LIFE | Louis Vuitton Launches A Candle To Support (RED)

RIYADH/SAUDI ARABIA - - There is nothing like coming home and lighting a beautiful candle. Especially, when the candle supports a worthy cause. Louis Vuitton has just announced its collaboration with the non-profit organization (RED). Created in 2006 by legendary singer-songwriter and philanthropist Bono and activist Bobby Shriver, it supports the fight against AIDS. The … Continue reading LIFE | Louis Vuitton Launches A Candle To Support (RED)

BUSINESS | Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

MILAN/ITALY – Grab Your Wallet, a group that asks shoppers to boycott business with ties to Donald Trump’s family and administration, is adding Louis Vuitton and other LVMH brands to its list. LVMH is facing a boycott threat after the French luxury house invited President Donald Trump to the opening of a new Louis Vuitton … Continue reading BUSINESS | Louis Vuitton Faces Boycott Threat After Trump Visits Factory

WORLD NEWS | French Billionaire Arnault Calls Greta Thunberg “Demoralizing”

MILANO, ITALY – LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault had some critical words for teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg when he spoke at the luxury giant’s sustainability event in Paris. “She’s a dynamic young girl, but she’s surrendering completely to catastrophism”, Arnault, France’s richest man, said Wednesday. “I find that her views are demoralizing for young people”. … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | French Billionaire Arnault Calls Greta Thunberg “Demoralizing”

BUSINESS | Dior’s Solution To The Plastic-Waste Crisis Is A Gold-Painted Straw Made Of Hand-Blown Glass – And A 6-Pack Of Them Will Set You Back $146

This summer has been no shortage of luxury fashion brands announce new efforts to combat the reckless pollution wrought by the industry, which accounts for a good portion of the world’s textile waste and water contamination. But Dior is extending these efforts beyond the clothes it makes and into another space altogether: reusable straws. On … Continue reading BUSINESS | Dior’s Solution To The Plastic-Waste Crisis Is A Gold-Painted Straw Made Of Hand-Blown Glass – And A 6-Pack Of Them Will Set You Back $146

BUSINESS | France’s Bernard Arnault Is World’s Second – Richest Person

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Bernard Arnault is now the world’s second-richest person, according to Forbes’ calculations. The luxury good titan behind such brands as Louis Vuitton and Moet & Chanddon is worth $103.2 billion in March when Forbes published their annual billionaire rankings. At the time he was the fourth-richest person on the planet. His … Continue reading BUSINESS | France’s Bernard Arnault Is World’s Second – Richest Person

Business | Hey Big Spender – How Luxury Brands Are Raising The Stakes On Instagram

Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers. Without the entry barriers of magazine advertising – where a one page glossy ad can cost tens of thousands of … Continue reading Business | Hey Big Spender – How Luxury Brands Are Raising The Stakes On Instagram

Fashion | Rihanna Feels The Pressure As She Makes Fashion History

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Rihanna may have looked cool and collected next to the debut collection for  her new fashion label – Fenty – donning a brilliant white tuxedo dress and a 1.000-watt smile. But on the inside it was another story. “It’s all a façade”, said the Barbados-born star who has become the first … Continue reading Fashion | Rihanna Feels The Pressure As She Makes Fashion History