Louis Vuitton opens first Lebanon store
"For many years, the maison has maintained strong relations with Lebanese clientele and is proud to reiterate its engagement by offering a new store which respects the Beirutis' heritage and patrimony," said brand executive manager Yves Carcelle at the opening, which was attended by Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Louis Vuitton, a brand of luxury goods maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, is the latest name to appear in Beirut's designer-studded central district.
Lebanon also lays claim to a group of red carpet favourites, including Georges Chakra, Basil Soda, Georges Hobeika, Rabih Kayrouz and Hollywood haute coutouriste Elie Saab.
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