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Take a look inside Burberry’s first New Zealand store

Burberry has finally arrived in New Zealand, opening the doors to its new store in Westfield Newmarket on Wednesday.

Located within the mall’s new luxury precinct, the store houses Burberry’s latest collections for men and women including styles from the Autumn/Winter 2021 runway, heritage trench coats, classic outerwear silhouettes and iconic bag styles including the Lola, the Pocket and the Olympia.

Burberry Auckland will feature a number of exclusive products including the iconic TB Bag in deep maroon, which references the initials of founder Thomas Burberry; and the Pocket Bag in deep maroon, which was inspired by an archival Burberry bag and reinterprets the original design by adding a front pocket.

New Zealand’s first Burberry store features the house’s new luxury design concept, created in collaboration with renowned architect Vincenzo De Cotiis who has used juxtaposing brutalist elements with luxurious materials to create a distinctly modern feel.

The store features display fixtures, plinths and unique furniture pieces designed by Vincenzo and constructed in a variety of textures from concrete to ceramics to high gloss finishes.

The core colours of the Burberry check – beige, black, white and red are explored and developed throughout the store.

Westfield Newmarket welcomes four new luxury brands

Aucklanders are finally able to shop ’til they drop thanks to Level 3 restrictions easing for the city at midnight on Tuesday.

Non-essential retail stores will be able to operate once again, and it means that new, first-to-New Zealand luxury boutiques at Westfield Newmarket can finally open their doors.

Four luxury brands will open at the mall on Wednesday: Balenciaga, Burberry, Moncler and Michael Kors.

“We’re certainly seeing a strong sense of anticipation and demand from customers to return to physical retail experiences and from tomorrow, this will include the opportunity to visit four new luxury brands at Westfield Newmarket,” says Paul Gardner, Scentre Group Regional Manager.

“For Burberry and Balenciaga, this will be the first time connecting with New Zealand customers, here on our shores.”

These new additions join Mulberry and Saint Laurent, which opened in the precinct earlier this year.

 

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It comes as Westfield Newmarket also announced Coach as the latest signing to the luxury precinct located on Level 1.

“The appetite from international luxury brands to come to New Zealand and take up space within Westfield Newmarket has been pleasing to see,” Gardner says.

The full line up of luxury brands opening at Westfield Newmarket includes: Louis Vuitton, Moncler, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Partridge Jewellers, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Coach and Mulberry, with further names to be announced.