Christian Dior opened its first Australasian flagship boutique in Sydney last week, reflecting continued demand for luxury fashion despite the tough economic climate.
Oscar de la Renta has opened a giant 3,000 square ft (280 square meter) space in London’s stylish Soho district. The new Mount Street boutique is his first in the UK and will function as a flagship for his designs.
Renowned macaron maker Ladurée has expanded its sweets repertoire with the opening of an opulent chocolate boutique in Paris near the Tuileries Gardens.
Louis Vuitton has opened a new “winter resort” store in one of the most sought-after seasonal destinations, Gstaad, Switzerland.
Italian menswear brand Corneliani has opened a prestigious new flagship store in Shanghai’s Citic Square, the exclusive shopping center on one of China’s most famous commercial and luxury-oriented streets, the West Nanjing Road.