Global fashion retailer, LC Waikiki opened their first store in the Western Cape at Tyger Valley Shopping Centre on Saturday, December 8, 2018. LC Waikiki offers on-trend, well-priced clothing for all occasions for women, men and children with the brand philosophy of “Everyone deserves to dress well”.
The Tyger Valley store is the third LC Waikiki store in South Africa, following the Menlyn Park and Sandton City branches that opened earlier this year. With the South African stores now open, the retailer is operating in 43 countries with over 900 stores worldwide.
Presented by local celebrity, Liezel van der Westhuizen, the VIP store opening event on Saturday, December 8, showcased the versatile variety of clothing LC Waikiki has to offer South Africans through a fashion show designed by Mary Reynolds of SA Fashion Week fame. Featuring international and local models, with cameo’s by Katlego Maboe and Roxy Louw, the versatility of the range was showcased as models moved from morning to evening outfits and everything in between.
The 2018 Spring-Summer collection is a modern twist on classics and includes a range of themes from Luxe Utility, Casual Friday, Shiney Sport and 90s Glam, to Retro Marine and Into the Wild themes with wildlife prints and earthy tones as well as Nature Calls featuring flower and butterfly motifs.
The children’s collection is colourful and vibrant with hues of pink, lilac and blue. To introduce the clothing to all Tyger Valley shoppers, a 20 percent discount for all purchases was given to shoppers for the opening weekend.
“LC Waikiki brings affordable on trend clothing to a very competitive retail market, including weekly specials from LC Waikiki’s exclusive designers. Globally LC Waikiki sells approximately 436 million garments per year employing 42 000 employees in the more than 900 stores,” said Yesim Mis, LC Waikiki sub-Saharan country manager.
“We’re opening two more stores by February, one in Durban and another in Johannesburg. We’re very excited to be investing in the South African fashion sector and becoming a part of the national retail landscape.”