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Art: the new Eldorado for startups
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Art & Design

Art: the new Eldorado for startups

All over the globe, museum and gallery closures due to the pandemic have been a tremendous accelerator for most artTech startups. By betting on new digital realities, they might be about to transform our relationship to art.

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Cristina D’Agostino

Opinion

The difficult limit of the duty of transparency

Are global strategies, designed to correspond to the greatest number of people, to care for the general interest, to carry universal values, while serving the […]

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By Cristina D’Agostino

Business & Trends

“The culture of silence will have to stop”

Strategy

“The culture of silence will have to stop”

The decrease in watchmaking production over the year 2020 has had consequence on the Swiss industrial landscape. In order to protect it, Audemars Piguet wants to launch an initiative that would enable a recovery, with Swiss made as its key challenge. Exclusive interview of François-Henry Bennahmias, CEO of the brand.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Big alliances in the yachting industry are taking shape
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Big alliances in the yachting industry are taking shape

While the pandemic has not dampened the global appeal of yachting, Italy is experiencing an unprecedented boom in its nautical sector and is seeing the emergence of big name alliances.

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

China: is the craze for consumption really there?
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China: is the craze for consumption really there?

In China, economic recovery seems to be undeniably underway, but what is the state of mind of Chinese consumers? Luxury goods bosses on the ground in the country discuss the Chinese desire to consume.

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

Younger generations that drive philanthropy (Ep.2)
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Younger generations that drive philanthropy (Ep.2)

In the philanthropy field, more than ever, strength is in unity. American billionaires are known for their generosity, yet young generations are ever more eager to work for a better world.

By Fabio Bonavita

“Perfumery is restless”
SBusiness

“Perfumery is restless”

Thirty-five billion dollars: that’s the current value of the global fragrance market. Forecasts expect it to double in the years to come, with French brands as the main players.

By Aymeric Mantoux

Worlds of luxury

Style & Experiences

The free spirit of icons in watchmaking

Watches & Jewellery

The free spirit of icons in watchmaking

Every year, in the spring, watchmaking events set out to demonstrate that Swiss know-how is alive and well, and that when it comes to design and technical innovation, the world still looks on the richness of our committed heritage brands with envy. The icons of the past are one perfect illustration. But does contemporary watchmaking have the resources to create new ones?

By Cristina D’Agostino

Is the taste for handwriting still alive?
Art & Design

Is the taste for handwriting still alive?

While 300 billion emails are sent daily around the world, how can younger generations be inspired to write? Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc International tells us why the power of writing will be key to the future.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Milanese Luxury, where roots become fashion statements
FashionFeature

Milanese Luxury, where roots become fashion statements

The emotional connection given by a piece of clothing that once belonged to “mamma” has been setting the trends of the fashion capital, Milan.

By Elena Cozza

The future of fashion will be circular or it won’t be
FashionFeature

The future of fashion will be circular or it won’t be

Second-hand platforms, very popular among the younger generation, are now supported by the luxury giants.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Clinique La Prairie innovates in longevity
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Clinique La Prairie innovates in longevity

For the celebration of its 90th anniversary, Clinique La Prairie now offers its guests new epigenetic testing and a reinforced edition of its revitalization program. A unique approach to body and mind rejuvenation.

By Fabio Bonavita

Sustainability

Tech meets made-to-order fashion for good

Sustainability

Tech meets made-to-order fashion for good

Fashion designers have found a new appeal in an old business model that comes as a slower, higher-quality alternative to the mass fashion market and is now backed by technology.

By Morgane Nyfeler

Luxury bags the sustainable packaging deal
Sustainability

Luxury bags the sustainable packaging deal

Challenged by growing digitalization in sales and environmental issues, luxury packaging is experiencing deep changes. A shift that enables the use of sustainable materials and relocating production closer to the end client.

By Fabio Bonavita

The Rise of Sustainable Yachting
SustainabilityFeature

The Rise of Sustainable Yachting

The yachting industry is making strides to lessen its ecological footprint through new, innovative technologies and launching green initiatives designed to clean our oceans, reduce fuel consumption and help preserve our Earth for future generations.

By Emma Reynolds

Sustainable yachting is no longer a chimera (Ep.2)
SustainabilityFeature

Sustainable yachting is no longer a chimera (Ep.2)

Yachting is on its way to becoming greener, and charter companies are helping to bring awareness to the masses by adding more hybrid yachts and yachts with eco-friendly technologies to its fleet, as well as implementing on-board initiatives.

