Italian fashion house Valentino to enter India with Reliance Brands – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

NEW DELHI: Italian luxury fashion house Valentino is entering India under a long-term distribution deal with Reliance Brands Limited. As part of the deal, the company will open two Valentino stores – first in Delhi and its flagship store in Mumbai.

Reliance Brands, which is a subsidiary of Reliance Retail Ventures, said in a statement on Thursday that the Delhi store is expected to open in 2022 by the end of summer. “Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) has signed a long-term distribution agreement with Valentino to bring the most established Italian fashion house to India,” the company said, adding that the stores will carry a full range of womenswear, brand men, shoes and accessories.

Darshan Mehta, Managing Director of Reliance Brands, said the partnership will help make the brand more accessible to its Indian customers and create a new tribe of Valentino connoisseurs. The brand is currently present in more than 144 locations through 212 directly operated Valentino boutiques and more than 1,300 points of sale.

Jacopo Venturini, CEO of Maison Valentino, said: “The upcoming store opening represents an important step in Valentino’s overall strategy, and we are honored to be part of the growing retail market in the country, allowing the company and the Valentino community to develop in a solid way. , according to our values ​​and our brand culture. The company in the statement added that in Delhi, Valentino will open a 162 sq m boutique at DLF Emporio.

Partnership to make the brand accessible in India
Darshan Mehta, Managing Director of Reliance Brands, said the partnership will help make the brand more accessible to its Indian customers and create a new tribe of Valentino connoisseurs.

NEW DELHI: Italian luxury fashion house Valentino is entering India under a long-term distribution deal with Reliance Brands Limited. As part of the deal, the company will open two Valentino stores – first in Delhi and its flagship store in Mumbai. Reliance Brands, which is a subsidiary of Reliance Retail Ventures, said in a statement on Thursday that the Delhi store is expected to open in 2022 by the end of summer. “Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) has signed a long-term distribution agreement with Valentino to bring the most established Italian fashion house to India,” the company said, adding that the stores will carry a full range of womenswear, brand men, shoes and accessories. Darshan Mehta, Managing Director of Reliance Brands, said the partnership will help make the brand more accessible to its Indian customers and create a new tribe of Valentino connoisseurs. The brand is currently present in more than 144 locations through 212 directly operated Valentino boutiques and more than 1,300 points of sale. Jacopo Venturini, CEO of Maison Valentino, said: “The upcoming store opening represents an important step in Valentino’s overall strategy, and we are honored to be part of the growing retail market in the country, allowing the company and the Valentino community to develop in a solid way. , according to our values ​​and our brand culture. The company in the statement added that in Delhi, Valentino will open a 162 sq m boutique at DLF Emporio. Partnership to make the brand accessible in India Darshan Mehta, Managing Director of Reliance Brands, said the partnership will help make the brand more accessible to its Indian customers and create a new tribe of Valentino connoisseurs