Top designer labels abandon Argentina - Article Photos 8/8

In this Sept. 26, 2012 photo, a vendor stands inside a Louis Vuitton store on Alvear Avenue in the Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The world's most luxurious designer brands are abandoning Argentina rather than complying with tight new government economic restrictions, leaving empty shelves and storefronts along the capital's elegant Alvear Avenue, where tourists once flocked to see the latest in fashion. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)