Chatting with Claudia Schiffer and IHT in Berlin

The International Herald Tribune has announced that Claudia Schiffer will join the lineup of high-profile speakers at its annual luxury conference. Titled “Techno Luxury”, the conference will take place at Berlin’s Ritz-Carlton, On November 17 and 18, 2009. The program will focus on how the technology and other marketing innovations can offer new creative direction [...]


Escada Files for Bankruptcy

German fashion company Escada AG filed for bankruptcy after being unable to obtain sufficient financing, a Munich district court said Thursday. The company carries around $100 million in debt and has struggled over the past year as the market for luxury goods has declined. Founded as a knitwear company in 1976 by husband and wife [...]


Sony Ericsson Dolce & Gabbana Jalou Mobile Phone

Sony Ericsson is the latest company to team up with a fashion designer to launch a mobile phone, with the launch of the Sony Ericsson Dolce & Gabbana Jalou Mobile Phone. At just 73mm long – The phone which is targeted at women is shorter than a lipstick tube and designed to slip into the [...]


Dog flies business class for $32,000

UK daily the Telegraph reports that an Israeli woman paid the El Al airline USD32,000 to allow her dog to travel with her in business class from Paris to Tel Aviv. The woman, identified by the paper as Rivkah, 60, took up an entire compartment to ferry her, her boxer “Orchuk” and a vet on [...]


Felissimo 500 Pencils

Japanese Design house Felissimo is launching an inspirational new product called the 500 Colored Pencils, a subscription of 500 different colored pencils. The way to get them is unique. If you order this product, you’ll get 25 color pencils each month. After 20 months, you will get all of them. As the year progresses, your [...]


Nespresso launches three new Grand Crus

Nespresso have released three new Grand Cru espresso’s into their range which come from the worlds top coffee producing countries. These new coffee capsules will offer Nespresso owners more variety, and will extend the current line of Nespresso Grand Crus instead of just being a seasonal offering. The idea, beyond providing a unique flavor, is [...]

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