Mar 30 2015


A Tech Barbarian At The Auction House Gates?


What happens when a venerable 271-year old auction house recruits a tech-savvy media executive with little knowledge of the art world as their new CEO?

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Mar 23 2015


Not Your Parents' Auction House.


As you may have heard, Sotheby's has teamed up with Canadian rapper Drake for its upcoming private sale of African American artists.

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Mar 20 2015


Happy Friday!


In a few short hours, it will be the start of the weekend and that thought makes me want to get up and dance.

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Mar 19 2015


A New Direction At Dior?


As you may have heard, Dior has signed Rihanna as their new brand ambassador. She is the first woman of colour to land this lucrative contract which makes this a historic moment for the brand. For that reason alone, part of me so badly wants to celebrate the decision. Alas ...

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Mar 18 2015


An Ode To Eres.


It's been a long, hectic winter and I'm very much looking forward to a family vacation somewhere warm and sunny. I've therefore been looking for swimwear both online and off.

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Mar 12 2015


Yes But What About The Clothes?

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In case we needed any further evidence that fashion has become as much a form of entertainment as film, music or sports, the characters from the cult 90's film Zoolander made an appearance on the Valentino runway recently.

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Mar 11 2015


Requiescat In Pace Albert Maysles


I was saddened to learn of the passing of documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles on March 5th.

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Mar 09 2015


All In The Family.

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As you may have read, Salma Hayek replaces Tilda Swinton as the face of Italian jewellery brand Pomellato.

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Mar 06 2015


Happy Fashion Friday!


Not me but a reasonable facsimile of my mood.

The sun is finally out, the fashion pack has descended upon my fair city and in a few short hours, it will be the weekend ....

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Mar 04 2015


Requiescat In Pace Bettina.


I was saddened to learn that one of my favourite models of all time, Bettina Graziani, passed away earlier this week.

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The Luxe Chronicles is a collection of interviews, profiles and musings on various aspects of the luxury industry and occasionally, a rant on our celebrity obsessed culture and the dumbing down of our collective sense of style and esthetic.

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