October's biggest fashion store openings around the world

From Ralph Lauren's palatial new store on the Upper East Side in Manhattan to H&M's new flagship boutique on the Champs-Elysées in Paris: here are the latest additions to your international shopping destinations.

New York

Ralph Lauren has opened the doors to a palatial 22,000-square-foot (2043 square meters) store, built as an extension of the Polo flagship across the street at the Rhinelander Mansion. The boutique offers a made-to-measure department for bespoke tailored pieces, an on-site custom monogramming department and a fine jewelry boutique.

888 Madison Avenue

Paris

H&M has launched its 11th store in Paris, a three-storey flagship on the Champs-Elysées. Designed by famed French architect Jean Nouvel, the 2,800-square-meter building houses collections for women, men and teens.

88 avenue des Champs-Elysées

http://www.hm.com/

Also in Paris, Yves Saint Laurent opens its first pop-up. The temporary shop in the luxe Saint-Germain area is dedicated to the label's new ready-to-wear collection, Edition 24, designed by Stephano Pilati.

9, rue de Grenelle

http://www.ysl.com/

Rome

Tory Burch's first European boutique has opened. The two-storey, 2,800-square-foot (260 square meters) store carries the entire Tory Burch line, including ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, small leather goods, jewelry and eyewear.

36/37, Via Del Babuino

http://www.toryburch.com/

London

Kate Spade is testing the international waters with its new pop-up shop in Convent Garden. The 2,700-square-foot (250 square meters) boutique, housed in a Georgian townhouse, carries handbags, luggage, shoes, jewelry, stationery, eyewear, apparel and at-homewear, as well as dishes, artwork and furnishings.

7 Henrietta Street, Convent Garden


Shanghai
Chopard expands its presence in China with the opening of its 32nd store. Located at the Shanghai Peninsula Hotel, the 33-square-meter boutique sells both men and women's fine jewelry and timepieces.

L1K, The Peninsula Hotel Shanghai
32, Zhongshan Dong Yi Road

http://www.chopard.com/

Dubai
The Parisian brand Paule Ka has opened its first standalone boutique in the Middle East at the Dubai Mall. On sale at the 110 square-foot store: pieces from Paule Ka's Fall/Winter 2010 womenswear collection.

The Dubaï Mall - Fashion Avenue, First Floor

http://www.pauleka.com/

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