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Luxury in China 2015 – key figures.

Luxury in China 2015 – key figures.

Reading Time: 5 minutes

The luxury industry in China is like a roller-coaster. Sometimes we go up, sometimes we go down and sometimes things are upside down. In 2015 the Chinese market represented 20% of the global luxury business. This means $17.2 billion. Full review here.

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

Fashion is dead, the industry killed it. 

Reading Time: 7 minutes

It is official, fashion is dead. Fashion designers have continuously resigned from their roles at some of the most prestigious fashion names. From Dior, to Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, all these brands are dying as their respectives Artistic Directors are leaving their position. Most of them declared that they do…

Ruinart, more than a Champagne house, a patron in arts and culture.

Ruinart, more than a Champagne house, a patron in arts and culture.

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There are 284 Champagne houses that produce around 170 million bottles every year. But some of them are iconic, unique and exceptionally on top of the game. Ruinart is definitely one of them. Ruinart is the first and the oldest Champagne Houses in the world. Its story delivers an amazing legacy providing an amazing universe of know-how, creativity and luxury.

Mugler fashion, the exceptional heritage in a dazzling future.

Mugler fashion, the exceptional heritage in a dazzling future.

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Thierry Mugler is a legend in the fashion industry. His style and his legacy became an endless source of inspiration for fashion artist from all over the world. The Fashion and Beauty House is fully owned by Clarins since 1998. The Clarins Group has since then helped to established the…

Maternity Fashion – How to Look and Feel Great as Your Bump Grows!

Maternity Fashion – How to Look and Feel Great as Your Bump Grows!

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If you are pregnant – particularly if it’s your first time – you know you are going to need a whole new wardrobe to keep you feeling as comfortable as possible until your baby is born. Of course, comfort isn’t the only factor when it comes to choosing the things…

What You Need to Know when Hiring a Car Abroad

What You Need to Know when Hiring a Car Abroad

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In theory, hiring a car abroad should be pretty simple, but there are many pitfalls for the inexperienced traveler to be aware of. There is usually an array of paperwork to deal with, various car insurance policies to consider, and lots of complex terms and conditions to think about. And that’s before you have even set foot behind the wheel and worked out where on earth you need to go!

3 feisty tips to help you enjoy luxury

3 feisty tips to help you enjoy luxury

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We’ve come to define luxury as a kind of decadence that few of us could ever afford. Yachting in diamond-encrusted waters, massages from Midas, million-dollar smoothies made from the milk of a money cow – what are the chances that any of these things will ever be in your price range? If you can lower your expectations, luxury could be well within your grasp.

JM Weston homage to Yves Klein… Le Moc Klein Blue.

JM Weston homage to Yves Klein… Le Moc Klein Blue.

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JM Weston, the French luxury shoes creator just launched a new exciting project, an homage to Yves Klein. When 2 French creators universes meet, only the sublime can be reached.

Yves Klein, the ultimate blue. 

Yves Klein, the ultimate blue. 

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According to science, the human eye can spot 1000 levels of light&dark, 100 levels of red&green and 100 levels of yellow&blue. This means that we can see about 10 million different colors. But in this variety of colors there is only one Yves Klein Blue   Yves Klein, the master…

Top Tech and Gadgets for Home Safety and Security

Top Tech and Gadgets for Home Safety and Security

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There are lots of useful tech gadgets available to make our homes a safer place and protect our family from harm. So if you are concerned about home safety and security, here are a few gadgets you might like to consider investing in.

Etyka, a sustainable beauty and lifestyle subscription box – a 100% Swiss initiative

Etyka, a sustainable beauty and lifestyle subscription box – a 100% Swiss initiative

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There are projects that deserve to be known. And Etyka is definitely one of them. Etyka Luxury is an original concept in which Luxury meets sustainability. The company represents the Slow Lifestyle and now offers a “Swiss Made” monthly subscription box with 6 – 8 products which are produced sustainably and with respect for the planet and animals.

YESAH, The fashion brand all it girls will wear next year. 

YESAH, The fashion brand all it girls will wear next year. 

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2016 will definitely be an interesting year for fashion. After the rise and fall of many iconic brands and designers, there is a true renewal in the fashion landscape. One of the most expected brands next year is YESAH and we can already say that many it girls will be…

The new HENK Carbon Attaché – Channel Your Inner Secret Agent

The new HENK Carbon Attaché – Channel Your Inner Secret Agent

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If you are a super agent from the MI-6, or if you have the adventurous spirit or simply that you wish to carry your precious belongings with style, the new HENK Carbon Attaché is for you. In the past, fashion paid little attention to attaché cases. Nowadays, just like an aesthetic suit, a high-class attaché case is part of a stylish appearance.

How to Choose the Best Hair Products for Fine Hair

How to Choose the Best Hair Products for Fine Hair

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Styling and caring for fine hair requires a specific set of considerations, as fine hair has dimensionally thinner follicles than thicker hair, meaning that some hair care and styling products can weigh them down and cause them to break, damaging your hair during the styling process. When choosing products for use on fine hair, ensuring that they will not cause damage to your hair should be the main priority.

Top 3  American Luxury brands to watch out in 2016

Top 3 American Luxury brands to watch out in 2016

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2015 is almost finished and we can already say it was a great year for American luxury brands. With 4% of growth, while economic crisis is high, the sector has deployed a tremendous amount of inventiveness and kept its investments towards innovation, design and appropriate messages. Concerning the US, American…

Playboy will be nude-free from 2016… noooooooo!

Playboy will be nude-free from 2016… noooooooo!

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The shocking announcement of Playboy new CEO to stop nudidity in the magazine was a canon ball in the media landscape. With more than 7 million copies in circulation in the 70’s, today the magazine is around 800’000 copies. Did Online porn kill Playboy.

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