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Fenty Beauty

A year ago singer-songwriter Rihanna launched her very own makeup line called Fenty Beauty. However, the fact that Rihanna herself created this makeup line is not the only special thing about this line. Type the words Fenty Beauty on google and you’ll see tons of articles about why this makeup line in particular is disrupting, [...]

Fenty Beauty 2018-11-14T15:18:09+00:00

Luxury in Dubai

Dubai is a wonderful city of the future, surrounded by the waters of the Persian Gulf and by the hot sand of the Rub al Khali desert. It’s the city bold dreams. Dubai is a city in the United Arab of emirates, known for incredible experiences. Dubai is the city where you can do and [...]

Luxury in Dubai 2018-11-14T14:26:38+00:00

The non-exclusive Saddle Bag

The famous Saddle bag, who does not know it? It is one of the most worn sponsored bags by influencers. Dior recreated the saddle bag after 19 years. Creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri has reintroduced the classic Dior Saddle bag for the brand’s autumn/winter 2018 collections. There is a lot of criticism on the fact [...]

The non-exclusive Saddle Bag 2018-11-14T19:11:35+00:00

Transparency in Luxury

Studies and figures show transparency will be luxury brands’ most challenging issue in the coming years. The Fashion Transparency Index released by the uk-based association Fashion Revolution was widely discussed online and revealed luxury brands were among the last-ranked brands regarding transparency. Even fast-fashion companies such as H&M are amo,among the top 10 brands in [...]

Transparency in Luxury 2018-11-14T23:13:07+00:00

Photography for a cause

Fashion is not indifferent to the future of the planet and fashion photography always had a huge impact on brand awareness. It is then natural that brands and photographers are collaborating on projects in order to promote products but also the company’s engagements. Fashion photographers are creative and technical, they can make the choice to [...]

Photography for a cause 2018-11-14T22:28:37+00:00

New luxury purchase triggers

When I started searching the information about what triggers consumers to buy luxury goods or services, some information caught my attention. According to a study from Farfetch the shift from retail stores to digital will be more than 20% for the next years. So the triggers to purchase will be completely different from now. So [...]

New luxury purchase triggers 2018-11-14T09:44:53+00:00

Luxury in emerging countries

      In recent years, the luxury market was focused in Western Europe and the United States, however for some time this trend has been reversed by some markets: China, for example, whose purchasing power of luxury consumers has increased, is definitely imposed as a key market. The European and American markets can be [...]

Luxury in emerging countries 2018-11-14T14:49:09+00:00

Interview at Michael Kors store Paris with employee Hai

Michael Kors is an American fashion designer and entrepreneur. He studied fashion design in New York. In 1981, Michael Kors started his own fashion brand (Wikipedia, 2018). The fashion brand appears luxury, American and sporty. Casual chic with a timeless elegance. Michael Kors launched in 2004 besides his haute couture line also MICHEAL Michael Kors, [...]

Interview at Michael Kors store Paris with employee Hai 2018-11-12T19:28:28+00:00

Sport and Rolex, a marketing love story

Firstly it will not sounds like a good idea to put in danger your 3000€ watch by doing some exercice with. But when you take it from the other side, how life-proof is a watch that could cross oceans, go on the moon, hold a whole match against Federer or still not be delay after [...]

Sport and Rolex, a marketing love story 2018-11-15T01:16:07+00:00

When surrealism serves high fashion

In September 2018, for the occasion of the fashion week in Paris, the Schiaparelli house presents his first luxury ready-to-wear line named « Story # 1 » under the artistic direction called Bertrand Guyon. A collection that is clearly inspired by the emblematic works of the American painter and photographer Man Ray. Man Ray was an artist [...]

When surrealism serves high fashion 2018-11-14T14:20:17+00:00

Fashion and gender roles

It has been evolving a couple of decades, but genderless designs still have a long way to go. Although the line between men’s and women’s clothes are blurring it is still not fully accepted. The gender roles that have been put on people mainly originate from societal standards and the fashion industry. Although it may [...]

Fashion and gender roles 2018-11-14T17:27:31+00:00

Zoom on the latest job trend : Personal shopper

The last couple of years have seen rising a new kind of job career : personal shoppers. What exactly is a personal shopper ? Personal shoppers provide expert advice to a specific client, and offer them a personal shopping experience. They present the latest trends in terms of fashion to the customers, are able to [...]

