By : | October 30, 2013

The luxury car market in India is booming with several players. But, lack of road infrastructure and high taxes are the big stumbling blocks. BMW Z4 As a rookie reporter on the business desk of a weekly newspaper, writing a few years after the economic liberalisation, one of my first visits was to a Mercedes […]

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By : | October 26, 2013

Inadequate real estate is one of the major challenges of the fast growing luxury retail industry in India. Herm├Ęs Horniman Circle, Mumbai, India’s first stand-alone, Luxury Retail Store Over the past few years there have been a few setbacks in the Indian luxury retail market. However, the economy is back again and supports the rationale […]

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By : | October 21, 2013

Luxury brands have realized that Diwali is the season to splurge in India. So, they have begun rolling out limited editions to lure the luxury consumer in the country. Carl F. Bucherer at Ethos Summit — Alacria Royal and Alacria Swan Even in austere times, festival days bring in rich dividend for most luxury brands. […]

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By : | October 17, 2013

Luxury is all about beautiful things. And the New York Tabletop Market brings to people the ultimate show that combines luxury and design. Artesano Provencal Collection Organized by Forty One Madison, which sprawls over 23 floors and has stores that sell the finest of china, glass and flatware, the New York Tabletop Market is a […]

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By : | October 13, 2013

De Siena – Magali Shoes Globally, Italy is known for its fabulous shoemakers, a highly skilled group of craftsmen who cut, mold, and craft some of the finest shoes in the world using unconventional fabrics and forms. The latest entrant in this shoe haven is De Siena, a new player in the luxury footwear industry. […]

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De Siena, a new-age Swiss luxury brand based in Zurich, draws inspiration from Italian heritage of fine shoemakers and uses the finest of Italian leather and craftsmanship, to make beautiful shoes. De Siena – Magali Shoes Globally, Italy is known for its fabulous shoemakers, a highly skilled group of craftsmen who cut, mold, and craft […]

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By : | October 8, 2013

Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, which has won several awards in the past, is making a serious bid for the Indian and Asian markets by selling itself as more than a holiday resort. It is positioning itself as a frontrunner in the destination wedding and MICE segments. Lobby Entrance “Picture yourself in an elegant island […]

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By : | October 2, 2013

Timelessly beautiful, the exquisite hand-painted wall coverings, fabrics, porcelain and furniture pieces from de Gournay are crafted using ancient techniques and are splendid examples of ancient craftsmanship. Bergdorf Goodman Restaurant, New York Like many other exquisite brands and companies, Claud Cecil Gurney founded de Gournay quite by accident in 1986. He was searching for artisans […]

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Trunk shows are just a strategy to sell more products in the short-term, but can affect the image of the brand…

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By : | October 1, 2013

From being exclusively reserved for the traditional elite, the luxury market in India …

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