The retailer is best known for bespoke hand crafted leather products, fashion accessories, stationery items, and home ware (Photo Credit: Nappa Dori).


INDIAN luxury leather goods retailer, Nappa Dori opened its first European store in London earlier this week.

Hand-crafted bags and luggage retailer’s 1400 square feet space in Seven Dials on Monmouth Street is in addition to its seven-store network in India and an outlet in the Maldives.

The boutique will also include the brand’s café concept Café Dori, which will serve traditional beverages such as chai (tea) to its customers.

The brand was founded in 2010 in India’s capital city, Delhi by designer Gautam Sinha, 38.

Sinha is also the creative director of his Nappa Dori.

The retailer is best known for bespoke handcrafted leather products, fashion accessories, stationery items, and homeware.

Commenting on his brand’s entry into London, Sinha said: “The high volume of tourists and locals who frequent the stylish streets of Seven Dials made it the obvious choice for our first UK and European venture.

“After seeing so much success across our Indian portfolio, embarking upon this new market is a natural next step and has always been a key goal for our business. The unique community of Seven Dials is the perfect location for us to start this adventure.”

Sinha also exports his products to the US, France, the UK, Japan, Finland, and other countries.

He also supplies in-room leather accessories for Dubai based hotels. Sinha’s famous clients include notable Indian filmmakers and actors.