Diane Von Furstenberg to expand in Dubai with four stores

Diane von Furstenberg has announced plans to open four new stores between now and March 2016 as part of a franchise agreement with Al Tayer Group.

“Ever since I visited Dubai the first time, I was impressed with its international, glamorous energy,” von Furstenberg told WWD. ”DVF and Dubai are the best match and I am excited to grow our presence there.”

Last week, a new DVF shop opened at Dubai’s City Centre Mirdif. Later this month, the brand will debut a store at the city’s Festival City and one at City Walk.Additionally, another DVF retail location is set to open at Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates in March 2016