Following in the foot steps of his first men`s boutique Tom Ford will open his first women's boutique this fall in Osaka, Japan.
Tom Ford already has four men's boutiques in Japan, three in Tokyo; Ginza Mitsukoshi, Yurakcho Hankyu Men's, and Shinjuku Isetan, and one in Osaka at Umeda Hankyu Men's.
Now in his fourth year designing women's wear Tom Ford will pursue a strategy of aggressive growth opening his first women's boutiques at the end of this month in Toronto and Vancouver in Canada followed by a women's wear boutique in this fall in Beijing, then in Osaka with the location rumored for Umeda Hankyu. After the Osaka store opens Tom Ford plans on additional women' wear opening in Paris, Moscow, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Istanbul by the end of this year.
The women's wear collection that will be available at the new Osaka store will consist of ready-to-wear and accessories with the RTW to include a slim jersey tube dress; black leather, glossy satin and crocodile scales embroidered on silk jersey as well as outerwear in the form of puffer jackets and capes made from beaver fur, and hairy alpaca coats in shades of tomato red and taxi yellow.
Is the Japanese female consumer ready for the sophistication and elegance, not to mention the prices of Tom Ford?
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