SEOUL, KOREA (May 9, 2008) -- Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) today announced the opening of an approximately 1,700-square-foot boutique in Seoul's Shinsegae Gangnam Department Store, located at 19-3 Banpo 1-dong, Seocho-gu.
"The Shinsegae Gangnam department store is one of Korea's premier destinations for luxury shopping," said Michelle Kim, Tiffany & Co. Vice President-Asia Markets. "It is located in an important and growing business and residential area, and our prominent location within the store provides us with the ideal environment for introducing everyone to our heritage of design and outstanding service for which Tiffany is renowned."
The boutique combines architectural details of Tiffany's famous New York flagship store, including Makore wood and stainless steel framed showcases and vitrines. Among the array of TIFFANY & CO. collections offered are the jeweler's celebrated diamonds in platinum and eighteen-karat gold settings; exclusive designer collections of Elsa Peretti, Paloma Picasso, Jean Schlumberger, and world-renowned architect Frank Gehry; fine and engagement jewelry; watches; sterling silver jewelry; and a selection of accessories and gifts.
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Mark L. Aaron