Haute Joaillerie’s ball, Chinese luxury tax, Fresh fashion from Berlin, 1970s style dudes, Philip Treacy talks

Boucheron Autumn Winte 2006/7 Photographed by Peter Lindbergh

Magic of the Sea (IHT) “…It is the Parisian jewelers who are having a ball, inspired by a resurgence in global demand and by their new importance on the haute couture fashion calendar… Place Vendôme, home of sparkling brands, have thrown open their doors… To those who want to see the new trends in Haute Joaillerie.” Debate: Luxury Goods Tax (China Daily) “The consumption of luxury goods is already high

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Toasting Fred Hayman, Prada IPO over subscribed, Fashion victory, Philip Treacy on Ascot, CSM’s big move

The Fred Hayman Place sign, Los Angeles | Source: Fred Hayman Archives

Fred Hayman: The man behind Rodeo Drive (LA Times) “He’s been called the godfather of Rodeo Drive. And it’s not all hyperbole. Before Beverly Hills was the land of designer logos… Hayman was an architect of luxury in Los Angeles, bringing high fashion, a social shopping atmosphere and white glove service to what was still a sleepy main street when he went into retail in 1967.” Prada IPO five times

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