We round up a number of brand boutique re-openings and upcoming new launches in KL, which prove that some of our favourite brands and more have had the resilience to survive this pandemic.

While 2020 has been a tough year especially for the fashion and retail industry, we’re glad that these menswear and men’s watch brands have proven to have what it takes to survive, and have had re-openings and new launches within this year or coming up soon around KL.

Let’s start with what’s new, and renewed within the KLCC area:

Berlutti, klcc

 

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French label Berluti which is currently led by Kris van Assche who is creative director of the menswear brand which specialises in leather.

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega revealed its new concept boutique featuring contemporary yet sophisticated visuals in gold-framed surroundings, characterised by a refined design, with an exquisite use of materials such as leather and wood, as well as many golden details.

hublot, klcc

The re-opening of the Hublot boutique in Suria KLCC is the latest in a series of flagship boutiques around the world to embrace the brand’s design language of trans-avant-gardism and deepening its synthesis with its innovative use of new applied materials.

And now we move onto brands which have (re)claimed their spot in Pavilion, KL:

bottega veneta, Pavilion KL

 

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The Italian luxury fashion house refurbished their boutique which houses collections for both men and women. The reimagined interiors showcase openness and modernity, and of course houses the brand’s extensive range for menswear, leather goods, jewellery, and more.

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Dior’s new boutique in the capital’s premier retail and entertainment district is a representation of the House’s heritage and modernity. On top of that, it was recently chosen as the only outlet within Southeast Asia to be part of the international brand’s global display for the seasonal décor enchantment in the form of a dazzling tree. It will be on display till early January 2021.

And now, we move on to what’s one of the most highly anticipated re-openings and new launch in 2021, the revamped The Starhill, KL:

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An artist impression of the Central Atrium of The Starhill KL

The Starhill in Bukit Bintang, KL is rolling out the red carpet to fans of top global brands from Europe and around the world come Q1 2021. As it aims to redefine the shopping scene by opening its doors to a slew of Malaysia’s first-ever exclusive flagship stores and new-to-market concepts and experiences.

Among the brands that will be housed in the revamped The Starhill are:

patek philippe

 

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Renowned Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe draw fans of horology to The Starhill, KL.

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American fashion label Tom Ford is set to open yet another boutique in The Starhill, KL and strengthen its presence locally.

Balmain

 

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The French luxury fashion house started off by Pierre Balmain in 1945 now sees its creative head, Olivier Rousteing produce both men’s and women’s couture designs.

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The Italian luxury lifestyle brand produces menswear and accessories plus has a line for juniors, homeware plus lifestyle products. On top of that, it’s also known to offer bespoke and interior design services for both yachts and residences.

Philipp Plein

 

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This German fashion designer brings his loud designs to The Starhill soon. Fun-fact, he began by designing luxurious dog beds, and currently has an Only Fans account which is run together with his girlfriend.

That’s it for now on the latest re-openings and new launches, although keep your eyes peeled for more exciting stores and outlets!

 

 

 

written by.
Aaron Pereira
Digital Editor
This fine chocolate man, (that is a connoisseur of fine chocolates) prefers real-life conversations and living off-screen, but is slowly and surely embracing the digital, search engine optimised life.

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