Louis Vuitton duplex to move into Changi’s Terminal 3

By Charlotte Turner |

Changi-Airport-T3-lead A duplex Louis Vuitton store is moving into Changi Airport’s Crystal Garden in Terminal 3’s Departure Transit Hall and will open in January 2018. This is the first time Changi is integrating a feature garden with a retail store.

 

Inspired by artistic floral centrepieces, the new space will be adorned with tiered garden beds featuring a selection of flora and spheres of artisan glass sculptures.

 

The two-storey Louis Vuitton boutique will take centre-stage within the garden and joins the ranks of the Wines & Spirits and Cosmetics & Perfumes duplex stores at the central piazza.

 

Covering 530sqm, this is the first airport store in Asia Pacific to be directly managed by Louis Vuitton, with a ‘strong, tailored product mix that will best fit travellers’ unique preferences’ insists Changi Airport.

 

THE ‘PERFECT’ LOCATION

Mr Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group, says: “We are thrilled to partner Louis Vuitton, with its rich travel heritage, who shares our vision to redefine the future of luxury retail in an airport.

 

1 The DFS Duplex L&T store in Changi T3 - part of a m 'reinvention' of the airport's L&T business across 85,350sq ft over four terminals. L&T currently accounts for 20% of all Changi's concession sales

The new Louis Vuitton will join the DFS duplex Wine & Spirits store at Changi Airport’s T3.

 

“The revolutionary duplex store, set amidst an elegant Crystal Garden, will become a distinctive attraction for passengers who fly through Changi Airport, and we look forward to embarking on an exciting journey of discovery with them when the store opens.”

 

Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, adds: “Louis Vuitton awaits the perfect moment and chooses the perfect place to open a new store.

 

“Singapore Changi Airport is such an important location for us, and we are happy to offer this new store, not only to our Asian customers but also the international travellers who transit by this airport. Louis Vuitton is a brand intrinsically related to the history of modern travel.

 

“Louis Vuitton has refined the Art of Travel since its creation in 1854, constantly developing new innovations. Given the right place and the right timing, it was more than natural for Louis Vuitton to create a space inside Singapore Changi Airport, dedicated to modern travellers.”

 

Changi Airport generated retail sales of S$2.3bn in 2016 from 76,000sq m in commercial space.

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