Talking Luxury
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Talking Luxury

Last night, on a beach in balmy Miami, Florida, luxury executives likely got to feel the sand between their toes while sipping cocktails as they converged for The New York Times International Luxury Conference. Joining co-hosts Deborah Needleman, editor in chief, T Magazine, and Vanessa Friedman, fashion director, The New York Times, keynote speakers at this year’s … Continue reading

A Year in Review: Sustainable Luxury Highlights 2013
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A Year in Review: Sustainable Luxury Highlights 2013

As we are getting ready to ring in the new year, it is time to look back at 2013. Despite its fair share of depressing news, chief among them the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, this year also saw some promising developments and auspicious announcements in the area of sustainable luxury: from zero-deforestation luxury eco-bags … Continue reading

High Time for Sustainability?
Lifestyle / Random Thoughts

High Time for Sustainability?

There are several things that Switzerland is synonymous with: chocolate, cheese, banks and, undoubtedly, watches. Earlier this week I had a unique opportunity to visit the Swiss capital of watchmaking, La Chaux-de-Fonds, where I had privileged access to the ateliers of some of the world’s most coveted watch brands. I was curious to find out more about the exclusive world of … Continue reading