Sydney and Melbourne Among World’s Top Luxury Property Markets

Sydney and Melbourne are among the world’s top 15 fastest growing luxury home markets, a report has found. Knight Frank’s 2018 Wealth Report found that despite the easing price growth across Sydney, the prime market still managed to record double digit annual growth in 2017. According to the report’s Prime International Residential Index, Sydney recorded […]

Gucci Confirms Tax Evasion Probe in Italy Headquarters

Gucci has confirmed that it is undergoing investigation over suspected tax evasion in Italy. Following a report by Italian newspaper La Stampa, Gucci confirmed that last week the police raided the company’s offices in Milan and Florence for evidence of income under-reporting. The Milan public prosecutors suspected the fashion house of declaring several years’ worth […]

Bedat & Co Appointed As Cathay Pacific’s Official Timekeeper

Bedat & Co has upgraded its partnership with Cathay Pacific, with the Swiss watch brand being appointed as the official timekeeper for the airline. This marks the first appointment in history of a timekeeper by an air carrier. Bedat & Co began the partnership with the Hong Kong-based airline several years ago as a time […]

Anya Hindmarch Launches New Candle Line

Designer bag and accessories designer Anya Hindmarch has finally stepped into the home fragrance market with her new candle range. In collaboration with perfumer Lyn Harris, Hindmarch has launched a range of three scented candles titled “Anya Hindmarch Smells!”, with fragrances such as Sun Lotion (Italian bergamot, Tunisian orange flower, angelica seed, cedar wood from […]

Burberry Partners with Coty to Boost Beauty Business

Coty has acquired the long-term exclusive global beauty business licence for Burberry’s luxury fragrances, cosmetics and skincare. The partnership will see Burberry receive £130 million for the licence, in addition to £40 million for assets transfer. Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies, with beauty brands such as COVERGIRL, Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, […]

Dior’s New ‘Love Chain’ Campaign Receives Backlash for Featuring Johnny Depp

Dior has launched a new charity initiative titled #DiorLoveChain, featuring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Pattinson, Johnny Depp and more. The campaign features a short clip featuring celebrities answering the question: “And you, what would you do for love?” For each Instagram post using the hashtag, Dior will donate $1 to We Movement, a global […]

Sydney, Melbourne Luxury Homes Still Popular Among Expat Investors

Rising prices and the appreciating Australian dollar have not deterred foreign investors from buying luxury homes in Sydney and Melbourne. The latest Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index, covering the second quarter of 2017, ranked Sydney as the sixth fastest-growing prime housing market in the world, while Melbourne placed tenth. Sydney’s luxury home prices grew 11.5 […]