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

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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

Business | LVMH Takes Majority Stake In Repossi

The French luxury group quietly added to its existing investment in the Italian fine jewellery brand last year, supporting international expansions. LVMH is now the majority owner of yet another fine jewellery maison. The French luxury conglomerate quietly upped its stake in 99-year-old Italian brand Repossi to 69 percent in April 2018, Business of Fashion … Continue reading Business | LVMH Takes Majority Stake In Repossi