Iconic Japanese fashion chain Uniqlo has annoucned its second Sydney outlet will be located at the Macquarie Centre in northwestern Sydney.

"The Uniqlo Macquarie store will be 1,514 square metres, housed inside the Macquarie Centre in Sydney’s north. The centre is currently undergoing a $440 million redevelopment to become a world-class shopping destination. It will feature a fresh food market, a premier café and dining precinct, along with a two floor fashion galleria – including 130 fashion stores, with a mix of Australian and International brands," said a Uniqlo spokesperson.

"The store will house a full line-up of Uniqlo apparel heroing the Uniqlo Spring / Summer ’14 collection, which includes a large range of linen, polos and the brand’s internationally acclaimed AIRism range, as well as the brand’s men’s, women’s, kids and babies collections."

Uniqlo currently has two stores in Australia: one in Melbourne and one in the Sydney CBD.

Bryan Hynes, managing director of AMP Capital Shopping Centres, manager of the Macquarie Centre, welcomed Uniqlo's announcement.

“The centre will include a number of international, large-format, fashion brands as well as established local brands, aspirational fashion retailers, unique leisure and lifestyle retailers, and the best fresh food offering in the area," he said.

“For such an established international brand to choose Macquarie Centre as the destination for one of its first stores in Australia reinforces our belief in the strong growth in the Ryde region and the demand for a world-class shopping destination in Sydney’s north.”