The shoe fits as Kurt Geiger opens new Bullring store
The Bullring Estate, comprising the Bullring, Grand Central, and Link Street, has announced that designer footwear and accessories brand, Kurt Geiger, has officially opened a 1,800 sq ft store within the Bullring, Birmingham’s iconic shopping destination.
Located on the Mid-level East adjacent to Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, the new Bullring store offers the brand’s full range of designer footwear and accessories including Kurt Geiger London, Carvela and KG Kurt Geiger for women and men. The store interior, designed by an in-house team, features a clean aesthetic and muted colour palette allowing the products to be showcased on architectural, geometric structures.
Iain Mitchell, Commercial Director at Hammerson commented on the opening: “The Bullring Estate has welcomed a host of premium international brands this year including ARKET, NYX Professional Makeup, HUGO and soon to open Morphe. Kurt Geiger’s opening is just in time for Christmas and adds to the strong fashion representation all under one roof.”
Ross Warden, Retail Director at Kurt Geiger added: “Since launching the brand on Bond Street in 1963, Kurt Geiger has set itself apart and become the country’s leading premium footwear and accessories brand. We are delighted to have opened our first flagship store in the West Midlands. The new store will showcase our full collection of shoes and accessories for women and men in Birmingham. With its location right in the heart of the city, Bullring was the obvious choice for our new flagship.”
Kurt Geiger is the latest aspirational brand to open within The Bullring Estate, following a regional flagship for H&M Group’s latest fashion offerARKET, and Hugo Boss’ second ever UK store and first outside of London for new concept HUGO.
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Notes to Editors
Hammerson own, manage and curate winning European destinations focused on flagship retail destinations and Premium Outlets. As at end of June 2018, our portfolio of high-quality retail property had a value of £10.6 billion and includes 22 prime shopping centres, 15 convenient retail parks and investments in 20 premium outlet villages, through our partnership with Value Retail and the VIA Outlets joint venture. Key retail venues include, Bullring, Birmingham: Bicester Village, Oxfordshire, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin; and Les Terrasses du Port, Marseille.
Kurt Geiger is the #1 premium footwear brand in the UK, first opening its doors on Bond Street London in 1963. Since the sixties, Kurt Geiger has not stood still as it continuously evolves to make covetable fashion-forward footwear and accessories with a unique market position, pairing aspiration with accessibility, attracting a global customer base and a worldwide celebrity following.