iconic fifth avenue remains one of the most prestigious addresses for any luxury brand, and exposure here is bound to resonate on a global scale. louis vuitton has had a presence at this very location for as long as we remember, and very recently refurbished its five-storey maison with a little help from renowned new york-based interior designer peter marino. timely inaugurated just before the festive season, the flagship store has been given a more open layout with various different sections, each dedicated to parts of its extensive collections. the set-up is luxurious but with a homely allure, tempting shoppers to sit back and take in the coveted merchandise on offer. adding an even more exclusive allure to the store are a number of handpicked art works by contemporary artists. the lavishly renewed louis vuitton maison carries the full range of men's and women's items, in addition to exclusive and limited edition products that have been released to celebrate the opening, including a unique monogram trunk with custom new york taxicab yellow lining.location: 1 east 57th street [midtown].