From bespoke suits to bamboo socks, Menlyn has men covered
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre is looking forward to the opening of some fantastic international and local menswear stores in November 2016, to cater for the fashion-conscious man, including Fabiani, Bagozza, Tread+Miller and Markham. The shopping centre, in the capital city of Tshwane, is undergoing a R2-billion redevelopment that will make it the largest in Africa, with over 500 retail outlets, a food and entertainment court, and parking for 8 250 cars. Another great feature will be Central Park, an open air piazza with a host of restaurants. Shoppers can also take advantage of extended shopping hours that will start from 24 November 2016 when the redevelopment is complete.
Olive Ndebele, the general manager of Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, points out that fashion is no longer the sole domain of women. “Men have become just as interested in keeping up with the latest trends, so we’re extremely excited to have the best menswear stores coming to Menlyn,” she says.
Prestigious international brand Bagozza, known for its quality, elegance and exceptional eye for detail, will be joined by a range of top-tier local menswear stores.
The House of Bossellino, established in South Africa in 2011, specialises in formal and casual apparel and footwear, selling top labels including, Damat, Abbliamento Versace and Stefano Bemer.
As the leader in menswear fashion and denim in South Africa, Markham has over 140 years of experience in menswear and leads urban, street-style fashion and denim in Africa. The Menlyn Park Shopping Centre outlet at 1250 m² will be its largest store ever and will encompass The Tech Bar, where you can get your social-media fix and charge your phone. There will also be “chill spots” where the ladies can relax and check out their guys in their latest threads. Relay Jeans housed in Markham – has nothing but the freshest looks to see in the latest in trends for the youthful and energetic guy who sets trends and doesn’t follow them. Their pinboards in the store carry unique fixtures with denim-on-denim showing their originality and authentic style authority.
Tread+Miller is a unique footwear and accessories destination dedicated to the style-focused man. On-trend brands will be central to this great new store, in which masculine smells of cologne and leather will put shoppers completely at ease.
Carducci will be opening its second flagship store at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre and will house both men’s and women’s collections under one roof. The store will include a VIP area where expert consultants can advise discerning shoppers on their wardrobe. Suits can be made to order, and an on-site tailor will be available for immediate alterations.
Sartoria Milano, home to master tailors have been crafting high-end garments since its inception in 1980. By bringing together the best of European fabrics that are blended in Italy and impeccable tailoring they are well versed with international menswear trends and contemporary cuts. There has never been a better time to be bespoke.
Since 1978, Fabiani has been the Leading Premium Menswear Retailer in South Africa. The much anticipated Fabiani will be opening a luxurious flagship store in Menlyn Pretoria this November, which will offer the exclusive Fabiani Collection, G- Star Raw, Happy Socks and the Magic Smell of Comme Des Garcons.
And last but not least, Cape Town sock specialist Nic Harry will be bringing to Pretoria its limited-edition bold and daring socks, made with soft and luxurious bamboo fibres.
Menlyn Park Shopping Centre is thrilled to be launching its new unique shopping experience after two years of extensive redevelopment. The mall will showcase 500 stores with a lettable floor space of 177 000m², making Menlyn Park the largest mall in Africa.