Luxury Goods and Services

July 4, 2017

Ramdane Touhami’s New French Empire

PARIS — A large beauty emporium was scheduled to open here on Wednesday in the former foundry where Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” was cast. It is […]
March 25, 2017

How High Can the Haute Jewelry Market Go?

The luxury market, once considered immune to the twists and turns of the economy, has a weak spot, as the high-end watch industry knows all too […]
March 23, 2017

It’s Graff, but Not a Diamond in Sight

The new MasterGraff Structural Skeleton Automatic is unmistakably Graff, yet there isn’t a diamond in sight. The high jewelry house lays claim to some of the […]
March 6, 2017

Another Arnault Takes Charge

PARIS — Cocktail parties during Paris Fashion Week can seem as common as paillettes on an evening gown. But on Monday, one particular event may attract […]
December 7, 2016

A New Foundation, Backed by Richemont, Focuses on Craftsmanship

LONDON — “Our society today honors all the wrong people. Those who do good now live on the last pages of the newspaper. Then there are […]
October 6, 2016

On Time: A New Bronze Age for Wristwatches

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS In an effort to stay au courant in the 21st century, watchmakers have been turning more and more to high-tech materials […]
May 21, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Age of Consignment

Cultural Studies By PENELOPE GREEN May 21, 2016 “Your happy envelope is on its way!” This was the title of an email that appeared not long after I’d […]
April 8, 2016

21st-Century Man: Luka Sabbat, the 18-Year-Old Fashion Influencer

Luka Sabbat, the 18-Year-Old Fashion Influencer By GUY TREBAY April 8, 2016 Luka Sabbat, an 18-year-old model in New York whose Twitter and Instagram feeds are closely watched. […]
April 5, 2016

Selling Luxury in Iran

By ELIZABETH PATON April 5, 2016 Bypassed for decades by the luxury industry, Iran and its explosive market growth potential have recaptured the attention of global luxury heavyweights […]
April 1, 2016

LVMH Again Lifts the Luxury Curtain

By ALISON SARGENT April 1, 2016 PARIS — For six generations, in the foothills of the Italian Alps, the Loro Piana family has been spinning wool from cashmere […]