Vacheron Constantin Les Masques Watches 2009

In 2007 Vacheron Constantin introduced the Metiers d’Art Les Masques collection of timepieces featuring the miniature reproductions of primitive art masks. This year sees the launch of the third and final set (limited like the others to a 4 piece set of 25). The timepieces are inspired from artwork found in the Barbier-Mueller collection – [...]


Luxury sales will grow in 2011

Global sales of luxury goods will likely fall again in 2010 but return to growth in 2011, an industry expert said on Monday. “The worst thing that can happen is that we have another year of negative growth in 2010 … But I see it picking up definitely by 2011,” said Scilla Huang Sun, who [...]


Light Graffiti Fashion – Atton Conrad

London photographer Atton Conrad captured these stunning images by fusing beautiful models with dresses manufactured from light graffiti. The light creates a dramatic sense of movement, while also providing different types of textures and styles. Conrad uses enough density of light to allow the models to be modestly covered but still maintains a sheer alluring [...]


David LaChapelle for Ed Hardy

World-famous fashion photographer David LaChapelle has shot the new campaign for French designer Christian Audigier’s lifestyle label, Ed Hardy. The shot will promote his new collection of apparel and accessories that carry prints of American tattooer Don Ed Hardy. It shows real versions of the figures Hardy uses in his works such as sirens, devils [...]

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Hermes breeds own crocs to meet bag demand

French luxury goods group Hermes has resorted to breeding its own crocodiles on farms in Australia to try to meet demand for its leather bags, its chief executive told Reuters on Monday. Customers sometimes have to wait several years for certain exotic-skin bags, which can fetch over 35,000 euros ($48,410). “It can take three to [...]


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