Photo: São Paulo, Brazil - Louis Vuitton Open First Global Store in Latin America
On Thursday, Louis Vuitton opened its first global store in Latin America in São Paulo, Brazil.
The 10,620-square-foot is located in the city’s Cidade Jardim mall has a far more luxurious interior design and is substantially larger then regular stores.
The new location also includes a library containing a number of collections along with Louis Vuitton City Guides.
Vuitton describes the guides as being “packed with hidden gems and unique experiences” for the “luxury-minded traveler.” Currently, there are guides for dozens of cities, including, Tokyo, New York City, and Paris.
The store also has the Haute Maroquinerie room, where customers can choose from different types of leather, hardware, and metal to create their own one-of-a-kind Louis Vuitton bags and purses. Once customized, the items are made in Asnières workshop near Paris.
This is the 5th Louis Vuitton store in Sao Paolo, but the first global store.
Vuitton is preparing further expansion for Brazil in 2013 and plan to open additional stores in, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro, and Barra