As a response to growing interest in vintage handbags, Baghunter has introduced a concierge service to assist consumers in locating and purchasing hard-to-come-by handbags.
Luxury Daily’s live news from July 21 – Designer movement persists as Peter Copping exits Oscar de la Renta; Tiffany harnesses power of celebrity to celebrate iconic designs; Holt Renfrew appoints Joe Fresh’s Mario Grauso as president; Hermès Group sales rose 7pc in H1 2016.
Luxury Daily’s live news from July 13 – Hermès acquires stake in creative director Pierre Hardy’s brand; Lancôme boosts millennial appeal with Angel ambassador; Waldorf Astoria driving experience grants access to Lamborghini supercars; Burberry shows optimism despite challenging climate.
Guillaume de Seynes, executive vice president of Hermès, has been elected chairman of Comité Colbert.
Luxury Daily’s live news from June 1 – Michael Kors plans wholesale reduction for 2017 fiscal year; Four Seasons to open first private island offering; Christie’s breaks record with $300K Hermès Birkin sale; Armani sees positive growth amid 40th anniversary in 2015.
Today in luxury marketing – In Rio, Louis Vuitton store robbed days after lavish show; PETA confronts Hermés at shareholders meeting; Trump Toronto Hotel on market as billionaire Shnaider seeks exit; Dior, in UK for cruise line, says new designer “work in progress.”
An Hermès Birkin bag has broken yet another record on the auction block.
Today in luxury marketing – Christie’s reconfigures June jewelry sale in light of globalized bidding; Turks buying Prada online makes investors ignore politics; Fashion is a big business in Australia – but you wouldn’t know it from the news; Hermès bets on ready-to-wear.
Cognac-maker Louis XIII is paying tribute to its history of luxurious travel with help from fellow French craftsmen.
Privé Porter, a retailer specializing in rare and unused handbags, has broken auction house Christie’s record for the most expensive handbag ever sold.