French lifestyle brand Marie Claire has now entered into the beauty and wellness vertical in India with the launch of Marie Claire Salon, Wellness and Academy. The brand officially forayed in India with an extravagant fashion parade that saw full attendance from celebrities, business personalities and social glitterati. The event hosted by noted beauty entrepreneur Vandana Bhardwaj saw Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan as chief guest, Sundhanshu Pandey, Gaurav Chopra, Kiku Sharda, Putul Guha, Vijay Galani, Kumar Mangat, Vindu Dara Singh, Shabbir Boxwala among others grace the launch.
Marie Claire spans 28 markets, engages and connects with more than 90 million women around the world. Fuelling the modern woman’s fact-paced, style-rich life, Marie Claire is her go-to-guide for statement–making fashion, beauty, culture and entertainment. Mumbai based B2C Network is the exclusive licensee of Marie Claire Salon & Wellness as well as IIWA in India.
Announcing the launch Roberto Bre, CEO, Private Collection & Co. (Marie Claire Paris) says, “We are extremely delighted to announce Marie Claire Salon & Wellness in India. For generations Marie Claire brand has captivated women with its smart, trend setter, stylish and great appetite for life. This philosophy of Marie Claire will be reflected in the Marie Claire Salon & Wellness, thus taking the engagement with our clients in India to the next level. We will proactively respond to the demands of this market by deliver wonderful experiences consistently”.
Vandana Bhardwaj, Director, Marie Claire Salon & Wellness India says, “We are proud to become the exclusive licensee of Marie Claire Salon & Wellness as well as IIWA in India. Marie Claire aims to have 20 unisex salons in next 3 years with focus primarily on engaging clients by offering them high quality services in an international ambience at affordable prices. All salons and academies in India will be Franchisee owned. We will soon appoint master franchisees across various regions. The brand would initially focus on major metros, Tier 1, Tier 2 cities before expanding its footprint to smaller towns. All our salons will be established in high street zones and premium retail hubs drawing huge footfalls. We look forward to achieve a sizeable market share for Marie Claire Salon & Wellness in India”.
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