×

Watches

The latest news

Rolex tops list of most searched for fakes

Rolex tops list of most searched for fakes

​UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.
Luxury
LVMH first-half profits soar on rebound from pandemic

LVMH first-half profits soar on rebound from pandemic

LVMH, the world's leading maker of luxury goods, said Monday that sales and profits had bounced back strongly in the first six months of 2021 as demand soared after the pandemic-induced slump last year.
Luxury
Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is up for sale, offers over £4bn sought

Selfridges is for sale with a formal auction process about to start. It hasn’t been announced by its owners, the Westons, but a news report said Credit Suisse will be canvassing prospective buyers “imminently”.
Luxury
Switzerland’s watch exports recover in June

Switzerland’s watch exports recover in June

Swiss watch exports saw their recovery speed up in June, again driven by China and the US but with Europe and Japan still lagging behind, the Swiss watchmaking federation announced on Tuesday.
Luxury
Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

Burberry opens new concept flagship on Sloane Street, more planned globally

​Burberry has officially unveiled its new-concept flagship on Sloane Street in London. It’s the first of its flagships to feature its new global design concept “that encapsulates the essence of the luxury house”.
Luxury
Dior opens temporary Fifth Avenue store

Dior opens temporary Fifth Avenue store

Dior opened the doors to a new temporary boutique on Monday on New York’s iconic Fifth Avenue and the southeast corner of 59th Street.
Luxury
Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements' new brand to launch in Paris on Thursday

Vetements, the Zurich-based fashion brand founded by Demna Gvasalia and his brother Guram, is finally set to reveal its “secret project” involving the launch of a new brand, in Paris, on Thursday. 
Luxury
LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

LVMH to buy 60% stake in Off-White, Abloh to expand role in the group

​In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant. 
Luxury
Ermenegildo Zegna to list shares on NYSE in $3.2bn SPAC deal

Ermenegildo Zegna to list shares on NYSE in $3.2bn SPAC deal

Just a day after news that L Catterton will take a stake in Etro, Ermenegildo Zegna said it will list its shares in New York and is combining with Investindustrial Acquisition Corp, which will be a minority shareholder. 
Luxury
Cannes fashion: The good, the bad and the plain weird

Cannes fashion: The good, the bad and the plain weird

With so few red carpets to walk this past year, stars, celebs and the world's sharpest-elbowed influencers piled onto the "tapis rouge" at the Cannes film festival.
Luxury
Rebag introduces single-transaction swaps with Clair Trade

Rebag introduces single-transaction swaps with Clair Trade

The digital-first resale platform for designer handbags and accessories has announced the launch of Clair Trade, an instant trade-in program allowing customers to buy and sell pieces in one transaction.
Fashion
Burberry upbeat as Q1 shows strong rebound

Burberry upbeat as Q1 shows strong rebound

Burberry has reported “an excellent start” to its financial year with a Q1 trading update on Friday showing it has “attracted new, younger luxury customers to the brand”. 
Luxury
David Beckham in talks to buy out Global Brands Group JV

David Beckham in talks to buy out Global Brands Group JV

​David Beckham’s management company is in negotiations to take full control of his product licensing joint venture from Hong Kong-listed Global Brands Group (GBG), a news report claimed on Wednesday.
Fashion
McKinsey: Fine jewellery to see growth of 8-12% in next 5 years

McKinsey: Fine jewellery to see growth of 8-12% in next 5 years

McKinsey’s latest market report provides an overview of the fine jewellery and premium and ultra-luxury watches sectors, analysing the changes that will shape these markets over the next five years.
Luxury
Pyer Moss celebrates Black inventors in couture show

Pyer Moss celebrates Black inventors in couture show

The New York-based fashion brand led by Kerby Jean-Raymond hit the runway on Saturday, becoming the first Black designer to officially show on the couture schedule.
Luxury
Paul Smith swings to loss as Covid dents sales

Paul Smith swings to loss as Covid dents sales

Paul Smith Group Holdings, the company that owns the Paul Smith trademarks, has filed its annual results for the year to June 30 2020 and said that the final quarter of that year was hit hard by the pandemic.
Luxury