Residents of the metropolis are spoiled by a huge number of shops with clothes and shoes. In a big city, you can buy a thing that fits the most refined requests. But the fashion store Uniqlo, in St. Petersburg opened a year ago, attracted the attention of the sophisticated audience.
History of the brand
The origins of development of the Japanese label was in 1949 with the brand of men's clothing Ogori Shōji, developed in the town of Ube. The usual modern name appeared much later: in 1984 from the reduction of the original sound Unique Clothing Warehouse. At that time, the store represented multi-brand clothes in Hiroshima. In the 90's, inexpensive and high-quality clothing was on a special account, so the brand received rapid development and universal recognition. A few years later, the first store in London was opened. So the Japanese released their products to the world market. Currently, the company owns more than 1,400 stores around the world.
The debut shop in St. Petersburg opened on the territory of the SEC "Gallery"
Many residents of the Northern capital were eagerly awaiting this event. And it happened on December 3, 2015. The opening of the first Uniqlo store in St. Petersburg has attracted many celebrities in the "Galereya" shopping and entertainment center to a closed review. At the event, famous actors, gallery owners, and artists were seen. The general director of the brand in Russia is Tomoyuki Ota, the executive director is Taku Morikawa. Representatives of the General Consulate of Japan in St. Petersburg and the Society of Japanese-Russian Cooperation came to congratulate the store with the opening . The next day, the Uniqlo store in St. Petersburg opened its doors to everyone who wants to get acquainted with the products of the Japanese brand.
At the heart of the collections are the basic things of various colors, perfectly in harmony with each other. In collections, the same models are always presented in several different tones. A rich color palette retains the original shade even after long socks. Men's, women's and children's range includes T-shirts, knitted and cotton T-shirts, jackets, cardigans, trousers, dresses and jackets, shirts and much more. Uniqlo in St. Petersburg offers the perfect jeans, which sit exactly on the figure. Right in the shop, customers are offered a correction service for the chosen item for full compliance with the parameters. Cashmere clothes are soft and affordable. Especially popular are printed t-shirts with graphic designs. Here you can buy a super thin down jacket with a fantastic weight of 160 grams.
Materials and raw materials
The brand has its own production, so all products are made of natural materials. Thanks to the high-tech process of sewing models, they have good strength and last long, subject to the rules of care for natural fabrics. Used materials: linen, cashmere, cotton, wool, real Japanese denim.
The relevance of models and styles
It may seem that Uniqlo in St. Petersburg is not an attractive store with ordinary clothes. In fact, a successful tandem of Japanese and European designers allowed the brand to create fresh ideas for lovers of fashion and quality things. Uniqlo does not chase seasonal trends, this clothing is relevant at all times. Despite the absence of super fashionable novelties, the brand always offers modern silhouettes.
Picky Japanese manufacturers carefully take care of the quality of their products, but sell it at attractive prices. The cost of certain categories of things does not reach 1000 rubles. This is the main and most significant advantage of Uniqlo in St. Petersburg over its competitors.
Addresses of shops in St. Petersburg
In a short period of time, Uniqlo stores in St. Petersburg opened in four shopping centers. Many Petrograders and guests of the city had time to evaluate the innovative clothes of Heattech, as well as a unique joint with Lemaire collection. Presentations of some models were specially prepared for the opening of Uniqlo in St. Petersburg. Addresses of shops:
- SEC "Gallery" (Ligovsky prospect, 26-38).
- TRK "Leto" (Pulkovskoe highway, house 25, building 1).
- SEC "Peter-Rainbow" (Prospect Kosmonavtov, house 14).
- SEC "Mega Dybenko" (Murmansk highway, 12th kilometer).