Dior Travel Retail Americas opens first La Collection Privée Boutique in North America with International Shoppes at JFK T1 

     Dior’s Travel Retail Americas team has partnered with International Shoppes to open the first La Collection Privée stand-alone boutique in the United Sates, bringing the brand’s “most exquisite high perfumery collection” to the travelers who will fly or transit from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport, Terminal 1. 

LVMH Beauty Managing Director for Travel Retail Americas, Andre Marzloff and International Shoppes Co-CEO Scott Halpern, cut the ribbon to officially open the stunning Dior Boutique for La Collection Privée at JFK International Airport, Terminal 1, on Oct. 26.

     This boutique was brought to life in partnership with International Shoppes, JFK T1 (TOGA) and the PANYNJ at JFK airport, and has been open since September 19. The official ribbon-cutting took place last week, on Oct. 26.  

Serena Skalinder – Dior Education Manager North Central Region & Fragrance Ambassador North America– showing one of the 22 precious fragrances in the La Collection Privée.

     The ultra-luxurious boutique introduces travelers to the full offer of La Collection Privée – an exclusive universe of 22 high perfumery fragrances, soaps, delicate body creams and luxurious candles.   

     The collection was presented to the guests attending the official opening by Serena Skalinder -Dior Education Manager North Central Region & Fragrance Ambassador North America, one of only 12 such Dior brand ambassadors in the world. 

     The boutique also features an exclusive selection of the Mitzah Scarves from the Dior Couture collection, alongside the emblematic sunglasses lines of the Maison. Two other exclusives Premium Luxury offers will be launched in early 2024.  

Andre Marzloff, LVMH Beauty Managing Director for Travel Retail Americas; Sherri L.G. Smith, Sr. Manager, Aviation, Airport Concessions & Strategic Customer Experience, Port Authority of NY and NJ; and Scott Halpern, CO-CEO of International Shoppes.

     The boutique offers a range of customer services, including the latest generation of engraving machine to turn each purchase into a unique gift. 

     Andre Marzloff, LVMH Beauty Managing Director for Travel Retail Americas, declared during the Grand Opening Ceremony that “this boutique represents not just a partnership or a shop; it’s a symbol of hope, resilience, and the enduring power of collaboration for the future of Travel Retail.  

     “We’ve aimed to create a space that transcends the ordinary, where every item you find reflects the world’s best in luxury. This is more than just a shopping destination; it’s a place to celebrate the artistry of Parfums Christian Dior, to explore your own sense of style, and to experience the exquisite.” 

     Scott Halpern, CO-CEO of International Shoppes, commented:       

     “International Shoppes is thrilled to have been selected as the first stand-alone Christian Dior boutique featuring La Collection Privée (LCP) in North America.  

     “The combination of LCP with Dior Couture Eyewear and Dior Couture Mitzahs is a remarkable fusion of fragrance, fashion, and artistry, and it’s set to redefine luxury shopping at JFK Terminal 1.  

     “Having served JFK Terminal 1 since 1998, this exclusive collaboration is yet another step forward in our journey to provide a world-class shopping experience.” 

The teams from Parfums Christian Dior, International Shoppes and Port Authority JFK T1 ( and TMI’s Lois Pasternak).