The Armani Group has opened an Emporio Armani flagship store in New York. Covering an area of 6.000 square ft, the two-storey boutique is located in 601 Madison Avenue.

The store offers the complete Emporio Armani collections for men and women. In addition, it also offers Emporio Armani Underwear, the AJ | Armani Jeans line and the EA7 sports collection, as well as an assorted range of accessories including Emporio Armani watches, glasses and jewellery.

The interior has been conceived and designed by Giorgio Armani and his team of architects in Milan. The collection is displayed in full height black glass full height wardrobes with silver fabric internal coverings. The accessories are displayed in a central position on transparent fixtures surrounding grey silk carpets.

The opening is part of a US retail expansion program taking place this year, which includes new stores in  Chicago, San Diego and Santa Monica.

The Armani Group’s exclusive distribution network includes 650 boutiques worldwide (both directly owned and freestanding third-party-run stores): 87 Giorgio Armani boutiques, 2 Giorgio Armani Accessori boutiques, 196 Emporio Armani stores, 33 Armani Collezioni stores, 244 A/X Armani Exchange stores, 21 AJ | Armani Jeans stores, 12 Armani Junior stores and 29 Armani/Casa stores, in 46 countries.