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Gucci Vault Discord Server

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“A place where past, present and future co-exist, an exploration of new digital realms alongside a curation of vintage Gucci pieces and noteworthy designers. From creators and collectors to the purely curious, anyone can join in on the conversation.” These words from Creative Director Alessandro Michele describe the underlying vision for Gucci’s experimental concept store called […]

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#LBSSfinance: Kering Group

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A bit of… history! Founded in 1962, Kering Group is now one of the most well recognized Luxury Brand Groups in the world, with a team of more than 30,000 professionals employed all around the globe to run more than 15 Luxury and Lifestyle brands under its wing such as Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, […]

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Koenigsegg; Where Dreams Turned into Reality

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Koenigsegg Automotive AB is a Swedish high-performance car company based in Ängelholm, Sweden. It was founded by Christian Von Koenigsegg in 1994. Koenigsegg creates some of the fastest cars in the world, as a relatively new company with only 400 employees it has grown rapidly and solidified its place as a leader in the hyper-car […]

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L u x u r y B u n k e r s

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The pandemic and other phenomena that have hit the world in recent times have significantly increased global anxiety, and this has led to a boom in demand for luxury bunkers. With the invasion of Ukraine last month, uncertainty about the future has pushed even more wealthy people to want bunkers to feel safe.                                                                                                      The location […]

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Bulk buyers vs exclusive brands

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Bulk buyers, who have been reselling designer bags at more than double their original price, have taken to through resale platforms such as Vestiaire Collective and TheRealReal. In response, luxury brands, including Chanel and Hermès, have strengthened their pushback against the resale market in an effort to retain their exclusivity.  According to Jefferies analysts, Chanel […]

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Aura Blockchain Consortium

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Is the luxury world moving to a new transparency level? The answer is yes, and let us explain to you why. On April 20th, 2021, the Prada Group, LVMH, and Cartier, a Richemont member, announced the formation of the Aura Blockchain Consortium. This move encouraged the use of a single unified traceability system that is […]

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Superstition, Dior’s key to success

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Do you believe in signs and premonitions? Christian Dior certainly did, and if that is what is behind more than 70 years of collections and fashion shows, we should all be a little bit more superstitious. In an evening of April 1946, Christian Dior is working at Lucien Lelong and something does not sit right […]

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#LBSSfinance: Sotheby’s

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Founded in 1744 in London by the pioneering Samuel Baker, Sotheby’s is, without any doubt, the most outstanding auction house in the world. Along with being one of the most important fine art brokers in the world, Sotheby’s is also known for its focus on the luxury world, from watches and jewelry to wine and […]

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#LBSSphiloxenia: why study hospitality

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Why study hospitality? That’s one of the many questions I’ve gotten. For me, it was a clear choice. I like people and I didn’t want to be stuck in an office space typing, calculating and communicating with people over a phone. I wanted to make people happy, as hospitality workers are, by nature, people pleasers, […]