Dolce Gabbana to open mono-brand store in Kiev

Italian luxury house of Dolce & Gabbana are due to open their first mono-brand store in Ukraine, in the capital city of Kiev. The 350 sqm mono brand store will be situated on the groundfloor of Mandarin Plaza Mall, adjacent to the Chanel boutique. The new Dolce Gabbana store which is due to open Spring 2012 is operated in franchising by the same retailer which franchises Ralph Lauren in Ukraine. Mandarin Plaza is the first mall to have opened in Kiev and has a predominantly premium mix, the only luxury brands present are MontBlanc and Chanel.