Louis Vuitton Singapore makes splash in airport
Louis Vuitton Singapore has opened a spectacular duplex store taking centre stage in the new Crystal Garden in the Terminal 3 departure transit hall at Changi Airport.
The first-ever airport store of its type in south Asia, the store has a theme of travel and features a full-size model of a 1930s French plane suspended from the ceiling, plus “flying machines” carrying the French luxury brand’s signature trunks and suitcases.
A giant digital display surrounds the entrance, and the store has a translucent facade of glass and copper-diamond mesh. Inside, tiered garden beds feature a flowers and spheres containing glass sculptures.
For the opening, an exhibition space on the second floor features antique objects from the Louis Vuitton archives displayed alongside more contemporary pieces.
On the ground floor there is a range of travel-related offerings including men’s and women’s leather goods, ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, watches and fragrances.
Covering 530sqm, it is the first airport store in Asia Pacific to be directly managed by Louis Vuitton, which has had a 37-year presence in Singapore.