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    1. November 25, 2014

      Tiffany cuts sales outlook as Asia slows

      Tiffany cut its sales outlook after third-quarter profits fell short of estimates, as some of the luxury industry’s biggest...

    2. November 23, 2014

      Regulatory concerns hold back 3D printing on safety

      On a quiet, crosstown street in Chelsea, New York City, 10 machines resembling microwave ovens line the walls of the...

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    1. November 21, 2014

      Rainwear to keep the grey away

      Inclement and unpredictable weather – horizontal rain, wind, drizzle, damp – can lead to challenging times in the style...

    2. November 21, 2014

      Gift guide when buying for the boys

      Gift guide when buying for the boys At Christmas, men are hopeless. The clichéd gifts – a pair of socks, some boxer shorts,...

    3. November 21, 2014

      Stylish coffee-table tomes to suit every taste

      Cathy, by John Carder Bush, Sphere, £40 Kate Bush’s style influence found its apotheosis when “This Woman’s Work” was chosen...

    4. November 21, 2014

      Hidden gems: jewellery for Christmas gifts

      Hidden gems Now the confetti has settled, what will 2014’s most famous newlyweds, the Clooneys and Jolie-Pitts, give each...

    5. November 19, 2014

      William Lauder: Being a Lauder and CEO was a ‘life sentence’

      It was the heat that knocked William Lauder sideways when he moved to Dallas in the mid-1980s as a newly trained manager for...

    6. November 19, 2014

      AmorePacific rides high on China beauty demand

      AmorePacific, South Korea’s biggest cosmetics company by sales, is riding high on booming Chinese demand amid the huge...

    7. November 19, 2014

      Daimler targets China for Maybach revival

      Daimler has targeted Chinese drivers to spur the revival of its mothballed Maybach luxury brand, which returned on Wednesday...

    8. November 14, 2014

      Why fashion still puts faith in stores

      What’s the collective noun for flagship stores? A fleet? An armada? A phalanx? Whatever it is, increasing numbers of outsize...

    9. November 14, 2014

      Renaissance of the humble scarf

      The humble scarf is enjoying a renaissance. It was more than mere ornamentation at the autumn/winter shows where they were...

    10. November 14, 2014

      Saud bin Mohammed bin Ali al-Thani, collector, 1966-2014

      For almost a decade, Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed bin Ali al-Thani was the biggest buyer of art in the world. Bidding...

    11. November 14, 2014

      A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auction

      Bunny Mellon auction Before her death, few things were publicly known about “Bunny” Mellon, née Rachel Lowe Lambert. She was...

    12. November 12, 2014

      Burberry blames currency effects for pre-tax profits slide

      Burberry, the UK luxury retailer, reported a double-digit fall in pre-tax profit, blaming adverse currency movements, but...

    13. November 12, 2014

      Apps bring web shopping to life

      When Asda wanted to bring Halloween to life in its stores, it turned to augmented reality. The British arm of Walmart used...

    14. November 11, 2014

      New Look abandons Russia over fears of political uncertainty

      New Look said it had pulled out of Russia and Ukraine because of political uncertainty in the region, as it announced a near...

    15. November 8, 2014

      Italian sovereign wealth fund buys 23% of Rocco Forte Hotels

      Sir Rocco Forte is giving up nearly a quarter of his luxury hotels business to Italian investors in return for a £60m...

    16. November 7, 2014

      Week in Review, November 8

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Virgin aircraft crash casts pall over...

    17. November 7, 2014

      Blooms for jewellery design

      Flowers have always been a source of inspiration for jewellers. Just as Auguste Rodin argued that flowers conversed with...

    18. November 7, 2014

      The Arctic region’s innovative beauty ideas

      Think of Scandinavian beauty currently, and one is as likely to conjure the furrowed intensity of our favourite noir TV...

    19. November 7, 2014

      Richemont group plans to expand beyond China

      The Richemont group’s watch brands are continuing their Asia push with gusto – and, as the luxury market slows in China, the...

    20. November 7, 2014

      Panerai brings manufacturing under one high-tech roof

      ‘There was a desk, a chair, and me,” says Angelo Bonati of his first days as chief executive of Officine Panerai. That was...

    21. November 7, 2014

      Fear of the period piece jewellery is a thing of the past

      When a 1925 Cartier necklace set with rubies and diamonds came up for auction in Hong Kong in 1994, it went unsold. Nineteen...

    22. November 7, 2014

      It takes more than a tax rise to spoil Japan’s taste for luxury

      Japan’s hard luxury sector is optimistic: the market has experienced steady but certain growth after extended periods of...

    23. November 7, 2014

      Jerry Lauren – brother of Ralph – on his watch collection

      I do not buy watches for investment. Everything is bought out of fascination. It has to be the right quality and have the...

    24. November 7, 2014

      Miniature works of art call for a nerd’s expert eye

      Sharon Chan recently rediscovered the humble Tag Heuer Link watch she was given as a child, while packing for a move. It is...

    25. November 7, 2014

      Official failings make Thailand a rip-off Rolex Shangri-La

      Arjun, an ethnic Gurkha immigrant to Thailand from Myanmar, has sold counterfeit watches for years on the street outside...

    26. November 7, 2014

      The macho appeal of stylish bracelets for the boys

      Jewellery for men was once limited to cuff links and tie clips. But today, designs made specifically for men are just as...

    27. November 7, 2014

      A behind-the-scenes look at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

      About this time of year, the watchmaking industry rolls up at Geneva’s 19th-century Grand Théâtre to gossip, network and pat...

    28. November 7, 2014

      East and west are in perfect accord, just off the Place Vendôme

      French fine jewellery might be widely regarded as the best in the world. But as ever-increasing numbers of Chinese shoppers...

    29. November 7, 2014

      Old-style glamour ignites lust for ’80s baubles

      It was bold, flashy and unashamedly outsized. Fine jewellery in the 1980s was central to the power dressing that defined the...

    30. November 7, 2014

      Perfect storm closes in on luxury goods sector

      When pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong in September, the luxury industry was challenged by...

    31. November 7, 2014

      A gleaming pearl grows ever more lustrous

      Irritate an oyster for long enough and, instead of lashing out, it will produce a rare treasure. Items of jewellery...

    32. November 7, 2014

      Fabergé reborn as a start-up

      When Robert Benvenuto joined Fabergé, the luxury jeweller, as president and chief operating officer in 2013, he took over a...

    33. November 7, 2014

      The millennial girl in pearls gets a modish makeover

      Fine pale pearls have long been symbolic of attributes associated with Aphrodite, the Greek sea-born goddess: love, beauty,...

    34. November 7, 2014

      A secret mission in pursuit of the world’s finest stones

      A leading jewellery houses employ experts to scour the globe for the most exquisite gems – and their acquisitions help keep...

    35. November 7, 2014

      Jet, diamonds and onyx show that black is back

      As with all fashion, trends in fine jewellery come and go. Hard on the heels of the recent vogue for coloured gems comes...

    36. November 7, 2014

      The rulebreaker at IWC on the move to go global

      In an industry renowned for cautious, reserved executives, Georges Kern is an exception. The sharp-suited, silver-tongued...

    37. November 7, 2014

      Ingenious mechanical jewellery pieces made for the selfie generation

      At Loot, the New York Museum of Art and Design’s October jewellery show, the main draw was a bracelet by Asagi Maeda, the...

    38. November 7, 2014

      High price tags for jewellery made of humble materials

      Can precious jewellery be made from humble materials? A new breed of designers says it can. They offer craftsmanship and...

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