Birmingham’s premier shopping, dining and lifestyle destination is boosting its fashion offering with the arrival of James Lakeland.
The luxury womenswear retailer will be opening its doors on Level 2 of the Mailbox on Wednesday 3rdJuly. James Lakeland will join the centre’s existing mix of international fashion brands and independent retailers including Paul Smith, BOSS, Burrows & Hares and English Brands, as well as premium department store Harvey Nichols.
James Lakeland specialises in creating contemporary and feminine clothing using bespoke Italian fabrics and is worn by celebrities and royalty around the world. The brand was established in Britain in 1992 and is now sold across the UK, Europe, Dubai and Hong Kong.
Melanie Taylor, head of retailer relations at Milligan, said: “James Lakeland’s chic yet contemporary clothing will be an excellent addition to the range of fashion retailers at the Mailbox.
“We are constantly striving to bring the best brands and experiences for our customers. James Lakeland will bring a touch of feminine elegance that we’re certain our shoppers will love.”
James Lakeland said: “Our new store in the Mailbox will allow us to offer our collection of luxury womenswear including Italian made tailored coats, feminine dresses and occasion wear made with bespoke fabrics and stand-out prints. This new venture marks our first standalone store in the Midlands.
“Quality, elegance and luxury is at the forefront of our designs, making the Mailbox the ideal place for our first store in the city. We’re looking forward to styling the fashion-forward shoppers of Birmingham for their special events this summer.”
James Lakeland will follow a number of recent openings at the Mailbox including Sofas & Stuff, Pall Mall Barbers and Castle Fine Art’s expansion into a new, flagship gallery at the front of the centre.
Nash Bond, Avison Young and Shelley Sandzer are leasing agents for the Mailbox.