Luxury Brands

Luxury & feminism

Feminism in Luxury matters because women have been for at least half a century, the sale drivers; the target for brands. In opposition to the pre-1950’s time, when the man was dealing with money. However, we can notice a sexualisation of women’s bodies and a banalisation of nudity in a world mostly ruled by men. [...]

Luxury & feminism 2018-11-15T01:21:07+00:00

Lipault X Jean Paul Gaultier launch a collection of sober and chic luggage

Lipault is a young Parisian brand of luggage. She has partnered with the French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier for her fall/winter 2018 collection. For this collection, the one nicknamed "The enfant terrible de la mode", was inspired by the iconic pieces that marked the story of his brand: the tennis stripe suit and corset made famous [...]

Lipault X Jean Paul Gaultier launch a collection of sober and chic luggage 2018-11-14T15:18:45+00:00

Luxury and Z Generation

The challenge facing brands and Luxury Homes at a time when retail is still Rainier is that of generating envy and commitment on the part of Generation Z. A major mission, as necessary as it is rich in challenges. Regarding the authenticity Ultra-solicited, volatile, Digital Natives - GenZ in particular - would place sincerity as [...]

Luxury and Z Generation 2018-11-14T14:53:26+00:00

How street culture influences luxury brands ?

For long, luxe and street culture have been walking their own pasts. Born in the 70’s in the suburbs of big American cities, street culture are with no doubt the biggest art revolution since Marcel Duchamp. What start with graffiti on the wall of Philadelphia building in the 60’s is now the driving sales force [...]

How street culture influences luxury brands ? 2018-11-15T01:19:29+00:00

Luxury sector against counterfeiting

  Counterfeiting has a considerable economic impact because it represents 5 to 10% of world trade. The luxury sector is the priority target of counterfeiters. They find, thanks to the explosion of online commerce a distribution channel of their goods with certain advantages including a limited risk, the possibility of reaching a global market, reduced [...]

Luxury sector against counterfeiting 2018-11-14T14:41:22+00:00

Luxury and veganism

Let's start by defining what is Veganism: it's the fact to refuse consuming products coming from animal exploitation. It exists in food&beverage, fashion, home decoration etc. As you may know, Veganism took an important place in the world in general but especially in luxury. Thanks to organisms like PETA, people are now aware of the [...]

Luxury and veganism 2018-11-15T01:18:59+00:00

Interview in Gucci store P.C. Hooftstraat, Amsterdam with employee Iris

Gucci is an Italian Luxury fashion brand, created in 1921 by Guccio Gucci (Wikipedia, 2018). They have for woman, men and also children a great collection of bags, clothing, shoes, accessories, watches and jewellery, home collection and beauty. In 2017, Gucci was the most search Luxury brand online and also most selling luxury brand (Prant, [...]

Interview in Gucci store P.C. Hooftstraat, Amsterdam with employee Iris 2018-11-12T19:27:51+00:00

Animal abuses in luxury

Well, in a context where many houses ban the use of fur in their collection we have to think about the reason of those decisions. First, after all the videos spread by PETA showing how animal are raised in specialized farms in China or Korea denouncing the conditions of raising and killing of the animals. [...]

Animal abuses in luxury 2018-11-15T01:17:53+00:00

Presence of luxury brands on social medias

Many brands decided to improve their positioning on social medias. By social medias, we’ll focus on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube. Brands like Burberry and Louis Vuitton use a lot Youtube to spread product reviews and influencers-based content. Social medias has evolved so much over the last few years. Luxury brands used to not really use [...]

Presence of luxury brands on social medias 2018-11-15T01:18:05+00:00

When the luxury world is meeting Hip hop culture

Over the past two years, more than a dozen luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent and Marc Jacobs — have featured hip-hop artists in their advertising campaigns, while brands like Versace and JW Anderson have taken things a step further by collaborating with artists like 2 Chainz and A$AP Rocky on products.   This was not always the case. For many [...]

When the luxury world is meeting Hip hop culture 2018-11-19T16:11:41+00:00

Aston Martin’s leap towards sustainability

An electric car is an automobile that uses electric motors or solar electric panels instead of using gasoline (non-renewable energy). In the 19th and 20th century, they were popular. However, advancements in starter engines and cars, that could use cheap gasoline, took over the market and undercut it as a practical vehicle. The world was [...]

Aston Martin’s leap towards sustainability 2017-12-22T21:39:23+00:00

Branding in Luxury is Much More Important Than You Thought

© www. You have your best friend’s birthday coming up in a week, and you really want to buy her a nice gift. The first thing you think of is the brand, not the product. If that’s not the case, you would think of all of the things she likes, however, in that certain [...]

Branding in Luxury is Much More Important Than You Thought 2017-12-17T14:58:26+00:00

Real Madrid & Audi

Audi is one of the Volkswagen Group's luxury brands. When it comes to interacting with its consumers, Audi takes a drastically different approach than its competitors. It’s actually known for sponsoring it’s very latest range of wheels to the Spanish Giants - Real Madrid  - every year up to the present since 2002. At an [...]

