Many luxury retailers are thinking globally by expanding into new markets, new destinations, and of course, new fashion hotspots. This fall luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci, Ralph Lauren, and Saks Fifth Avenue will open in Almatay,Kazakstan at the Esentai Mall. An opening party was held on October 19th to honor the occasion.
The event featured a champagne and cocktail reception with live performances on the red carpet, and a fashion show. Guests included supermodel Eva Herzigova and Teresa Maxova. The Esentai Mall is part of Capital Partners’ wider Esentai Park development in Almaty that will also comprise of offices, a luxury hotel,(The Ritz Carlton perhaps?) and residential towers. Kazakhstan, is known as the financial center of Central Asia, and has become one of the fastest emerging markets in leisure and business.