Christian Dior opens in Vancouver first store in Canada
Christian Dior has recently opened its first Canadian flagship store, in Vancouver. The store is located within the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver at 900 West Georgia Street (corner of Burrard Street), and features a separate men’s Dior Homme boutique with its own entrance. Vancouver’s Dior is the first of at least two Canadian flagships, with second opening planned for Toronto.
Spread over 7,000 square feet on two floorsVancouver’s Dior features a ground-level with accessories, fine jewellery and watches, as well as a Dior Homme shop which can be accessed from a separate hotel entrance as well as from within the Dior store itself. The second level features women’s ready-to-wear, evening wear, footwear, and a dedicated ‘VIP’ fitting room.
“The Vancouver luxury market has heated up with new stores opening as well as renovations of existing stores. Asian consumers represent the number-one and fastest-growing nationality for luxury goods worldwide. More than 40% of Vancouver’s population is of Asian descent, many having emigrated years ago. Dior and Dior Homme have a strong presence in Asia,” the head of Dior Canada told WWD
Fairmont Hotel, Vancouver is also home to Gucci, Omega, St John, with the Louis Vuitton store located opposite the new Dior store.