Women’s fashion brand Oui’s first UK shop will open in the Bailgate area of Lincoln this weekend.
Posters appeared in the window of the unit in the Bailgate, previously occupied by Chantal the Shoe Studio and Clothing Gallery.
The opening date is set for Saturday, February 16 at 10am. The shop will open Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5pm with possible Sunday hours to be determined in the future.
Oui is a family owned business founded in Germany at the start of the 50s. The company has around 50 stores across Europe, but this will be the first Oui shop in the UK.
Deborah Downing was the co-owner at Chantal and is now the owner at Oui Lincoln:
She told The Lincolnite: “I was approached by Oui to become a partner store with them and they will allow me to continue with the shoe brand we sold at Chantal.
“We have sold the Oui label for the last five years and will now have a bigger selection and a wider range for the public.
“We will be the first Oui store in the UK. It is hugely exciting. They went to look at other places in the country and obviously saw potential in Lincoln.
“I think it will be good and create more footfall. It can only add to what we already have here in the Bailgate.”
Oui Lincoln will sell the company’s unique women’s fashion brand. It will also sell the shoes previously available at Chantal including Kennel & Schmenger, Gabor, Unisa, as well as Bulaggi bags. This season the shop will also sell Jose Saenz shoes
The new store will create one new job. There will be a 15% discount for opening day purchases on Saturday and there will be refreshments available.
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