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


1. Luxury’s Big Guns Are a’ Blazing

LVMH and Kering’s stellar first quarter results had the SLI shooting for the stars this month.


Read this on Business of Fashion


2. The End of the Passive Ambassador

We’ve seen so many stars posing with a luxury watch on their wrist and being handsomely paid for the service that we’ve forgotten one thing: if these personalities have risen to the peak of their art, they must have talent. So why not make the most of it from now on?


Read this on Europa Star

3. Farfetch Banks on Hard Luxury

The retailer has launched dedicated hubs for fine jewelry and watches and wants to present hard luxury through a more youthful lens.


Read this on WWD


4. YNAP on Track for De-Listing After Richemont Offer Breaches Threshold

Online luxury retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) is on track to be de-listed following the end of a takeover offer launched by Cartier owner Richemont, data from the Italian bourse showed on Wednesday.


Read this on NYTimes


Cover image credit: Hublot. Image: Ricardo Guadalupe and Richard Orlinski. 

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.