Flamboyant Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli will open two luxury clubs in 2011 in Russia, reported by Russian press. One will be opened in Moscow, and the second one in Saint Petersburg. Cavalli’s partner in Russia will be the founder and owner of the Azerbaijani TV channel ATV – Sahib Ibragimov.
The first Cavalli Club was opened in 2008 in Florence, now the chain includes three clubs – in Florence, Milan and Dubai. In addition to the dance floor and dining hall, there are also showrooms inside exhibiting Italian fashionista jewelry, watches, accessories and clothing.
According to the Penny Lane Realty agency, establishing new entertainment venue will cost Cavalli approximately 2 million euro. At the moment the designer is looking for a space to rent for his luxurious project. Cavalli has a number of strict requirements to the venue: it should be located in the downtown area and have convenient entrance and parking. It is understood that Cavalli is interested in the building with history. For Instance, his nightclub in Florence is located a 15th century deconsecrated church
Mercury, one of the largest luxury goods sellers in Russia and Cavalli’s long term partner in Moscow, is not involved in the project. According to the local experts the future club will be 100 percent successful in Moscow due to the fact that Russians endure huge interest for glamour and overindulgence; and it is directly associated with Cavalli brand. As designer himself defines Cavalli Clubs’ style, ‘Excess is success’.