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Givenchy to Madison Avenue: We're Back, Baby

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Last month, Givenchy CEO Sebastian Suhl noted that an "uptown Manhattan" storefront would be part of the French brand's major retail push. Now the store has an address: 747 Madison Avenue, right next to the new-ish Alexander McQueen store. Previously, Givenchy occupied 710 Madison Avenue, but shuttered that boutique in 2008.

The new store will encompass 2,800 square feet in a double-height space complete with mezzanine. The brand agreed to a 15 year lease and is targeting at holiday 2014 opening date.
· Givenchy returning to Madison Avenue [NY Post]
· Givenchy Opening Uptown Next Year, Won't Be 'Cookie-Cutter' [Racked NY]

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747 Madison Avenue, NYC