THE PEARL-QATAR WELCOMES: CALVIN KLEIN COLLECTION
New York, USA and Doha, Qatar - December 23, 2010: Calvin Klein Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation [NYSE: PVH], announced the latest Calvin Klein Collection freestanding store is open in Porto Arabia at The Pearl-Qatar in Doha. This marks the brands' third store in the Middle East, with the first two stores located in Dubai.
The Calvin Klein Collection store spans approximately 1,500 square feet and is located in Porto Arabia, home to a renowned mix of designer fashion brands spread along a beautiful 3.5km promenade, situated on The Pearl-Qatar, a multi-billion dollar offshore island and one of the largest urban development projects in Qatar. The Pearl-Qatar will house over 2 million square feet of retail space upon completion. The Island's superior environment provides the perfect setting for the first Calvin Klein Collection store in Doha.
The store showcases Calvin Klein Collection's men's and women's apparel designed by the brands' award-winning creative directors - Francisco Costa (women's) and Italo Zucchelli (men's). Additional Calvin Klein Collection offerings are also featured, including accessories, footwear, belts, eyewear, fragrances, watches, and jewelry.
The shop's interior features a range of shades and textures of white, including an all-white glass floor and mirror polished stainless steel rods. The sleek all white environment was designed to create an unobtrusive backdrop for the women's and men's seasonal looks.
This Calvin Klein Collection store location is the brands' latest freestanding store and is operated by the United Fashion Company (UFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of United Development Company (UDC), master-developer of The Pearl-Qatar.
Calvin Klein, Inc. is one of the leading fashion design and marketing studios in the world. It designs and markets women's and men's designer collection apparel and a range of other products that are manufactured and marketed through an extensive network of licensing agreements and other arrangements worldwide. Brands/lifestyles include Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, and Calvin Klein Underwear. Product lines under the various Calvin Klein brands include apparel, accessories, shoes, sleepwear, hosiery, socks, swimwear, belts, eyewear, watches, jewelry, coats, suits, fragrances, and cosmetics, as well as products for the home. For more information, visit calvinklein.com.
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, one of the world's largest apparel companies, owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands worldwide. It is the world's largest shirt and neckwear company and markets a variety of goods under its own brands, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, IZOD, ARROW, Bass and G.H. Bass & Co., and its licensed brands, including Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Sean John, Chaps, Trump, JOE Joseph Abboud, DKNY and Timberland. For more information, visit pvh.com.