ARMANI OPENS IN KAZAKHSTAN: The first Giorgio Armani boutique opens today in Kazakhstan, in Almaty. For the occasion, Armani will unveil a special display of the “Eccentrico” exhibition highlighting the designer’s eccentric side with pieces selected from 1993 onwards. The exhibit will be open to the public April 16-27. “Eccentrico” has traveled between Milan, Rome, New York and Paris.
Located at the prestigious Esentai Shopping Mall, the new one-level signature boutique covers more than 1,404 square feet and carries both women’s and men’s ready-to-wear and accessories. The defining material in the intimate space is brushed silk, the floor is finished with beige shiny stone, peppered with large Armani Casa carpets in greige linen, and the ceiling is in shiny marmorino plaster.