Michael Kors unveiled his latest Michael Kors Collection store on Michigan Avenue last Wednesday. The opening included a opening show, as well as a runway show featuring the recent resort collection currently in stores now.
It could be counted as almost a strange and/or calculated coincidence that Kors placed his 2,200 square foot boutique only a few steps away from the 2,100 square foot accessories Kors lifestyle store that opened only a year ago in the same 900 North Michigan shopping center. Even though the stores are so close together, Kors thinks that this is the only city that this would work.
“We’re very Chicago,” Kors said, according to WWD. “When the perfect location comes up, that’s when we strike."
The company plans to expand domestically from 50 lifestyle stores to 200 by the end of 2010, as well as internationally. Some international picks in talks range from Spain, to the United Kingdom, to Germany.