Designer Exchange opens new flagship store on King's Road
Designer Exchange, which buys and sells a range of pre-owned luxury goods and accessories, is set to open its largest store yet on the King's Road this month.
Designed by an in-house team, the 1,352 sq ft store will stock a host of pre-owned items from luxury brands such as Hermes, Chanel, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
It joins stores in Knightsbridge, Kensington, Birmingham, Manchester and Madrid for the business, which also has an online platform and was founded in 2013 to extend the lifespan of desirable designer products.
“We are proud to offer the opportunity for customers to extend the lifespan of treasured designer items, many of our brands are coveted, and by recycling them at affordable prices we can ensure everybody can have the opportunity to own a desirable designer product," said Designer Exchange managing director Dominic Durante.
"Opening this new flagship on the iconic King’s Road, Chelsea, is a momentous occasion on our brand's journey and we are confident shoppers will appreciate our desirable collections and specialist service. The Chelsea catchment is a prime target location for us, and we feel that our flagship store couldn’t fit anywhere better than the highly sought-after King’s Road,” Durante added.
The King's Road is part of the Sloane Stanley estate, which is one of the oldest landowning estates in London. It commercial property manager Hannah Grievson said: “Designer Exchange is a pioneering brand with an innovative retail model, the store's exceptional collection of desirable brands will further enhance the rich variety of brands and selection of premium retail on the King’s Road.
"Our visitors have a great appetite for affordable high-quality products which makes Designer Exchange the perfect match for the estate, and highlights the King’s Road as a destination in which emerging brands want to make their mark.”