London’s Mayfair continues to attract large numbers of high-net-worth individuals from around the world and the luxury brands that court them. But there are concerns in some quarters that the area’s high-end hipness is threatening the very characteristics that made it desirable in the first place.
Ramdane Touhami, the entrepreneurial French-Moroccan multi-tasker behind the successful rebranding of Cire Trudon, has launched a new “historic” French beauty brand, L’Officine Universelle Buly.
What was once a little-celebrated job — outfitting the characters that grace TV and film screens — is now the source of significant business opportunities for fashion brands, studios and networks, and the costume designers themselves.
Buoyed by a rich history and fashionable designs, Danish jewellery brands are expanding across Scandinavia and beyond.
Two services, ClosetHQ in the US and Editeur in Brazil, are leveraging technology to help some of the world’s wealthiest women manage their bursting wardrobes.
The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leapt by 6.7 percent this month, overperforming the MSCI World Index (“MSCI”) by almost six percentage points, as luxury sector investors seem to have received the reassuring they needed from a number of positive signals, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
Korean multi-brand concept store Tom Greyhound has just opened its first international outpost in the Marais quarter of Paris. BoF investigates.
Less than six months after launch, new American label Baja East’s “loose luxury” styles, rooted in comfort and travel, are striking a chord with influential buyers and customers alike. BoF reports.
As Prism prepares to open its first store in London’s Marylebone, BoF speaks to founder Anna Laub about the company’s expansion from a small range of optical frames to a multi-category resortwear label targeting increasingly mobile luxury consumers who holiday year-round.
Lack of clarity over the luxury sector’s performance in 2013 and prospects for 2014 caused a dip in the first half of January, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.