Posts tagged "luxury goods"

France Launches A Massive Ad Campaign Targeting Owners Of Counterfeit Luxury Goods

The production of counterfeit luxury goods is a criminal offense, and designers have always been vocal in their condemnation of the practice. Last week, Prada chief executive officer (and Miuccia’s…

Rachel Krause | May 31, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Millennial Generation Is Spending More Money Than Ever On Luxury Goods

We’re broke, we’re unemployed, we owe student loans, we’re living off our parents, we have degrees in things like English and Philosophy, we’re unprecedentedly narcissistic, and as if we couldn’t…

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Hermes Origami Set: The Luxury Item We Hope No One’s Buying

Luxury brands make everything, even basic items like playing cards, fancier and pricier. It bags, we understand (sort of), but high-end origami sets? Hèrmes now offers one, which includes sheets…

Catherine Strawn | May 20, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Does Shopping Make You Feel Guilty?

The retail industry is getting pretty desperate these days—how many more special events and functions will we see that scream “Oooo! Please, please come shop in our store!” According to…

Leonora Epstein | October 26, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Guess How Much These Miu Miu Socks Cost

And now for the latest in the ridiculously overpriced things saga … a pair of Miu Miu socks, featuring embellished doo-dads (no details on what exactly they are, but looks…

Leonora Epstein | October 22, 2009 - 1:45 pm