Aquazzura Expands with Opening of First US Store in Bal Harbour

48First implements IT infrastructure for Aquazzura Bal Harbour Boutique.

Miami, FL, January 19, 2016 --( Aquazzura, one of the most buzzed about young footwear brands in the luxury market with stores in London and Florence has opened its first US Store location at Bal Harbour Shops.

The store features the brand’s signature black-and-white stripes that are a feature of all Aquazzura stores, accented with tropical touches, such as flamingo wallpaper and palm trees.

The brand’s new pop up store is filled with the house’s signature and award winning footwear, from demure flats to the sexiest of stilettos.

The company’s founder Edgardo Osorio born in Colombia, who spent his childhood between Miami and London, combines his eye for drop-dead glamour, his passion for modern design and his hand for luxury craftsmanship into desirable footwear.

Aquazzura shoes can be seen on the feet of trendsetters and Hollywood stars, European royalty and fashion insiders around the globe; high profile celebrities like Julianne Moore, Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Kidman, Rihanna, Charlize Theron, Beyoncé, Diane Kruger, amongst many other.

Aquazzura is also sold at high-end retail establishments such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bergdorf Goodman.

The IT systems and infrastructure for the new store were designed and built by 48First, and include high-end sound and closed-circuit television. The more technical aspects of the store were designed to complement the brand’s design and retail aesthetics.

"Aquazzura was in need of an experienced fashion and retail luxury IT company which can help them with their expansion in the US and we’re enthusiastic about our involvement with this growing brand. We feel this will be a positive collaboration between technology and design," says 48First CEO Peter Mogollón.

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48First is a pioneer and leader in the Managed IT Services and Retail Infrastructure for luxury fashion, retail and footwear. With decades of expertise, experience and time-tested networking solutions; 48First provides quality service at very affordable prices. Based in New York City. For more information about 48First please visit

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