French luxury giant Hermes is to open fewer new stores over the next five years to protect its high-end image from over-exposure.
To celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary in China, Louis Vuitton has opened its first Maison in Shanghai on July 21.
LVMH has opened a Louis Vuitton jewelry store on Paris’s Place Vendome, in an effort to expand the brand’s image within in the global luxury jewelry market.
Luxury department store Harrods has just opened a new Louis Vuitton store situated in The Central Hall on the Ground Floor.
The London space is designed to be a showroom for the carmaker’s new premium brand BMW i, based around electric and hybrid engines.
BMW has opened a flagship store in Paris, set to be the first of an Apple-like network of ‘experience stores’.
Paul Smith is planning to open 24 stores in China over the next five years in its second attempt at tapping the country’s booming luxury market.
Louis Vuitton has created 3 special-order tea trunks carrying tea sets designed by Hsiao Fan Pottery Art to celebrate the opening of its Taipei 101 Maison.
The BMW Group has opened the world’s largest showroom for BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and BMW motorcycles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Motors, the BMW Group’s long-standing importer for the region, has invested around AED 300 million (approx. $82 million) in the new 35,000-square-metre showroom over its three-year construction. Located … Continued
With the opening of the first Louis Vuitton Maison in Italy on 29th January 2012, the world renowned trunk and luggage-maker marks a major achievement in its history. Louis Vuitton’s 14th Maison is called Roma Etoile. It was designed by the architect Peter Marino who renovated this former Cinema Corso in a modern artistic way. … Continued
Luxury brand Montblanc, is opening one of the worldʼs most innovative concept stores, with the launch of its four-storey interactive Boutique in Sanlitun, Beijing. This is the largest Montblanc Boutique anywhere in the world and by far the brandʼs most audacious, creative and technologically interactive concept store yet. Visitors are invited to take an audio-operated … Continued
Italian fashion house Versace recently opened its first boutique in Milan dedicated to kids’ line Young Versace, geared toward boys and girls from 0 to 12 years old. Young Versace is located on the ground floor of the company’s headquarters on Via Borgospesso and is quite small at 538 square feet. The store will offer … Continued
Luxury Swiss retail giant Richemont, owner of such brands as Cartier, Piaget and Jaeger-LeCoultre, is to open the world’s largest shop for luxury watches in Paris. Business Montres quoted an internal memo saying a three-storey 2,200 square metre (24,000 square foot) shop would open early 2013. The shop would take over the premises of the … Continued
Tom Ford thinks consumers would be ‘surprised’ by the number of men who secretly wear cosmetics. The designer made a personal appearance at department store Bergdorf Goodman in New York last week for the opening of his in-store Tom Ford Beauty Boutique. The creator revealed in a video interview with style.com that he also expects … Continued
For a city that prides itself on being one of the world’s great shopping destinations, 2011 has been a stellar year for Hong Kong. Major brands such as Apple and Hogan have already created much fanfare with the opening of flagship and a concept store here, respectively. And the shopping landscape was extended further Tuesday … Continued
Louis Vuitton is celebrating two premieres: its first luxury concept store in the region, and its first ‘Island Maison,’ a multi-storey shopping location on a private island. Located in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the Maison built by star architect Peter Marino sells women’s and men’s collections, Louis Vuitton’s jewelry as well as design and … Continued
Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin has opened its 28th boutique—and its first-ever in the United States—on New York’s Madison Avenue. The new outpost will join Vacheron Constantin’s existing boutiques in other cosmopolitan capitals like Moscow, Shanghai, Dubai and Geneva. Ideally situated on the corner of 64th Street and Madison Avenue, in a historic building reminiscent of a … Continued
Louis Vuitton has made a spectacular airport debut in association with The Shilla Duty Free at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport. The 550sq m Incheon store is dedicated to Louis Vuitton’s passion for travel. It features leathergoods, women’s and men’s shoes, belts, ties, textiles, fashion, jewellery, sunglasses, watches and other accessories.
Christian Louboutin has been selling 25 pairs, costing hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars, in his first-ever men’s store in Paris that opened in August. Apparently, the more lavish models are most popular, with Louboutin saying that his male customers “come in and they say, ‘What do you have with studs?’” And that his studded … Continued
Italian brand Roberto Cavalli has announced that it will open its first Japan flagship store in September, with the designer behind the label to visit Tokyo to mark the opening of the boutique in early November. The store is located in the city’s upmarket Aoyama district and will also be the first directly owned and … Continued