Zoom on the latest job trend : Personal shopper 2018-11-13T10:43:19+00:00

L’hôtel Monte Cristo, un hôtel voyageur

Un simple boutique hôtel 4 étoiles de l’extérieur, un véritable voyage à l’intérieur ! Dans les environs de la Rue Mouffetard et du Jardin des Plantes se cache un havre de paix sur la Rue Pascal : l’hôtel Monte Cristo. Sur la Rive Gauche, la deuxième maison du groupe Les Hôteliers Impertinents a ouvert ses portes le [...]

L’hôtel Monte Cristo, un hôtel voyageur 2018-11-19T20:54:26+00:00

E-mobility solutions in Luxury: Mercedes Benz Case

Efficient. Flexible. Urban. Electric mobility now offers the possibility of reducing polluting and acoustic emissions due to traffic and thus significantly improving our lives, especially in cities. In the year 2025, sixty percent of the world population will live in large cities. This development makes essential an intelligent propulsion strategy for individual transport. Wilko Andreas [...]

E-mobility solutions in Luxury: Mercedes Benz Case 2018-11-12T15:54:26+00:00

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona History

In 1936, the city of Daytona Florida, U.S  became the place where the world's first auto race took place. However, in the minds of those who are seriously interested in watches, this name is associated primarily not with auto racing, but with one of the most recognisable, discussed, sold and desired chronographs in the world [...]

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona History 2018-11-14T15:15:45+00:00

Chinese customer and experience in luxury

Generation Z customers in China are looking for more than just purchases on their shopping trips, says LVMH.   Chinese clients are undergoing a shift to valuing experiences along with product ownership, according to Ravi Thakran, LVMH’s group chairman for south and southeast Asia, Australia and the Middle East.   Chinese people aren’t just interested [...]

Chinese customer and experience in luxury 2018-11-19T16:22:02+00:00

Luxury bio cosmetic – Patyka case

Natural, soft for the skin and eco-friendly, bio cosmetics has many advantages. Unfortunately, certify brand which succeeds in producing products attractive is rare. Green or wealthy packaging, vegetal smell: dreams and design rarely have its place. But nowadays, natural cosmetics are no longer only in bio supermarkets and invest cosmetic niche shops. Its luxury version [...]

Luxury bio cosmetic – Patyka case 2018-11-13T10:45:44+00:00

Chiara Ferragni’s Wedding : the best Ad Campaign of the year?

Saturday 1st of September 2018, Italian blogger Chiara Ferragni married singer Fedez. The wedding, which took place in Sicily during three days, was highly anticipated but no one expected the performance of its content.  Chiara’s wedding was a real fashion experience. Even though every detail was extremely curated by the Blond Salad team, the impact [...]

Chiara Ferragni’s Wedding : the best Ad Campaign of the year? 2018-11-14T13:29:03+00:00

Streetwear trend in Luxury

On March 26th, 2018, Virgil Abloh, founder of Off-White, is named the artistic director of the Man collection of Louis Vuitton. The streetwear style, badly seen previously, reconquering the world of the Fashion. You also have Supreme success with the Parisian store, Tracksuits at Chloé and down jackets at Balenciaga... Streetwear culture and luxury brand [...]

Streetwear trend in Luxury 2018-11-13T21:39:33+00:00

Chanel at l’Opera de Paris

Chanel sponsored the Opening Gala night of the Opera de Paris’ new dance season. Many big names appeared at the Gala like Keira Knightley, Kate Moran and Anne Berest and of course they wore Chanel. Sponsoring this event was not without a reason. Gabrielle Chanel herself used to have a great bond with the world [...]

Chanel at l’Opera de Paris 2018-11-14T15:08:26+00:00

The Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi has welcomed over a million visitors since its opening a year ago, including more than half of foreign tourists, said Friday the Authority of Tourism and Culture of Abu Dhabi. The museum was inaugurated with great fanfare in November 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron and the strongman of the United [...]

The Louvre Abu Dhabi 2018-11-14T14:19:36+00:00

Personalization era in Luxury

One of the premises of luxury brands is to offer the consumer a personalized and unique treatment that makes buying a unique experience that helps to build loyalty and strengthen the relationship between them. If before sales efforts are only focused on the points of sale, with digital disclosure, they have to adapt to the [...]

