Spanish brand Balenciaga, now owned by luxurious giant Kering, has not been present in India so considerably. Reliance plans to launch the brand at its upcoming Jio Globe Centre mall in Mumbai, sources mentioned.
E-mails sent to Reliance Brands, Kering and Balenciaga went unanswered until the time of going to press.
Founded in 1895 by Cristobal Balenciaga in the Basque region of Spain, Balenciaga was obtained by Kering in 2001. Aside from Balenciaga, other manufacturers in Kering’s portfolio contain Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Alexander Mcqueen, Ulysse Nardin, Boucheron