By : | August 28, 2013

The Indian economy may be going through downturn. However, many luxury brands are still betting on it, including the marquee heritage brand, Villeroy & Boch, which has set up its first store in Mumbai and hopes to expand to a few more cities. In an exclusive interview, Nicolas Luc Villeroy talks about expanding into new […]

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By : | August 23, 2013

Themed residential villas. Branded apartments. Golf cities. Mumbai opens up to uber-luxe, high-gloss designer residences that match the best in any global city across the world. Yoo in India Indian luxury developers, dealing with a slowdown, have found several ways to break the ennui that consumers of luxury real estate – people who travel frequently […]

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By : | August 21, 2013

Excerpts from report “Small Ain’t Beautiful — Point of View on India Luxury Market” Unlike what the world believes, India’s rendezvous with luxury is several hundred years old, reveals a report by consultants Bain & Company. In the first part of a two-part series, they trace the history of luxury in the country and the […]

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Excerpts from report “Small Ain’t Beautiful — Point of View on India Luxury Market” by Bain and Company Wednesday, August 21, 2013 In the second excerpt from Bain & Co report, we look at factors that have driven growth in luxury consumption in India in recent times and the roadblocks the industry needs to deal […]

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By : | August 16, 2013

Fashion label Maiyet has partnered with Nest, a non-profit organisation working with artisans in several parts of the world, to set up a state-of-art weaving centre in Varanasi from where it sources sumptuous silk. Maiyet Spring Summer Collection 2013 Outreach programmes are essential image building tools that luxury brands often fall back on. There are […]

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By : | August 9, 2013

While Belgians are famous for their delicious chocolates Japan is also finding favour with its own brand of luxury chocolate, particularly the highly coveted Nama, which sells from Royce’ stores across the world, including New York. Royce now finds a home in Mumbai’s Palladium mall. Royce Chocolate Wafers Founded in Sapporo in 1983, the superlative […]

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By : | August 5, 2013

Rachel Roy, American fashion designer with a Dutch mother and an Indian father, grew up in the sunshine state of California, majored in liberal arts, before moving to New York to work as a stylist. She then joined urban fashion line Rocawear, where she rose to a position of creative director for its women and […]

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By : | August 1, 2013

It is that time in the international fashion industry when menswear is seeing a rising business strategy. Across the globe, menswear accounts for 40 percent of total luxury sales. Chanel Menswear Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel is known across the world to have spear headed the feminist movement in France, during her time. She empowered women to […]

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