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

1. How Luxury Brands Are Celebrating Lunar New Year 2019, The Year Of The Pig

Luxury brands are all on board for Lunar New Year. Though not as widespread and celebrated in Western cultures, it does rank high in China—a market where consumers still pay full price for expensive wares.

 

Read this on Forbes.

 

2. 7 Year of the Pig luxury watches you would want to flaunt this Lunar New Year

Designs of Vacheron Constantin, Panerai, Piaget, Jaquet Droz, Chopard and Breguet, some with diamond-encrusted bezels, depict the 12th Chinese zodiac animal

 

Read this on South China Morning Post.

 

3. 7 Questions for The Luxury Institute’s CEO on the State of Market in 2019

The global luxury market is entering a year of uncertainty and turbulence. With an outsized focus on China — the world’s second-largest economy as well as the key driving force for luxury consumption — the country’s economic health and consumer appetite will be crucial to the development of luxury business in 2019.

 

Read this on Jing Daily.

 

4. LVMH Eases Fears of a Luxury Slowdown in China

Chinese consumers may not be snapping up iPhones, but  LVMH sees no let-up in shoppers’ thirst for luxury goods.

 

Read this on Bloomberg. 

 

5. Paris Aims to Be ‘Sustainable Capital of Fashion’ by 2024

“Paris Good Fashion,” an initiative supported by the office of Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, made its debut at the Institut Français de la Mode on Monday.

 

Read this on WWD. 

 

Cover image credit: Gucci


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Cléa Emery

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Cléa Emery is writer at Luxury Society. Based in Geneva, Cléa was previously part of the Digital Marketing team of Solar Impulse. She now contributes to managing the Luxury Society platform. Cléa is also Marketing & Communication specialist at DLG, the parent company of Luxury Society.