NEW YORK — Donna Karan is continuing her international expansion with her first store in the U.K., two shops in Singapore and one in Geneva, all opening this fall.
The additions will bring Karan’s international roster to 13 units.
The designer will open a 12,282-square-foot DKNY boutique in London for her DKNY women’s and men’s collections, as well as eyewear, hosiery, shoes and outerwear, in a four-story space at 27 Old Bond St.
It will be a licensed arrangement with Club 21, which operates Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani and Bulgari shops in London and Singapore, as well as other businesses.
In Singapore, a 4,500-square-foot shop for DKNY and a 1,875-square-foot store for the signature collection will be operated through Club 21.
The Geneva store, at 2,280 square feet, will sell the signature collection. It is a licensed venture with Trois Pomme, which operates Karan stores in Zurich and Basel.
Karan also has freestanding shops in Hong Kong, Jakarta, Indonesia and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and outlet stores in the U.S., but no freestanding full-price units in this country.