Topic: Luxury goods

Luxury Resellers Are Giving Fashion a Second Life

The burgeoning market for 'pre-loved' goods

Jaclyn Shanfeld became a fashion entrepreneur by accident. After snapping off a heel while rushing to a bar mitzvah in Beverly Hills, she hobbled into the local Fred Segal boutique…

Orient Express Makes Quick Stop in New Patek Philippe Ad

How one luxe brand can advertise another

For the benefit of those with a little extra spending cash lying around, a one-way ticket from Paris to Istanbul on the Venice-Simplon Orient Express now costs $10,340. You certainly…

How Rolex Runs on Autopilot

Educating is no longer necessary

If there’s a branding equivalent of reaching nirvana, Rolex has done it. The 108-year-old brand is so famous, so coveted, it’s virtually synonymous with the luxury watch category, if not…

Is Gilt Really Worth $1 Billion?

The Wall Street Journal isn't so sure

A group of VCs recently invested $138 million in Gilt Groupe, giving the company a valuation of $1 billion despite the fact that the site hasn’t made a profit since…