Personalization era in Luxury 2018-11-14T17:09:18+00:00

Dior, an invitation to dream

For several years, the Christian Dior house, founded in 1946, has a habit of making its shows at the Musée Rodin in Paris. But why this place? To understand, let's return to one of Dior's iconic fashion shows at the Rodin Museum, which blended haute couture and surrealism art. During the Haute Couture Fashion Week, [...]

Dior, an invitation to dream 2018-11-14T14:12:44+00:00

Inter-cultural marketing

Louboutin seduces the Indian market « Think global, act local » This phrase from the speech of René Dubos at the very first summit about environment in 1972 has become a mantra for marketers. In today’s globalized world, both traditional and newborn brands are aiming at a world-scale expansion. To ensure the brands’ a homogeneous [...]

Inter-cultural marketing 2018-11-14T23:07:12+00:00

Luxury consumers around the world.

In the last years the notion of luxury is changing, the accessibility of information and a person’s cultural background influence in how they perceive this term. This is now a challenge for brands trying to address a global market. Some countries can be more experienced in the industry and the other can be growing within [...]

Luxury consumers around the world. 2018-11-14T09:40:19+00:00

Interview Luxury Perfumery Douglas with employee Laura

  Perfumery Douglas is with more than 1700 stores in 19 different countries one of Europe its largest branch company on the European cosmetic market (Wikipedia, 2018). In 1910, Douglas her first store opened in Hamburg. From origins, Douglas is a German perfume detail business. Besides Douglas her own brand, Douglas Collection, they offer a [...]

Interview Luxury Perfumery Douglas with employee Laura 2018-11-12T19:29:51+00:00

Valentine’s Day 2018; A recap of the prettiest creations

Valentine’s Day is the most precious day of the year where couples get to treat each other like kings and queens. Starting the day off with a tasty breakfast, doing your mid-day activities and ending up in a Gatsby-like restaurant for an astonishing dinner. And then.. how to end the beautiful day with mouth-watering pastries [...]

Valentine’s Day 2018; A recap of the prettiest creations 2018-11-14T16:31:50+00:00

Influence of Versailles on Luxury

Although many years ago, the events that occurred at Versailles have shaped our current society immensely. Many may think of Louis XIV as a king, a ruler and monarch of France. And despite the fact he of course was all these things he was an even more important influence in the world of luxury. Before [...]

Influence of Versailles on Luxury 2018-11-14T17:23:52+00:00

Cannes Festival : backstage of the most important worldwide film festival

Cannes Film Festival, also known as Cannes Festival, is the main rendez-vous for the cinema industry since it was founded in 1946, and has become the most prestigious event in the world. Held annually at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France, it rewards new movies from all around the world every [...]

Cannes Festival : backstage of the most important worldwide film festival 2018-11-13T10:45:41+00:00

Luxury houses vs Luxury Conglomerate

Model during Balenciaga fashion show at Paris Men's Fashion Week (Photo: Getty Images) "What is Kering?" was one of the questions that arose during the fashion show of the French fashion brand Balenciaga at Paris Fashion Week in January. The unknown name appeared in a sweatshirt worn by one of the models, referring to the [...]

Luxury houses vs Luxury Conglomerate 2018-11-20T14:37:27+00:00

Jaguar and Dua Lipa colaboration

One of the most reknown new music artist worldwide, Dua Lipa launches a vanguard association with Jaguar. The Dua Lipa project is launching a European program to promote the PACE family of Jaguar vehicles, which start point was an exclusive show at the launching ceremony of 'Dua Lipa x Jaguar' in Amsterdam the last September [...]

Jaguar and Dua Lipa colaboration 2018-11-12T15:08:50+00:00

Sustainability and luxury now compatible?

We assist to a revolution in the luxury fields, customers want to buy beautiful products but not at the expense of the environment and of the workers who made it. This trend begins with a strong awareness about the planet. It is amplified by the millennials who want transparency and environmental compliance, they are more [...]

Sustainability and luxury now compatible? 2018-11-13T10:47:04+00:00

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid: 2 years of collaboration

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, was presented the last collaboration of the international model of the moment and the American creator. Gigi Hadid, 23 years old Californian woman is the global ambassador of the brand since his first collection GigixTommy launched in 2016. Mr. Hilfiger chooses to work with Gigi because her values are similar [...]

Tommy Hilfiger and Gigi Hadid: 2 years of collaboration 2018-11-13T22:01:09+00:00