Big-Name Designers Getting In On the Smartwatch Boom

The smartwatch market is booming, and high-end designers are starting to notice. While wearable fitness trackers like the Fitbit have had a tough year, smartwatches are faring much better—and the market isn’t just for tech companies like Apple. High-end retailers like Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Fossil, and now Tory Burch have entered the smartwatch market. […]

Luxury fashion must find the right balance between exclusivity and availability to keep consumers motivated by designer and brand satisfied that their designer handbag has a strong luxury pedigree.

Affordable Luxury Brands Help Investors Fashion Profits

Luxury fashion commands media attention and generates headlines. And that’s where it stays for most consumers. They simply can’t afford the gown Lupita Nyong’o wore to the 2015 Oscars. The price tag for this Calvin Klein design was $140,000. Famous people wear one-of-kind couture creations. Regular people buy products created by designers like Tory Burch, […]

Athleisurewear Goes Everywhere: Gym, Lunch, the Bank

It’s no surprise the Athleisure fashion trend was born in Los Angeles. Known for its relaxed attitude, LA is a center for all things creative. But don’t be fooled by its relaxed edge. The woman standing in front of you of wearing yoga pants, the one who just ordered a kale smoothie, spent $600 on those […]

Luxury Perfume Has The Sweet Smell Of Success

During the Belle Époque in France, from 1871 to 1914, it was common for a woman to create a distinctive look for a grand occasion such as a ball or opera debut. She would have a special gown made for the event. The finishing touch for such an important evening was a fragrance designed for […]

Smartwatches are strong competitors in the luxury timepiece market.

Luxury Smartwatches Fit Active Lifestyles

Apple is not a technology company; it’s a luxury lifestyle company. The transformation was manifested in 2013 when Angela Ahrendts was hired to head Apple’s retail and e-commerce departments. Prior to Apple, Ahrendts was CEO of Burberry, the world-renowned British high-end manufacturer of lifestyle items and fashion. Investors with a global perspective have identified luxury […]