Michael Kors opens KL boutique

Kuala Lumpur (The Star/ANN) -Michael Kors, the American whose high-end line is favoured by Hollywood celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bullock, opens his boutique in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

The brand makes its debut in Malaysia through a licensing agreement between Kors and luxury goods retailer Valiram Group.

Kors, 51, was expected to participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the store.

"I knew instantly that Pavilion KL would be a perfect fit for the Michael Kors brand," said Kors in a press statement.

"The vibrant energy of the Bukit Bintang district makes it such an exciting home for my first store in Malaysia."

Ashvin Valiram, executive director of Valiram Group, added: "Michael Kors is an ever-growing brand with a great global presence. We are pleased to bring in the first Michael Kors duplex flagship store to Malaysia and offer women in this part of the world a new, exciting brand to jazz up their wardrobes."

Created in 1981 in New York City, the Michael Kors organisation has stores located in New York, Beverly Hills, Palm Beach, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Tokyo, Seoul and Dubai.

Kors is also one of the judges on the popular reality TV series Project Runway.

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