Stuart Weitzman partners with Reliance Brands to enter India
September 22, 2012: Stuart Weitzman, a designer footwear brand, and Reliance Brands Limited, has announced an exclusive long-term franchise agreement to launch the Stuart Weitzman brand in India.
Stuart Weitzman projects that a great shoe is about more than just a form of function. It is about making women feel beautiful. For over 25 years, he has been committed to creating this experience. He produces over 600 styles a year, inventing new silhouettes, employing wondrous materials and engineering comfortable fit.
A regular on the red carpet, Stuart Weitzman’s styles have been seen on A-list celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Eva Mendes, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon at every major event. The India launch will see the brand’s Spring Summer 2013 collection. With stores in Delhi and Mumbai, the price range is expected to be between INR 25,000 to 75,000.
Mr. Darshan Mehta, President & CEO, Reliance Brands Ltd. said, “Stuart Weitzman's trademark use of unique materials, and his attention to detail, garnered him and his company a global following. His minimalist approach showcases the intimate relationship between a woman and her shoes. Having the ability to leverage the global strength of the Stuart Weitzman brand, and building a larger presence for them here in India is a great opportunity.”