Australian retailer Colette by Colette Hayman is poised to make its UK debut with a flagship store in London and a second store in Manchester.
The brand, which specialises handbags and accessories, is spearheading its entry into the UK market with a 2325sq ft flagship at Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in east London.
The flagship will open in the coming days, while a second store will open at the Manchester Arndale Centre in November.
Founded in Sydney, Colette by Colette Hayman has over 160 stores spanning across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
Chief executive 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.”
CBRE acted on behalf of Colette by Colette Hayman in securing its flagship store.
“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,” CBRE head of UK retail agency Graham Barr said.