Having sold Jimmy Choo, JAB is looking to find new homes for the two remaining luxury brands in its portfolio.
It’s unclear how much of the company the owners are willing to give up, according to sources.
The capsule collection of bags will make its retail debut on Sept. 1 at stores including Net-a-Porter, Printemps and Saks Fifth Avenue.
L.K. Bennett is the latest label to set the scene in the British capital, following Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors and The Outnet.
GBL had taken an initial 3 percent stake in the British brand in March and has also taken a stake in Adidas.
Kors had been in the running alongside Inter Parfums and CVC Capital Partners.
The collection, dubbed by Anderson “universal and quirky,” launches Sept. 19.
The French company is said to be working with Chinese private equity concern Hony Capital on a bid.
“He is the king of shoes,” says Naomi Campbell in the film’s trailer.