In The News: How Millennials Have Become Couture’s Biggest Client

IN THE NEWS

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How Millennials Have Become Couture’s Biggest Client

Thousands of hours of exacting embellishment, a schedule of fittings and wait times of up to 12 months for a single dress: the old-world traditions of haute couture, at first glance, do not appear to speak to our express age of three hours from click to collect.

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Greenpeace Report Spotlights Fashion’s Progress on ‘Detoxing’

Greenpeace | Source: Courtesy By Tamison O’Connor July 12, 2018 05:30 – The fashion industry has made progress toward purging its supply chain of hazardous chemicals, Greenpeace AMSTERDAM, Netherlands said in a new report. Luxury brands, however, are lagging behind.

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Business News: Richemont Retools For A Changing 21st Century Marketplace

Richemont plans to keep the YNAP management team intact and to operate the company as a separate business. The goal is to use the parent company’s financial clout to strengthen YNAP’s leadership position in luxury e-commerce.

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Colour, clarity, cut, conscience: Gen-Z buys diamonds differently

As in many aspects of their consumption, young diamond buyers are socially conscious and value quality and integrity. They want natural stones that are conflict-free and will happily choose laboratory-grown diamonds too

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When Will Fashion Week Finally Go Paperless?

The not-so-fun fact about fashion: The multi-trillion-dollar apparel business is one of the biggest polluters on the planet. For years, in fact, experts argued that it was the second dirtiest industry in the world, behind only fossil fuels.

INNOVATION CORNER

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Why bitcoin uses so much energy

BITCOIN has been alarming people for years because of the amount of electricity needed to mint new virtual coinage. Alex de Vries, a bitcoin specialist at PwC, estimates that the current global power consumption for the servers that run bitcoin’s software is a minimum of 2.55 gigawatts (GW), which amounts to energy consumption of 22 terawatt-hours (TWh) per year-almost the same as Ireland.

POSITIVE LUXURY IN THE PRESS

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POSITIVE WEEK: FOR 21ST CENTURY LUXURY, TRUST IS PARAMOUNT – Trend Prive Magazine

Did you know that, out of 2,000 people surveyed, 85% stated that the current definition of luxury doesn’t reflect what it means today? That’s one of the reasons we’re hosting Positive Week. Taking place from 8th-12th October 2018, our event highlights the brands that have a positive impact on people and our planet.

OUR BRANDS IN THE PRESS

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House Of Garrard Creates 118 Carat Sapphire To Mark Queen Elizabeth’s 65th Jubilee

The style is very similar to Kate Middleton’s engagement ring The House of Garrard has announced the 118.88-carat Jubilee Sapphire to mark 65 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and pay tribute to the jeweller’s role in remodeling the Imperial State Crown for the occasion.

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Forevermark is creating jewellery for the bold, modern woman

Think diamonds and you see Marilyn Monroe swearing forever friendship and the material girl cascading through suits in candy pink, or of promises made on bended knees and hidden desserts. These shiny glittering rarest of rare stones have for long captured various stages and kinds of womanhood, along with our wardrobes, hearts and investment portfolios.

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Best Places to Get Your Chocolate Fix at Home and Around the World

Today is World Chocolate Day and we thought it would be fun to team up with Travel Corporation Canada for some chocolaty travel ideas. With the summer travel season here, we are reminded that vacations are meant to be a time for indulgence.

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Upcycled Leather Statement Jewelry : Leather statement jewelry

Leather statement jewelry – SO-LE Studio is a London-based firm that produces collections of luxurious and fashion-forward leather statement jewelry pieces. Strongly influence…

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