The acquisition of the adjacent space next to the current boutique will bring the total area of the corner store to almost 500 square meters, or about 5,381 square feet.
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Located in the “parlor of Milan,” as Milanese refer to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the brand is in the best neighborhood. Other brands in one of the oldest shopping arcades of the world include Louis Vuitton, Prada, Giorgio Armani, Gucci and Versace.
The Galleria itself recently underwent extensive restoration work, which was finished in May and financed by investments from Prada and Versace along with the city government.