New York City Scottish company Hunter Boot, makers of iconic Wellington boots and accessories, will open its first U.S. store in March, at the new Limelight Marketplace retail center in Manhattan, opening in March.
The 270-sq.-ft. Hunter Boot shop will highlight the brand’s signature rubber “wellys” and colorful sock collection for men, women and children. Additional styles will be features with select accessories.
Located in a 163-year old venue whose former tenants ranged from a church to an infamous nightclub, Limelight Marketplace is described as a three-story “festival of shops,” with elaborate facades and varied designs that envoke the feeling of a stroll down a marvelous European street.
It is providing a unique “turn-key” solution for start-ups and established brands looking for a presence in the New York City retail market.