Furla is drawing out plans to open its first boutique at the Palladium Mall, Mumbai this autumn. According to sources, Genesis Luxury Fashion which is backed by L Capital, the private equity arm of the luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton is behind bringing Furla to India, either through a joint venture or licensing route. A Genesis Luxury spokesperson confirmed the deal with Furla but declined to provide details. Sanjay Kapoor-founded Genesis Luxury markets several global luxury brands in India, including Burberry, Canali and Georgio Armani, either through a franchise agreement or a joint venture. Recently, Furla launched its mono-brand openings in Rome, Paris, London, Munich, Hong Kong and Beijing. Furla which was formed by the Furlanetto family in 1927 is based in Bologna, Italy. Currently, it has a distribution network in 63 countries. There are five subsidiaries which are in the US, France, Japan, Hong Kong and Korea.