By Emma Reynolds

Fashion: augmented nature in our coats
Sustainability

Fashion: augmented nature in our coats

While outerwear is designed to keep us warm and protect us from harsh weather conditions, it is typically harmful to the environment or towards animals. Attractive alternatives are finally emerging. Find out why.

By Morgane Nyfeler

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This February, luxury transmitted signs of recovery
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This February, luxury transmitted signs of recovery

Valentine’s day and Chinese New Year’s are traditionally the first two sales milestones of the year, an overview of the luxury industry’s pulse. And this year, both dates were under particular scrutiny. Can we finally talk about a recovery in 2021?

By Cristina D’Agostino

America’s Cup: Made in Italy’s tech secrets that could make history (Ep.1)
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America’s Cup: Made in Italy’s tech secrets that could make history (Ep.1)

To better understand the technological battle playing out on the other side of the world, Luna Rossa has agreed to let Luxury Tribune in on a few secrets.

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

LVMH and Kering: opposite strategies face recovery and its challenges
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LVMH and Kering: opposite strategies face recovery and its challenges

After a year-long break in their growth, LVMH and Kering have to answer challenges linked to recovery, while facing changes in the luxury fashion sector. To do so, their fashion brands seem to have opted for opposite strategies.

By Sandra Krim

Online sales giving counterfeit sales a boost (Episode 1)
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Online sales giving counterfeit sales a boost (Episode 1)

Even though more and more counterfeit products are being seized at customs all the time, and despite the boom in digital certificates for luxury products, counterfeit sales remain a growing problem in the luxury sector. Even more worrying: purchasing fake products online is actually appealing to the younger generations.

By Fabio Bonavita

Adding new twists to the luxury tale
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Adding new twists to the luxury tale

In the age of transparency, consumers are looking for meaning. Increasingly, luxury brands are obliging by integrating social engagement into their storytelling.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Global philanthropy shaken by the pandemic (Episode 1)
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Global philanthropy shaken by the pandemic (Episode 1)

Philanthropy has rapidly become a quick fix to the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies, foundations and other private donors have redirected important amounts of money in favor of the healthcare sector. As well as towards the poorest.

By Fabio Bonavita

“In terms of value, watchmaking is half a century late compared to art”
Business

“In terms of value, watchmaking is half a century late compared to art”

On the auction market, 2020 showed mixed results. Led by the charismatic Aurel Bacs, the house Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo is however holding its own, with a record year in the watch sector. A performance that contrasts with a struggling watchmaking industry.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Technology isn’t everything when it comes to containing counterfeits (Episode 2)
Business

Technology isn’t everything when it comes to containing counterfeits (Episode 2)

While blockchain is increasingly used as a certification tool, it still isn’t sufficient enough against counterfeit goods. Luxury brands also need to ensure a solid client relationship combined with strong values.

By Fabio Bonavita

“The pre-owned business: best growth option for watchmaking”
Business

“The pre-owned business: best growth option for watchmaking”

Watchfinder &Co, leader in pre-owned watches, is multiplying partial exchange programs with brands. Its cofounder Matt Bowling sees here the best option for watchmaking to increase its new watch sales.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Tourism does not give up
Travel & WellnessFeature

Tourism does not give up

In order to adapt, the tourism sector is now focusing on new formulas. Long stays at unbeatable prices and new isolated destinations for maximum safety.

By Bettina Bush Mignanego

“Adrenaline is at its peak” (Ep.2)
Style & Experiences

“Adrenaline is at its peak” (Ep.2)

Shortly before the start of the first regatta of the America’s Cup, the captain and skipper of the Luna Rossa Max Sirena boat gives his impressions.

By Cristina D’Agostino

Fabio Bonavita
Opinion

Unboxing: new weapon of the influence market

By Fabio Bonavita

Merchandising is Reinventing itself in the Covid era
Strategy

Merchandising is Reinventing itself in the Covid era

The role of merchandising has been greatly affected by Covid-19 restrictions. New strategies are emerging to strengthen the interrelationship between a physical shop and digital platforms.

By Elena Cozza

Regressive and colorful, the comforter” luxury trend is targeting big kids
SBusiness

Regressive and colorful, the comforter” luxury trend is targeting big kids

Doraemon, Totoro, Donald Duck or Pikachu, cartoon characters are the new safety blankets of luxury brands. By incorporating them in collections, they aim at attracting the Z generation, as well as adults that still are big children.

By Fabio Bonavita

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