Armani announces the opening of an Emporio Armani store in Incheon
International Airport, South Korea. The retail space covers over 90 square
metres on one floor.
The new store
design embodies Giorgio Armani' s vision of the modern, cosmopolitan fashion
lifestyle that Emporio Armani represents. The store offers the complete Emporio
Armani collection for men and women including formal and casual wear,
sportswear, leather accessories, watches, eyewear, and jewellery.
Armani designed the new store himself with a team of in-house architects
following the image of the recently opened Emporio Armani stores in London -
Brompton Road, Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi airport, Milan - Malpensa airport and
Paris, Charles De Gaulle Airport S3.
is made of black vinyl tatami while the walls feature black glass which contrasts with inserts of
bright marmorino. The ceiling features black glossy glass alternating with
marmorino panels. A large screen projecting the current collections dominates
the entrance of the store. Displays in black glass and minimalist fixtures
complete the environment. The overall impression is of modernity mixed with the
essence of Emporio Armani in an unexpected and elegant way to create the
perfect surrounding for the collections.
Armani said "Incheon International Airport is one of the world's most
important travel hubs, which now offers an exceptional brackdrop for travel
retail. This new Emporio Armani store therefore represents an important
addition to our fast-growing network of travel retail locations."
International airport is one of the key locations included in the Armani
group's ongoing fast-track expansion programme in the duty free and travel
freestanding Emporio Armani stores opened in the last three years at Rome's
Fiumicino airport, Zurich's international airport, London - Heathrow T3, Guam
at DFS Galleria, Tokyo's Narita Airport Terminal 1, Buenos Aires' Ezeiza
airport, Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi airport, Milan - Malpensa Airport and Charles
De Gaulle Airport the Armani group's programme of openings is well underway
with an expansion strategy which has successfully been able to introduce a
fashion forward collection into the travel retail business.
The Giorgio Armani Group is one of the leading fashion and luxury
goods groups in the world today with over 5,000 direct employees and 13
factories. It designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including apparel, accessories, eyewear, watches, jewellery, home
furnishings, fragrances and cosmetics under a range of brand names: Giorgio
Armani Privé, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Armani Collezioni, AJ | Armani Jeans, A/X
Armani Exchange, Armani Junior, Armani Baby and Armani Casa.
With approximately 500 stores worldwide, the Group's exclusive
retail network currently comprises: 81 Giorgio Armani boutiques, 171 Emporio Armani stores, 17 Armani Collezioni
stores, 175 A/X Armani Exchange stores, 16 AJ |
Armani Jeans stores, 6 Armani Junior stores and 33 Armani Casa stores in 46 countries. The Armani Group has
also announced its intention to open a unique collection of luxury hotels and resorts in
the world's most important cities and destinations.
information please contact:
Amee Boyle / Mario Zaccardi / Annalisa Pirotta
TEL. +39 02 723 18 1 FAX. +39 02 72318450