Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
The move will help the British company move closer towards its goal of becoming a global lifestyle brand. Its inaugural collection of sunglasses and optical frames is expected to during Spring Summer 2019.
The multi-brand luxury watch retailer Ethos is hoping to recover from the previous year’s slump during the new financial year and, hoping for no surprises this year, aims to double turnover in the next three years.
A boom in online luxury goods sales is finally convincing high-end watchmakers, long sceptical that customers would pay thousands to buy intricate timepieces on the web, to step up their investments in e-commerce.
Social media analytics firm, NetBase, released its 2018 Luxury Brands Report this Wednesday, revealing that high-end fashion labels account for half of the top ten luxury brands active on social media.
The annual horlogerie tradeshow held in Hong Kong, will kick off its 2017 edition September 5 to 9, with attendance numbers to be around 20,000 people. More than 810 exhibitors from 27 countries are slated to attend.
Critics called it the quietest Cannes in years. But if the stars barely shone, the diamonds certainly did in a season that underlined how vital the film festival is to the jewelry industry, particularly for De Grisogono.