Rumour Has It: LVMH to Acquire Tiffany&Co and Burberry

Since presenting their somehow disappointing results in January, everyone has been speculating as to what LVMH’s next move will be. Published on January 31, LVMH’s results for 2012 showed that the Leather Goods & Fashion branch, dominated by Louis Vuitton, has been struggling. The popularity of the luxury brand is to blame, say some. Indeed, … Continue reading

Focus… the Hermès Store on the Left Bank, Paris

Hermès has ventured across the Seine to open a boutique in late 2010 on the Left Bank. Although this shop is the house’s second-largest (after the Right Bank flagship) it surpasses the “store” concept on several counts. A 1935 Art Deco landmark, this site was originally the Lutetia swimming pool. In its new configuration it … Continue reading

Favourite… Hospes Maricel, Mallorca, Spain

Hospes Maricel in Mallorca, is an exciting fusion of old and new with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. The high ceilings and glass windows of the lobby enhance the magnificent scenery. Contemporary bedrooms have bathrooms with traditional tubs, and you can float further from reality on a chartered yacht trip. Staying at the hotel main … Continue reading

Forward… the 1.618 Sustainable Luxury Fair

Commercial fair and contemporary art exhibition, The 1.618 Sustainable Luxury Fair aims at exhibiting a creative and ethical luxury. It reflects the mutations in the society and wants to point up rarety, heritage and respect notions. Few luxury events have the environment in mind. But if you are serious about reducing your carbon footprint but refuse … Continue reading

Focus… Tiffany Celebrates 175th Anniversary with a Unique Collection

To celebrate its 175th anniversary, the jewellery label has just unveiled its latest line of luxury trinkets, crafted from a brand new and entirely unique metal: Rubedo. It’s the first of its kind for Tiffany – metallurgists have experimented with different alloys over a long testing period until they achieved the desired colour – and the result … Continue reading