According to some research I’ve been doing for a report, young Chinese luxury consumers don’t really wear home grown designers, they prefer the better known status labels like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chanel. Continue reading
Is there no end to the ‘rarely seen before’ photos of early Kate Moss? As Vs magazine publishes some 1994 pictures of Kate Moss by Dana Lixenberg, I’m adding a few more to the mix. They are by Joey Toller from the Rowan Yarns magazine in the early 90s. Continue reading
Beauty gifts are my go-to solution when I’m stuck for ideas. They’re usually affordable, hopefully useful and I only go for things that I think are beautifully presented. So obviously anything Chanel is number one choice, even if it’s something mundane like these eyelash curlers… Continue reading
If this year wasn’t all about extravagant scarf prints, next year certainly will be. If you’re going to buy a posh silk scarf, you might as well make it an Hermes one and to entice you even more, Hermes has set up a special pop-up scarf boutique at Harrods (in the Room of luxury 2 on the ground floor) where every Wednesday and Friday afternoon between now and 2nd January 2012, you can learn how to tie a scarf like a pro. Continue reading
Like other luxury leather-goods brands Hermes and Loewe, Mulberry has created a video to celebrate the makers of its highly collectable bags. The video is narrated by CEO Godfrey Davis and shows workers at the factory in Somerset making handbags and talking about the apprentice programme and new factory extension. Continue reading
The Vogue online archive I mentioned in August has finally become a reality. Here’s the link to prove it. Alas, it ain’t free (individuals pay $1,575 to subscribe for a year), but it’s still a great idea to give these long lost editorials and articles another lease of life.