Paul Smith, the iconic British fashion brand, is to open his first store in Manchester.
A 10-year lease was signed with M&G Real Estate and into for the 3,000 sq ft space near Manchester Arndale.
Paul Smith is a brand known globally with shops in the likes of Paris, Milan, New York and Hong Kong.
Founded in Nottingham in the early 70s, the brands next expansion will be back on British soil.
The store, set to open on New Cathedral Street, will join a string of luxury stores.
Colin Finn, regional director at into commented on behalf of the joint venture: “We are really excited to be adding such an iconic British fashion brand to Manchester’s city centre line up.
“Paul Smith’s arrival in the city demonstrates the strength of Manchester as a core must trade location for leading fashion brands.”
The store is expected to open this autumn.