Tiffany & Co., New York
Four years in the making, the flagship icon of Tiffany & Co. CHEAP, “My first boyfriend actually gave me my first Tiffany necklace and I will never forget it.”) Newly named The Landmark, the redesigned 1940 building features custom artwork, impressive displays, and a space dedicated to fine jewelry. This massive 10-story project took four years to complete and was overseen by architect and designer Peter Marino. On the main floor, what used to be an interior of dark wood paneling has been transformed into a bright space, including oversized arched “windows” that are actually video installations depicting the city. surrounding street. The main floor includes an elevated “Diamond Skylight” installation by artist Hugh Hutton, while the back wall is highlighted by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 painting, which includes an unmistakable color scheme of Tiffany’s signature blue color and was previously seen in the 2021 “About Love” Ad Campaign starring Beyoncé and Jay-Z. 727 Fifth Avenue; tiffany.com
Chanel, Beverly Hills
Ahead of Chanel unveiling its Cruise 2023-24 collection on May 9 in Los Angeles, the house’s new four-story Rodeo Drive flagship store just opened on May 5. At 30,000 square feet, this is the largest Chanel store in the United States. Also designed by Peter Marino, the space displays Jean-Michel Othoniel’s sculpture, titled “Golden Lasso”, inspired by a pearl necklace. Exclusive items designed to celebrate the grand opening include Chanel Butterfly sunglasses ($575) and a Monsieur Beverly Hills Edition watch with jumping hours in white gold with a Grand Feu enamel dial (price on request). 400 N. Rodeo drive; chanel.com
Gucci Store, West Hollywood
The world’s first Gucci Salon store, a VIP-only store, opened in April on Melrose Avenue. Conceived by designer Gideon Ponte (American psychology) to evoke the idea of a Hollywood-themed private home, the store showcases the brand’s finest pieces. The luxury house plans to roll out the retail concept to New York and Shanghai next. 8409 Melrose Avenue; gucci.com
A version of this story first appeared in the April 26 issue of The Hollywood Reporter. Click here to sign up.