Established in Florence in 1921 and now one of the world’s most distinguished fashion brands, Gucci will join a premium collection of 13 new brands at Sydney Airport, including Tiffany & Co, Kate Spade New York, Burberry, Max Mara, Michael Kors, TUMI, Emporio Armani and Hugo BOSS.
The airport promises that Gucci's 147 square-metre store interior will pay homage to the brand’s elegant store character, embellished with rosewood, marble and warm polished metals to create a luxurious and contemporary backdrop for the collections, while the exterior will boast a striking double-height eight-metre façade.
It is certainly optimistic that Terminal 1 will soon become one of Sydney’s leading fashion destinations, offering an international retail mix designed to deliver more choice and value to customers.
“Gucci is one of the world’s most respected luxury brands and we are thrilled to announce it will call Sydney Airport home next year," says Sydney Airport's general manager for retai,l Glyn Williams
"We will soon boast the largest concentration of luxury retailers of any airport in Australia and we are very excited to offer our international passengers a truly exceptional shopping experience."
The arrival of Gucci forms part of Sydney Airport’s wider improvements program to create a world-class airport experience.
Gucci will open at Sydney Airport’s T1 International terminal, located after customs, in the first quarter of 2017.