Maria Grazia Chiuri has designed a capsule collection for the Isetan unit, while Dior velvet accessories will make their debut at Harrods.
Meanwhile, the luxury men’s and women’s brand, which sells $1,000 parkas and $240 baseball caps, continues to grow — even in the era of coronavirus.
Group MD Anne Pitcher sent a letter to staff on Tuesday outlining the store’s post-pandemic plan, and warning “recovery will be slow.”
High-street retailers, and jobs, have been evaporating as U.K. consumers quickly switched to online shopping during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Outlet is stocking sale merchandise across nearly all Harrods’ categories, and will remain open through March 2021.
Stores may have reopened two weeks ago, but they’ve only just begun to count the cost of lockdown closures, and new social distancing measures.
This was not a day for big-ticket purchases, or investment dressing. As stores reopened after more than two months, Londoners were looking for discounts and deals.
Harrods said its new luxury outlet at Westfield London will stock sale items and take pressure off the Knightsbridge store, which will reopen on June 15.
The luxury brand is known for selling fashion parkas with price tags of $900 on up.
Streetwear and sneakers and beauty are the leading categories on the Beyond app.
The British department store will be closing as of 7 p.m. today, as a response to COVID-19 uncertainty.
Retailers including Harrods, Selfridges and SpaceNK are keeping their doors open despite dwindling footfall, while others have shuttered temporarily.
The designer is dropping seasonal collections in favor of exclusive lines designed for a reduced number of key retail partners.
After all, who can live on fashion alone?