Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Bottega Veneta Opens A New boutique in Taipei
To commemorate Bottega Veneta’s opening of a new boutique in Taipei, the luxury designer will come out with a limited edition knot handbag.
Named the Taipei Knot, this handbag will available exclusively through the new store; only 50 will be produced.
Sporting shades of york, cigar, and truffle the patchwork of the handbag comprises 25 separate pieces of leather.
The bags are inscribed with the words “Taipei 2010” on a sterling plate inside the clutch, and will be on sale exclusively at the Bellavita store.
The new boutique is situated in Bellavita Luxury Shopping Mall, and stretches out 3,200 square feet.
Marco Bizzarri, CEO of Bottega Veneta, said he considers the Taiwan market as one of their most well-established and mature markets.
“In our experience, Taiwanese consumers have sophisticated tastes and a clear appreciation for quality and workmanship. They tend to be well traveled and show a high degree of brand loyalty,” Bizzarri commented.
Bottega Veneta currently runs more than 130 directly-operated stores and over 25 franchises in 32 countries, offering handbags, small leather goods, luggage, ready-to-wear, fashion and fine jewelry, and home items including furniture.
The Greater China region is a growing market for Bottega Veneta and will become increasingly important in the next few years, Bizzarri remarked.