Global superbrand Gucci is to open its first Scottish shop.

The store on one of the country’s most prestigious shopping streets will be the fashion giant’s only UK standalone retail offering outside London.

The business team revealed plans were under way earlier last month.

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It has now been confirmed the luxury Italian brand will be opening its first standalone store outside of London in Edinburgh later this year.

It will occupy an impressive corner location - formerly Hugo BOSS and Caffé Nero - and will span over 4,700 square metres of retail space.

The Herald: The store is expected to open later this yearThe store is expected to open later this year (Image: Tony Marsh)

We told how the company had applied for permission to do £750,000 worth of work across two units.

The Multrees Walk site in Edinburgh is considered to be a sought-after high-end brand showcase.

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It is currently home to major brands including Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Canada Goose, with luxury car brand Genesis also recently taking space on the walk.

Owner Nuveen describes the street as "the essence of luxury shopping".

A building warrant to fit out the two units was submitted to the City of Edinburgh Council on behalf of the Italian fashion superbrand.