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					Ermenegildo Zegna Opens Flagship Store in Mumbai, India
India, Mumbai – May 29th, 2007 – The Ermenegildo Zegna Group, the world leader in luxury men’s clothing
officiate its first directly operated flagship store in India at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower. This new
opening is an integral part of Zegna’s worldwide expansion plans. Also, it establishes a new pillar for the
Zegna brand in India, being one of the first luxury brands under the new Foreign Investment Promotion
Board’s guideline for Foreign Direct Investment in single brand retail, to enter the Indian market with a
majority investment of 51%.

“We are extremely excited about the new flagship store and the Zegna brand in India.” commented Dr Paolo
Zegna, Chairman of Ermenegildo Zegna Group, who was present at the religious Indian puja ceremony to
inaugurate the opening of the store. “This reinforces our pioneering spirit and we are proud to be the first
majority owned Italian luxury brand to enter this dynamic and prosperous market. Zegna has almost 100
years of heritage in quality and innovation, our discerning Indian customers that shop abroad can now have
all the Zegna collections at home in India. I believe the timing is perfect considering the tremendous growth
that is taking place in India.”

The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower opened in the year 1903 completed its 100 years a few years back. It
brings together Moorish, Oriental and Florentine styles of architecture and is a beautiful heritage landmark of
Mumbai facing the Arabian Sea Front and the Gateway of India.

Located in the most prestigious section of the century old Heritage Wing of the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower,
this 3000 sq ft. boutique is the largest luxury boutique in India and the first to have has its own street access
with a feel of a free standing store. Designed by Architects Gianmaria and Roberto Beretta in Milan, the store
utilizes a variety of colours, natural textures and furnishing details to distinguish between the different
collections inside the store, always keeping intact the Zegna heritage of timeless style and sophisticated
elegance.

All lines are available at the new flagship store: Ermenegildo Zegna known for its sartorial style and refined
elegance, Zegna Sport - a collection of urban casual and performance sportswear; and Z Zegna, the modern
fashion forward label of the Group. Leather accessories, including shoes, bags and small leather
accessories are also available. For our connoisseurs of superlative expression, Zegna’s exclusive Su Misura
service is offered where the discerning customers can their have their suits, shirts and ties made to measure
using the finest Zegna fabrics, according to their individual tastes and preferences.

The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is the world leader in luxury men’s clothing. The Group is still a “family
business” and is managed by the fourth generation of the family: Paolo as Chairman, Ermenegildo as CEO,
Anna, Benedetta, Laura and Renata Zegna. It has a yearly output of 2.3 million meters of fabric, 600,000 suit
units, 1.6 million sportswear items, and 1.75 million textile accessories. It employs more than 6,000 staff
worldwide and has achieved a gross revenue of €779.4 million Euro in 2006, 90% of which is derived from
clothing and accessories, 10% from textiles, and over 86% of all sales are exported. At the end of 2006, the
Ermenegildo Zegna Group has 501 mono brand points-of-sale in the world, of which 198 are fully owned.
Ermenegildo Zegna Flagship Boutique - Mumbai




Location:              The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower
                       Apollo Bunder
                       Mumbai – 400 001
                       Tel: (022) 2283 2000

Opening Hours:         10:00am to 9:00pm, Mondays to Sundays

Official Opening:      15th May, 2007

Architects:            Gianmaria and Roberto Beretta
                       Studio Architettura Beretta Associatti

Area:                  3000 sqft

Furnishing:            Rosewood and walnut for niches and furniture. Leather stitched shelves. Crema
                       marfile stone and wood flooring.

Merchandise:           Ermenegildo Zegna, Upper Casual, Z Zegna, Zegna Sport, Leather Accessories,
                       Fragrances and Eyewear.




For more information, please contact:

Himadri Mishra
Marketing & PR Coordinator
Zegna South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
Taj Mahal Palace and Tower
Apollo Bunder
Mumbai-400 001
Tel: (022) 2283 2000
Fax: (022) 2283 0112
Email: himadri.mishra@gmail.com

				
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