Wednesday, August 27, 2014

INBM Students Visit DLF Emporio, India's Finest Luxury Destination on 25th August'14

On the 25th of August, 14 students pursuing International Business Management from INLEAD got  an opportunity to visit DLF Emporio shopping mall situated in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. It is one of the first truly zoned luxury malls to open in India.


The owner of the mall is Mr. Rajiv Singh & the Managing Director is Mr. Khattar. Leasing decisions are being taken care of by Ms. Deepti Dhingra & Sr. Vice President is Mr. Dinar Madugar. For Restaurant related leasing formalities DLF Restaurants Ltd is responsible & for rest its DLF Utilities Ltd.

It has four floors having more than 110 brands. The four categories on the basis of which these brand stores are divided are:
1.     Fashion
2.     Jewellery & Watches
3.     Dinning
4.     Lifestyle

The second & third floors have luxury Indian brands whereas rest floors have International brands. It has a 180 seater high end restaurant called Setz with a bar, lounge & section style seating serving 7 International cuisines. It has non DLF restaurant brand called Cavalli Café. Also “On the go café” for quick bites is present at first floor. “OMA” restaurant is run by a Gujral family.

DLF Emporio Mall also has a Citibank ATM designed by Tarun Tahiliani.


On entry it has concierge (which generally is present in 5 star hotels) and they have hands free facility where bell boys are available to carry your bags.

Treasury of Trousseau” event is organized twice a year and this time it’s happening on 20th Sep which runs for 1.5 months. People shopping there get themselves registered in the event and get eligible for daily, weekly mega gifts & draws, hampers, international holidays.



Following are further details about the exclusive brands out there:

·         Cartier à International Jewellery
·         Gem palace, Rose, Diacolor à Indian Jewellery
·         La Praire à Skin care
·         Falguni & Shane Peacockà Indo western dresses
·         Ame-de-Verre à Lifestyle
·         Janavi, Pashma à Pashmina shawls stores
·         Tulsi, Neeru Kumar, Anju Modi (designed Deepika’s dresses for Ramleela movie) à Fashion
·         Kimaya, Casa Paradox, Ogaan, Onsom à Multi designer brand
·         Vanilla Moon à Shoe store
·         AM:PM (Ankur Modi & Priyanka Modi) à Fashion
·         Namrata Joshipura à Cocktail dresses
·         Turquoise & Gold à Beach wear
·         Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna (earlier known as Cue H2O) à Fashion
·         Juditch Leiber à Customized clutches
·         Worship & gentlemen tonic à Spa, Saloon
·         Celler à Wines, alcohol & Cigars
·         Entertainment Design Co. à Wedding cards (even done for Amitabh Bachchan)
·         Louis Vuitton à Leather
·         Dior à Cosmetics
·         Jimmy Chooà exclusive shoes
·         Fendi  à Italian Fashion
·         Gucci à Luxury fashion
·         Bottega Veneta à Leather goods – clutches
·         Salvatore Ferragamo à Italian luxury multi brand store
·         Armani Junior, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani
·         Delhi Art Gallery
·         Ethos watches, Kapoor Watch Co., Chopard, Vacheron Constantin, Opus à Watches
·         Jaystrongwater & Bernardaud à Fashion & home furnishings – crockery of 2 different brands at one store
·         Daum & Lilique -->  both brands franchised by Mr. Suraj à crystal pieces
·         Tumi à Trolley bags
·         Tarun Tehliani, Raghvendra, Suneet Verma, Indian by Manish Arora à Bridal
·         Patine à For above age of 40 people
·         Kotwara à International couture brand
·         Vertu à Luxury mobile phones
·         Les Petits à India’s first multi brand luxury store for kids’ apparel & furniture (baby Dior, Min blumerine, Young Versace, Fendi Kids)
·         Micheal Kors à World-renowned, award winning designer of luxury accessories & ready-to-wear.
·         Tomford à Made-to-measure Suits, Luggage, handcrafted shoes & sportswear.


Overall it was a great experience to explore exclusive luxury brands & to know about their specialties.

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