India’s Reliance Retail has launched a premium fashion and lifestyle store brand Azorte, which offers customers premium international and contemporary Indian fashion merchandise, in Bengaluru. Azorte will house both global trends and contemporary Indian fashion with offerings ranging from western and Indian wear to footwear, fashion accessories, and more.
Designed with fashion-forward consumers in mind, the new store format includes several tech-enabled interventions such as smart trial rooms, fashion discovery stations, endless aisles, and self-checkout kiosks, according to a press release by Reliance Retail.
“The mid-premium fashion segment is one of fastest growing consumer segments as millennials and the Gen-Z are increasingly demanding the latest of international and contemporary Indian fashion. Azorte offers wardrobe must-haves for the fashion forward customers of new India. The store has best-in-class tech interventions that will enhance the customer journey leading to a superior shopping experience,” said Akhilesh Prasad, CEO, fashion and lifestyle – Reliance Retail.
“Azorte is India’s first fashion NeoStore that offers high-street fashion with on-trend styles and classics reinvented – shoppers can future-proof their wardrobe with Azorte. They can express their authentic and uncompromising take on style with the best of western wear, Indian wear, kidswear, footwear, fashion accessories, home, beauty, and more,” said Rakesh Jallipally, VP & business head, Azorte.
Azorte, a house of brands with a curated collection, is the latest addition to Reliance Retail’s fashion and lifestyle portfolio that has adopted a multi-format approach to cater to all consumer segments. The elegantly designed stores will house both own and co-created lines, added the release.
With a store size of around 18,000 square feet, the first Azorte store opened its doors at 1 MG-Lido Mall, MG Road, Bengaluru. The company plans to ramp up the store’s presence across key markets over the coming months.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (NB)