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Maserati: A Gust of Wind into the Future

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Officine Alfieri Maserati was founded in Bologna, Italy in 1914 by three brothers: Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto. In the first years, during WW1, the production was mainly devoted to devices for aircraft engines, then due to the willingness of Alfieri, who drove race cars, the brothers began manufacturing the first automobile: Maserati Tipo 26. The […]

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Gucci, the fairytale behind the iconic “Flora” silk scarf

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One of the most iconic pieces of clothing created by the fashion house Gucci is for sure the “Flora” silk scarf, which has both revolutionized the history of this fashion accessory and managed to become a timeless classic. But the story behind the creation of this masterpiece is a real-life fairytale.   Its protagonists are […]

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Greenwashing goes black listed

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The European Union’s introduction of The Green Deal in 2020 has been followed by the European Commission’s sharpened focus on the fashion industry. With the goal of cutting the region’s greenhouse emissions to net-zero by 2050, proving that economies can flourish without an increase in resource usage, Europe is determined to commit to a circular […]

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#storiesoficons: Bottega Veneta

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“When your own initials are enough.” So recited a bold Bottega Veneta’s advertising campaign of the 70s, inviting its clients to customize with their names’ initials its logo less, yet perfectly recognizable bags. A celebration of individualism in its purest form and a quintessence of a new standard of luxury, of which the brand is […]

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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 […]