Luxury Society's selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

 

1. Bamford Watch Department Becomes The Authorized Customizer Of TAG Heuer Watches

After teaming up with Zenith, BWD adds another brand to the stable.

 

Read this on Hodinkee.

 

2. The Changing Habits of the Chinese Luxury Consumer

As the Chinese luxury market evolves, it is getting far more complicated. It’s no longer enough to slap a luxury label on a product to get the Chinese consumer to bite. Bain takes a look at what the market’s maturation means for luxury purveyors worldwide. 

— Laura Powell

 

Read this on Skift

 

3. Gucci Commits to Going Fur-Free from 2018

The luxury fashion house will sell its remaining fur items in an auction with the proceeds donated to animal rights organisations.

 

Read this on The Independent

 

4. US Fashion Group Coach to Change Name to Tapestry

Coach has announced its plans to change its corporate name to Tapestry due to its transformation into a multi-brand company.

 

Read this on Financial Times

 

5. European Shares Falter, LVMH Results Help Luxury Sector Shine

Despite a dip in European shares, LVMH showed strong results and aided in strengthening stocks within the consumer goods sector. 

 

Read this on Reuters

 

6. Luxury's Millennial Problem And How One Retailer Is Solving It

As with all things, Millennials bring a new set of demands to what they expect from retail, and luxury is not immune. Here’s what’s happening and how one luxury retailer, Brilliant Earth, is responding.

 

Read this on Forbes

 

Cover image credit: Gucci 


About the author

Camille Lake

Writer , Luxury Society

Before joining the editorial team at Luxury Society, Camille worked with a South African magazine, The Month, as well as a Swiss digital publication, Luxuria Lifestyle. She then went on to join the team at a leading business publication in Geneva, Bilan Magazine.