Australia’s Colette by Colette Hayman to debut in UK with two stores


Handbags and accessories retailer Colette by Colette Hayman is set to open two stores in the UK, marking its debut in the country.

The first store will be opened in London later this month, while the second will be set up in Manchester next month.

The 2,325ft² London store will be located at Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre.

Colette by Colette Hayman CEO Sacha Laing said: “Having established Colette by Colette Hayman as the market leading fast-fashion accessories brand in our existing markets, we are thrilled to be entering one of the world's fashion icons, the UK.”

"Their arrival is a vote of confidence for the retail sector and demonstrates that the UK remains an important market for international brands to be present in."

Commercial property and real estate services adviser CBRE has been engaged to secure the store.

CBRE UK Retail Agency head Graham Barr said: “Colette are an exciting brand who are actively looking to grow and expand their presence in the UK.

"Their arrival is a vote of confidence for the retail sector and demonstrates that the UK remains an important market for international brands to be present in.”

Established in 2010, Colette by Colette Hayman has more than 160 stores across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the UAE.