Famous Jewelry Designer and Luxury Bedding Company Hit Bal Harbor Stores – Trade Observer
Bal Harbor Shopsone of the country’s swankiest malls, is set to house a luxury jewelry designer and an Italian bedding brand, according to public filings.
Fret, which produces sheets that cost more than $1,000, will open a store on the third floor of the three-story mall. The company has another store in South Florida, inside the Sawgrass Mall.
Brazilian jewelry designer Ara Vartanian, another newcomer to Bal Harbor shops, will open next door to Frette. Celebrities, including Madonna, Kate Mossand Mindy Kalingdonned Vartanian’s creations.
A spokesperson for the Development of the Whitman familyowner of the shopping complex, said the two stores were to open in September.
Another jewelry designer, Maria Tash, planted permanent roots at the mall. The brand, which opened a pop-up in August 2021, renewed its lease for a permanent store at its current location, a 3,300 square foot boutique on the second floor. The New York-based brand specializes in piercings and earrings, which have adorned the ears of Rihanna, Beyonce and Gwyneth Paltrow.
The Pearlthe well-known high-end lingerie brand, has renewed its deals for two outposts, which it has rented since at least 2015. The second-floor store houses womenswear, while the third-floor store contains the men’s clothes.
Other ongoing store openings include Roberto Cavalli, bally and one Fendi expansion.
Bal Harbor Shops covers 463,477 square feet at 9700 Collins Avenue, just north of Miami Beach. It is undergoing a 340,387 square foot expansion that is expected to be completed in 2024. The outdoor mall, lined with tropical vegetation, houses stores from the most renowned fashion houses, such as Chanel, Gucci and Prada.
Representatives for all of the fashion companies did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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