Kate Spade New York opens first location at Heathrow
Kate Spade & Company opens a Kate Spade New York pop-up shop in Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom. As the brand continues to expand internationally, this location marks the first kate spade new york travel retail shopping destination in the UK and follows the opening of the brand’s first European travel retail location in Oslo, Norway.
The eight month pop-up shop has opened today and will feature product categories including kate spade new york handbags, small leather goods, fashion acessories, jewelry, tech, and stationary. The pop-up shop is designed to evoke the timeless, joyful spirit of kate spade new york including the brand’s signature green display walls, wood panelled floors, mirrored brass accents and sputnik light fixtures.
In the United Kingdom, kate spade new york has specialty stores located at Regent Street, Covent Garden, Sloane Square and Westfield London. The brand is also available at katespade.co.uk.
Chris Annetts, Heathrow’s Retail and Service Proposition Director, said, “We are really excited to welcome kate spade new york to Heathrow, and we are delighted they have chosen Terminal 5 as their first UK travel retail home.”
“Their arrival brings our passengers yet another exciting international brand with a fantastic range of accessories they’ll love.”
The opening comes just a day after Heathrow announced its record-breaking June results which saw the airport pass 77 million passengers annually for the first time.
About Kate Spade & Company
Kate Spade & Company (NYSE: KATE) operates principally under two global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york and Jack Spade New YorkTM. The Company’s four category pillars – women’s, men’s, children’s and home – span demographics, genders and geographies. Known for crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication, kate spade new york aims to inspire a more interesting life.
The kate spade new york collection includes the Madison Avenue, Broome Street and on purpose labels. Jack Spade New York offers a timeless and versatile assortment of bags, sportswear and tailored clothing founded on the aesthetic of simple, purposeful design. The Company also owns Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group. Visit www.katespadeandcompany.com for more information.