Posts Tagged ‘Style’

LuxuryLab Daily Digest

Posted by Lauren Proctor on October 6, 2009

Putting Your Money Where Your Style Is (New York Times)
At a time when some of the fashion industry’s most beloved labels, from Christian Lacroix to Véronique Branquinho, are declaring bankruptcy, what would you pay to keep your favorite designer in business?

Luxury Goes Local in Asia (New York Times)
Could Ulan Bator be the new front line for luxury goods makers? 

‘I’ll Trade You a Dior for the D&G’ (New York Times)
It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon in late summer, but about 30 hip young women are milling around inside a nail salon in East London.

African Wealth and African Style at a Glamorous Juncture (New York Times)
Sub-Saharan Africa does not bring to mind an image of a woman with perfectly manicured nails flipping through glossy magazines in search of the latest handbag or celebrity haircut. Yet such women are there, and in far greater numbers than the news media’s portrayal of Africa might suggest.

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African Wealth and African Style at a Glamorous Juncture

Posted by Lauren Proctor on October 6, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa does not bring to mind an image of a woman with perfectly manicured nails flipping through glossy magazines in search of the latest handbag or celebrity haircut. Yet such women are there, and in far greater numbers than the news media’s portrayal of Africa might suggest. (New York Times)

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LuxuryLab Daily Digest

Posted by Lauren Proctor on September 12, 2009

Faulty Towers (WSJ Magazine)
In the middle of a global real-estate standoff, buyers and sellers are biding their time. Will the other guy blink?

Gianfranco Ferre Defies Crisis with Major Revamp (Reuters)
Italian fashion house Gianfranco Ferre has enough cash to stage fashion shows, launch a shoe and handbag line and roll-out a new logo despite being in administration and hit by the downturn, its CEO said.

Fashion’s Secret Helpers (Wall Street Journal)
Fashion houses stretch their search for inspiration from a teen in Texas to a blogger in the Philippines. Rodarte finds a muse in a Chicago suburb.

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