, Opening Summer 2017
Founded in 1961, Yves Saint Laurent was the first couture house to introduce, in 1966, the concept of luxury prêt-à-porter with a collection called “Saint Laurent Rive Gauche”, synonymous with youth and freedom. This shift represented a first critical step in the modernization of fashion and revolutionized the socio-cultural landscape. Throughout the years, the House’s groundbreaking styles have become iconic cultural and artistic references, and its founder, the couturier Yves Saint Laurent, secured a reputation as one of the twentieth century’s foremost designers. Part of the Kering Group, the House kept true to its identity of absolute modernity and fashion authority. Under the creative direction of Anthony Vaccarello, appointed in April 2016, the House offers today a broad range of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear products, leather goods, shoes, jewelry and eyewear, under the “Saint Laurent Paris” logo. Through a license agreement, it is also a major force in fragrances and cosmetics.
Saint Laurent will be located on the Lower Level, in Center Court.
APM Monaco, Opening Fall 2017
After 30 years of manufacturing handcrafted quality jewelry, APM Monaco continues to carry on founder Ariane Prette’s legacy in the design-focused silver jewelry field with the aim to make APM Monaco into a modern yet timeless household name with current market trends in mind. With over 1,000 collaborators worldwide and 90 stores worldwide to date, APM Monaco is a contemporary fashion jewelry brand with a touch of Monegasque flair.
APM Monaco will be located on the Lower Level, across from Louis Vuitton.
TOD’s, Opening Fall 2017
Specializing in the finest of Made in Italy fashion and accessories, TOD’s offers men’s and women’s shoes, bags, luggage and small leather goods, all handcrafted in contemporary designs. TOD’s will be located on the Lower Level, near Center Court.
Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is one of Boston’s most significant mixed-use projects and most distinctive shopping destination. The property features 800,000 square feet of commercial office space, 50 fabulous retailers (including Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Versace and Christian Louboutin), two parking garages, and The Westin Copley Place and Marriott Boston Copley Place hotels.
Simon is a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our properties across North America, Europe, and Asia provide community gathering places for millions of people every day and generate billions in annual sales.