Tag Archives: luxury

Luxury Forward | Panel Event

Super excited to launch the “Luxury Forward Series” @ Sotheby’s Institute of Art with a great panel discussion on: – How are digital products integrating with material consumption? – How is product aftercare and the purchase of preloved luxury products altering our consumption pattern? – What business opportunities are...

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In Pursuit of Luxury 2022 | Conference

Very excited to join the virtual “In Pursuit of Luxury” (#IPOL)conference on 26-27 May. A great line-up of speakers, and a valuable series of roundtables, paper sessions to discuss about the latest, most compelling matters in the #luxury #industry. I will share the findings of my latest study on...

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British luxury in the digital age | Panel

Today I joined Sacha Rose (Derek Rose) and Adam White (Factory Design) for the panel “British Luxury in a Digital World Panelist”, moderated by Shaun Borstrock for the London Residency of  Parsons Executive Education. We defined luxury and the contradictions of luxury brands today in their articulation of luxury. We considered...

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The Future of Luxury Brand | Book Praise

I was very glad to be asked for a praise of the latest volume by formidable Annamma Joy (ed.): The Future of Luxury Brands: Artification and Sustainability. Never has the luxury industry gone through more disruptive changes than today. Through the themes of artification and sustainability, this book captures the...

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Educating to a humanistic understanding of luxury|Interview

Glad to see the Master programme in Luxury Business I have developed for Sotheby’s Institute featured in the latest book by Hiroyuki Anzai and Kaori Nakano: “Decameron about New Luxury”. The way we educate the future luxury leaders of tomorrow depends on how we approach and understand luxury as...

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The Future of Luxury | Interview for CEO Today Magazine

2022: Where is the luxury industry headed to? Art, Digitalization and Sustainability have paved the way for the luxury innovation so far, and will continue to shape the future of the industry. I have shared my views with CEO Today. The issue is digitally available here [link]

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The Luxury Watch Trade | Interview for Montres Publique

A few days ago, I reflected with Andres F. Ibarguen on the watch trade – from auctions to other retail platforms – analyzed through the lens of the latest consumption trends in luxury. The interview is available on Montres Publique [here].

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Luxury Consumption and Western Colonialism

For Louis Vuitton founder’s 200th anniversary, let me share my (nerdy) favourite trivia fact. The first known Japanese customer of Louis Vuitton is Itagaki Taisuke, one of the founding fathers of the Japanese Modern Government in the mid-19th century. Leader of the Jiyu Minken Undo (Freedom and People’s Right...

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A socio-cultural point of view of retail | Instagram Live

Looking forward to discussing the retail environment with ephemeral retail expert Ghalia Boustani. DBA, Ph.D. I will propose a socio-cultural reading on consumption and places of retail. It is a great for the opportunity to share the approach that I have developed with my consultancy SALT to the very hot...

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Luxury in the Age of Technology |Takeaways from the IPOL conference

I have spent an enriching 3 days at the “Luxury in the Age of Technology” IPOL conference. Hosted virtually by Politecnico di Milano, the conference featured a great lineup of speakers from the industry and the academia. The event inspired many thought-provoking debates, to which I was very glad to...

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