ARVIND LIFESTYLE BRANDS LTD. BRINGS GAP TO BANGALORE, 2nd STORE IN INDIA
Shruti Haasan launches Bangalore’s first Gap store at Orion Mall, Brigade Gateway
Post Gap’s debut earlier this year, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd today announced the launch of Gap’s 2nd store in India at Bangalore. Very popular in the silicon city of India, Bollywood actress Shruti Haasan gave the city’s fashion landscape a makeover as she launched the city’s first Gap store at Orion Mall, Brigade Gateway. She was joined by J. Suresh, MD and CEO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands, Oliver Kaye, Business Head, Gap India and M. R. Jaishankar, CMD, Brigade Group, as she opened the store to excited Bangaloreans.
Spread over 8,000 sq. ft, the new store features ranges for men & women, GapKids, and babyGap Fall 2015 collections. The collections are a modern interpretation of Gap’s denim roots and signature pieces that are a staple for every wardrobe.
- Suresh, MD and CEO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands said “Bangalore has an exciting cosmopolitan and fast-paced energy throughout the city and consumers are expecting for their clothes to take them from day to night. We are thrilled to bring Gap to such a dynamic city!”
Known for her casual chic style, Shruti Haasan was seen wearing Gap’s trademark denims. Following the opening, an excited Shruti Haasan said, “To launch a brand that I’ve been wearing so often is indeed a pleasure! Seasons may change, but our wardrobes will always feature certain staples like tees, denims, hoodies and jackets which Gap does the best. Bangalore is known to be fashion forward and it’s exciting to see the buzz build with anticipation for the launch.”
Since opening its doors in 1969, Gap has been known for offering consumers cool, modern American designs fit for every occasion. Customers worldwide have looked to the iconic international brand for on-trend, casual clothing and accessories that help them express their personal sense of style.
Gap has been introduced to India through Arvind Lifestyle Brands through a franchise agreement and the first store opened in Delhi in May 2015. This store is the second in the list of stores slated to open later this year.