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Luxury Goods

Now's The Time To Buy That Jet You've Always Dreamed Of

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

Want to be fly like a G6? Now may be the right time to get into the market. The trade-in value for private jets has declined by as much as 50 perc...

This Is Luxury

Eddie Parsons | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Eddie Parsons

Why do people buy high performance cars or vintage wine? Apparel is an investment that has a direct affect on you: It's on you. If you can afford to feel as comfortable as possible but still meet the requirements of your occasion, than that is luxury.

Where There's CEO Bling, There's Corporate Fraud, Says Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

Which CEOs drive a Rolls to work? That could be an important question for government regulators looking to crack down on corporate fraud. It's not...

Even In A Struggling Economy, People Still Can't Resist A Prada Bag

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business

* Q1 revs 686.7 mln euros vs 640 mln eur f'cast * Net profit 121.7 mln vs 98 mln eur f'cast * EBIT doubles, outpaces rev...

Alice Hines

Shopping Malls Aren't Dead for the One Percent | Alice Hines | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

In a still-ailing economy, shopping centers are the latest incarnations of the widening wealth gap. Indeed, go to a luxury mall owned by Taubman C...

PHOTOS: The Best High-Tech Travel Gadgets

Departures Magazine | Posted 04.03.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Escaping no longer means leaving technology at home. These devices -- let's call them travel accessories -- are proof.

PHOTOS: Holiday Gift List For One Percenters

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business

With the economy on shaky ground, these holidays will be a struggle for many Americans. Indeed, some don't plan to shop at all, and even Santa is tryi...

Pierrette Trichet: Guiding the Tradition & Innovation of Louis XIII & the House of Remy Martin

Brad Haskel | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home
Brad Haskel

Pierrette Trichet is not only the only female Cellar Master in Remy Martin's history, but in fact is the only female Cellar Master in the history of the major producers in the region of Cognac.

Hungry for High Net Worth Clients? Platform in Hong Kong and Take a Bite From the DimSum Bond Market

April Rudin | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business
April Rudin

What does Hong Kong have in common with Facebook, business intelligence software, and new mobile medical diagnostic technologies for physicians workin...

The Best Reason I've Heard To Spend Less

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
M. Lin

There is something to be said for not unwittingly losing the "warmth and conviviality" in our lives as we grow in our financial prosperity.

PHOTOS: World's Best Duty-Free Scores

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Duty-free shops have become retail destinations in their own right, offering coveted items at discounted prices and new things you actually can't get anywhere else.

Seriously: People Now Paying For (Paper) Luxury Bags

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Style

The thirst for luxury handbags has not only led to a rise in counterfeiting, but a second black market for luxury shopping bags. The Wall Street Jo...

From Bridesmaids to Business Partners

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

Women notoriously love bags and shoes -- and many dream of taking that passion and starting their own lines. But there's a whole lot of work to be don...

Poll: Rich Will Drastically Increase Luxury Spending This Year

Posted 06.15.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Michelle Nichols) - Rich Americans are expected to spend an extra $26.6 billion on luxury goods this year but they will do so with an eye to...

The New Bal Harbour: Young, Hip and Fabulous

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.31.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

As a teenager, I walked around Bal Harbour, hoping I would grow up to be just like those ladies with all the shopping bags. The Bal Harbour I visited last weekend still possesses all it's fabulousness but with hotter, younger crowds.

Ruth Reichl To Run New Gilt Food Site

The New York Observer | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

We hear former Gourmet editor in chief Ruth Reichl is staffing up a food spin-off of Gilt Groupe, the luxury discount retailer Web site....

Oak Street Getting Five New Luxury Stores

Racked | Chai Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Everyone loves a good comeback story, and in a city that calls The Cubs home, we're no exception. After getting its glam thunder stolen lately by Rush...

Something Spectacular From Santa

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Dorfman

St. Nick may be pulling in his horns this Christmas because of the slumping economy, but not for everybody. Granted, the economy is in the doghouse, but not everyone in New York is wailing.

The Paradox of China

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Blythe McGarvie

The paradox is seen clearly in China's economy. Its GDP per capita is $6600, ranking it as a comparatively poor country; however, it is the world's second-largest market for luxury goods.

Cheap Is All Relative

Hillary Keech | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hillary Keech

While the chatter of a double dip recession intensifies, the spending habits of the American public are a great topic of speculation. Even the high-end fashion community is getting involved.

Newt Gingrich's Fight for the Luxury Industry Is Laughable

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Should we really believe that 20 million people purchasing luxury goods such as jewels, fashion, yachts, private planes and lavish international travel will be a major boost to the U.S. economy! Come, on.

Books For $75,000: A Growing Market?

The Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Luxury publisher Kraken Opus mixed in a pint of Mr. Tendulkar's blood with paper pulp to create the signature page for a book celebrating the renowned...

How To Get Your Louboutins For $5*

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

*It's really $5 plus $1 per bid, but hear us out - you could end up spending something like $10 on a Louis Vuitton bag.

The Priciest Foods Ever... And Why Expensive Foods Cost So Much (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's amazing the delicacies nature can produce, and what's even more amazing is how much humans will pay to eat them! Some of the most expensive foods...

Jimmy Choo and the New Frugality

Jim Jubak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Jubak

The New Frugality, whether it's a real trend or just a Madison Avenue marketing slogan, is certainly going to leave us short of the kind of stories that my Depression-era parents told me.