Real Madrid & Audi 2017-12-22T21:47:58+00:00

Why Millennials are the Future of The Luxury Industry

By 2025, studies project that Millennials will account for 45% of the global personal luxury goods market. The Millennials’ decisions are based on impulsive decisions. They always want to make sure that they are following the latest trends and their mindset is self-directed. Thus they are more likely to buy for themselves than to impress others. Moreover, [...]

Why Millennials are the Future of The Luxury Industry 2017-12-17T15:01:26+00:00

LVMH defeats luxury sector meltdown

The merger company Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, better known as LVMH, is a European multinational luxury goods conglomerate native of France and headquartered in Paris that was formed in 1987. Basically, It controls around 60 subsidiaries that each manage a small number of high-end brands such as Dior, Kenzo, Berluti, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Fendi etc.   [...]

LVMH defeats luxury sector meltdown 2017-12-22T21:52:50+00:00

Would You Collaborate with These Brands?

Gucci Every item up for customization, every fabric to choose from, and even the placement of every insect and animal in the menagerie of available patches has been signed off on by the man who made all of it cool in the first place. “I tried to give them something slightly different, to allow them [...]

Would You Collaborate with These Brands? 2017-12-17T15:08:13+00:00

Your Classic Dream Car is Only $100 Away

There is a new app that makes luxury cars accessible to anyone. Rally Rd. is a streamlined and user-friendly platform that allows members to invest in classic cars with shares priced between $50 and $500. The app presents users with luxury cars of their dreams, including photos, history of the car and its owners and [...]

Your Classic Dream Car is Only $100 Away 2017-12-17T15:06:40+00:00

Being Rich Isn’t Related to Why You Can Access Luxury Goods

Whether one is financially comfortable or not, one will often buy luxury goods to reward themselves, to show off or to gain acceptance. All of which are connected to the emotional weight that we give to expensive products.   One of the reasons is highly related to self-esteem. Imagine yourself on good day, where your [...]

Being Rich Isn’t Related to Why You Can Access Luxury Goods 2017-12-17T14:56:13+00:00

Luxury & Sustainability

Luxury brands have been facing legal and ethical obligations to change the way they execute their strategies in a more sustainable manner.  The legal landscape globally is changing as well. Organizations in the UK have required companies to be more transparent and publish annual statements concerning animal cruelty and human trafficking. Other than that, climate [...]

Luxury & Sustainability 2017-12-22T21:57:33+00:00

Adieu Colette

colette ne peut exister sans Colette Le 20 décembre 2017 colette a fermé ses portes, après vingt ans de succès. Le premier concept store Parisien était un point de rencontre incontournable pour toute génération et nationalité confondue, colette était le lieu en vogue de la capitale, celui dont tout le monde parlait, celui qui faisait [...]

Adieu Colette 2017-12-16T09:21:46+00:00

Instagram, un outil indispensable.

Pourquoi les maisons de luxe sont si attirées par instagram ? Instagram est un réseau de créativité et d’expérience, c’est aussi une véritable référence en matière d’inspiration visuelle. Les marques y transmettent leurs valeurs, le savoir faire et mettent avant leurs produits. Les marques de luxe font partie des marques les plus influentes sur instagram [...]

Instagram, un outil indispensable. 2017-12-18T00:25:09+00:00

Tech Trends in Fashion and Luxury Retail

Designing for the voice interface Studies predict that by 2020, half of all web searches will use voice or image search rather than text. It is more efficient and often more convenient than typing, and creating a new paradigm for human-computer interaction. Voice interface is all about frictionless experiences, that is, attaining information to purchase [...]

Tech Trends in Fashion and Luxury Retail 2017-12-17T15:04:15+00:00

Why Beauty Influencers are Important in Luxury

Success can be measured in earned media value. If a social influencer mentions the brand’s name in an Instagram post or story, they are amplifying your brand communication. This directly increases and even multiplies the brand’s visibility. Influencers build good networks due to their contacts engagement in conversations or discussions on the various subjects that [...]

Why Beauty Influencers are Important in Luxury 2017-12-17T15:02:59+00:00

Women, Sexualization, and Ads

Advertisements have been shown on our Television screens for decades. When you’re home watching the news or a specific program, an advertisement is bound to pop up during the commercial break. You’re most likely at that moment to mute the volume or switch the channel. But when it comes to an advertisement for a famous [...]

Women, Sexualization, and Ads 2017-12-22T22:00:50+00:00

Gold-Struck Brand Partnerships that Happened but You Probably Forgot About

Apple x Hermes Apple defines its Hermes-branded watch as “the culmination of a partnership based on parallel thinking, singular vision and mutual regard.” That boils down nicely to a partnership of two highly esteemed brands. Apple was always known for its aesthetics designs, however, with their brand collaboration with Hermes’s handmade leather straps, Apple's watches [...]

Gold-Struck Brand Partnerships that Happened but You Probably Forgot About 2017-12-17T15:05:50+00:00