NEW ORLEANS (press release) – O’Connor Capital Partners today announced that international luxury fashion retailer, Golden Goose is opening a store this year at Canal Place, New Orleans’ premier luxury retail destination. Golden Goose, Italian-based luxury fashion line known for its highly coveted sneakers, will open their first and only Gulf Region location by the end of 2022. They will join world-class brands such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, MCM, Tiffany & Co., lululemon athletica and Anne Fontaine. Canal Place serves as the region’s most sought-after luxury retail center, and regularly draws shoppers from as far away as Mobile, AL and Jackson, MS.
“The addition of Golden Goose continues O’ Connor Capital Partners focus on offering the luxury retailers the market desires,” stated Mark Gianquitti, General Manager of Canal Place. “We are confident that this commitment will yield additional retailers in 2022 and beyond.”
Golden Goose continues its expansion worldwide, opening in New Orleans, at preeminent high-end shopping destination Canal Place, strengthening the brand’s presence in the United States.
The store will carry an exclusive selection of footwear, alongside Men’s and Women’s Ready-to-Wear, Leather Goods, Accessories and Footwear.
Also available will be the brand’s renowned Sneakers Maker service, a celebration of Golden Goose’s Venetian craftsmanship tradition and know-how, giving customers the opportunity to live an exclusive one-to-one co-creation experience with the brand’s artisans. Customers will be able to create a one-of-a-kind sneaker by unleashing their creativity and dreams, making a unique item.
Appointments for a Sneakers Maker experience can be booked directly on the Golden Goose Passport App or by contacting the store.
A multisensory journey into Golden Goose’s roots: spanning a total surface of 2600 square feet, the store is inspired by the brand’s Venetian Headquarters and Italian heritage. Unique Venetian wrapping paper covers the long walls, while the herringbone floor, made of antiqued recovered Italian wood, runs throughout the store. With craftsmanship at its core, the walls are adorned with vintage wood frames, that unveil the brand’s history.
The gold-chromed industrial furnishings feature wheels and travel-stamp like stickers that reminiscence characteristic patches collected while traveling, an homage to the idea of “journey”, one of Golden Goose’s main pillars.