H&M unveils NZ opening date

By Aimee Shaw

H&M in midtown New York. The clothing chain is known for hip, budget fashion. Photo / Getty Images
H&M in midtown New York. The clothing chain is known for hip, budget fashion. Photo / Getty Images

International clothing retailer H&M has announced it will open the doors to its first New Zealand store on October 1.

The 2,300 square metre store, located in the Sylvia Park shopping mall in Auckland, will span two floors and is being described as offering shoppers "an exciting new retail experience".

H&M Australia and New Zealand manager Hans Andersson said he was excitied at the store's arrival in this country.

"We are excited to be making progress on our arrival in New Zealand and look forward to welcoming customers through the doors of H&M at Sylvia Park on the 1st of October," Andersson said.

H&M's Auckland store will house a wide selection of brands including David Beckham's Modern Selection collection and the H&M AW16 Studio collection featured in Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.

It will also showcase apparel and clothing concepts for men, women and children.

Doors to the store will open to the public at 10am October 1.

- NZ Herald

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