And The Store Of The Year Is....

The award winning Louis Vuitton Island Maison store. Photo courtesy Louis Vuitton and A.R.E.

Traveling to Singapore? You'll want to visit the Louis Vuitton Island Maison store. It was honored with the Store of the Year by the Association of Retail Environments at GlobalShop trade show in Las Vegas Feb. 29.

The Island Maison store was designed by New York-based Peter Marino Architect firm. It opened in October and features uniquely shaped glass buildings and a novel system of beating Singapore's tropical heat and humidity. More on this in Apparel News next week.