“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.
Lladro, which launched its porcelain jewellery line in Bengaluru earlier this year, has named India as its fourth most significant market and has been witnessing 10 percent year-on-year growth in the country.
LVMH is close to acquiring a new perfume brand, Jean Patou, for its portfolio and has done it very much on the quiet. The French conglomerate took management control last year without any fanfare from Designer Parfums.
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.
Julianne Moore, Helen Mirren and Jane Fonda are just some of the renowned women who will be taking to the stage during the Cannes festival to air their views on cinema, beauty, and female empowerment for L'Oréal Paris.