Travel Is Personal In T Galleria


Travel Is Personal In T Galleria
– By DFS Spring/Summer 2015 Campaign

Caroline de Maigret, Godfrey Gao and Zhou Yi share personal vacation photos in a campaign inspired by social media.

13th March 11 2015, Hong Kong The nature of travel is personal and is at the heart of T Galleria by DFS Spring/Summer 2015 campaign. The world’s leading luxury travel retailer explores the adventures and journeys of three international travelers and social media influencers — French music producer Caroline de Maigret, Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao and Chinese artist Zhou Yi. In a first for an international luxury brand, the campaign integrates their personal travel photographs into advertising and visual merchandising in-store.


T Galleria by DFS launches Spring Summer Campaign

 Galleria by DFS debuts a three-part video campaign series exploring the travels and tales of each influencer. John Gerhardt, Senior Vice President, Creative and Branding Direction, DFS Group, said: “Both travel and luxury are very personal. Instagram as an amazing channel that allows us to share private experiences inspired us. Our three travelers generously contributed to the campaign with their own vacation photographs. In turn, the campaign has a sense of authenticity and personalization.”

Customers are invited to explore the campaign in-store through a dynamic experience featuring social-inspired displays, lenticular surfaces, video projections, multimedia walls, pop-up photo booths and aerial installations — all designed by the retailer’s award-winning visual merchandising team. Visitors to can click into an immersive digital experience.  Customers and followers can share travel photos using #MyTJourney on Facebook, Instagram, Weibo and WeChat.

The first episode follows music producer and fashion muse Caroline in Chopard, who opens her travel journal sharing personal images from the deep blue waters of Spain’s Cadaqués to her recent trip across Asia, as well as how each journey collectively has inspired her work.


The second episode launches on April 1 and features screen star and model Godfrey in Emporio Armani who shares how travel feeds his appetite to experience the world. Basking in the tropical sun, his photos are an invitation for a dip into the coral reefs of Bora Bora and a ride on the canals of Venice, Italy.

The final episode on May 1 stars Chinese artist Zhou Yi in Giorgio Armani Beauty. From showing her latest works in Hong Kong to being inspired by Singapore’s bright city lights, the artist shares how each journey transports her into a world of wonder filled with inspiration.

To complement the campaign, T Galleria by DFS commissioned celebrated French fashion illustrator Cassandre Montoriol whose whimsical illustrations which have reached 12 million travelers on social media across Asia.

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