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Bernard Arnault

A Luxury Museum for Paris

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts
Joan Z. Shore

Now completed, at a cost of $143 million, the structure is an amazing tour de force. The glass units are neither roof nor façade: they are simply bulging, overlapping segments supported by an intricate mesh of steel.

Interview With Frank Gehry: How Does He Do It?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Architect Frank Gehry says on the occasion of the opening of his new LV Fondation building and retrospective in Paris, "Well, you live a couple of lives, for me personally, I feel like the luckiest guy ever."

The Creative Class With Peter Marino

Rana Florida | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

From Chanel boutiques in Paris and Beverly Hills to Christian Dior stores in Shanghai and New York, Marino is an interior Design Hall of Fame member.

How to End Tax Exile

Salim Lamrani | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Salim Lamrani

French magnate Bernard Arnaud's desire to acquire Belgian nationality has reignited the debate over tax exile and the refusal of similar large estates to fulfill their fiscal responsibilities. There is, however, a simple and effective solution to end legal tax avoidance.

Who Has More Clout, Politicians or Actors?

Jacob Brookman | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Jacob Brookman

Whether in France, the UK or Hollywood, top actors and politicians have much in common. They are both performers by trade who are put under intense public scrutiny. Their careers require a huge amount of guts and stamina, and can disappear into thin air overnight for seemingly minor offenses.

France's Richest Man Sues After 'Get Lost, Rich Jerk' Headline

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

PARIS — A sharp-tongued public dispute has broken out between two of Europe's most prominent tycoons over a proposed French tax on the superrich...

France's Richest Man Applies For Belgian Citizenship Amid Tax Increase Threats

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business

Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man, is applying for Belgian citizenship, sources confirm. The move is certainly to heighten tensions in France, a...

The Next Creative Director Of Christian Dior?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.22.2011 | Style

Sure, the rumor mill has already churned out Marc Jacobs' name for the top job at Christian Dior. But it also had contestants as unlikely as Alexander...

Natalia's New High-Profile Man

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Style

While some models are settling down, Natalia Vodianova is diving headfirst into the dating world -- with Bernard Arnault's son, Antoine. Vogue UK ...

Big Changes at Major Fashion Houses Put Rumor Mills Into Overdrive

Joy Yoon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joy Yoon

My head was spinning at the thought of the biggest round of fashion musical chairs I had heard about in some time. Fashion Week was turning into an episode of Gossip Girl on speed.

A Fashion Foreign Policy

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Likosky

To protect American workers, in the luxury sector and elsewhere, our government trade negotiators should revisit outsourcing rules.

Bailing Out Luxury

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Likosky

With the start of Haute Couture Week in Paris, luxury is on the ropes. Christian Lacroix is going under. Meanwhile, Prada and Armani are offering their brands to cell phone and car makers.

Familiar Faces Top Fortune's Power 25

Fortune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some are empire builders. Others are hired guns. But if they truly have world-class oomph, they're on Fortune's subjective - yet really quite accurate...

The 20 Most Intriguing Billionaire Heiresses

Forbes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It used to be heiresses just lunched, shopped and partied. Don't tell the $20 billion babies on Forbes' list of the 20 Most Intriguing Billionaire Hei...