A crocodile purse filled with a stuffed bunny, a baby bottle, diapers, and one-hundred-dollar bills.

It’s all about the luxury goods, baby

Designer brands are after some new, tiny customers.

Sara Friedman • November 28, 2023
Illustrations of signature handbags from linked luxury fashion brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, and Balenciaga. Each bag has a red downward arrow highlighted in its design, alongside its corresponding percent dip in sales.

Luxury brands seek a miracle inside their (ostentatious, overpriced) bag of tricks

A rough earnings season has high-end retailers fearing a prolonged slump.

Ben Berkley • October 30, 2023
A man and a woman in copper tubs filled with ice cubes.

Cold plunges are going corporate

The obsession with ice baths reaches new depths.

Sara Friedman • October 26, 2023
A woman from the neck down with a laptop on her lap wearing a black bathing suit and a white button-down shirt.

Soho House brings exclusivity to the masses

Soho House is expanding its social club empire across North America.

Sara Friedman • September 12, 2023
Luxury ice

On the rocks, please: Luxury ice is in

Americans are looking to cool off in style with high-end ice cubes.

Sara Friedman • August 22, 2023

The ice bath business is on fire

Enthusiasts are shelling out thousands for their own baths.

Sara Friedman • November 17, 2022

Porsche plans to go public

The company needs capital to go electric.

Jacob Cohen • September 7, 2022

Crystals are a $1B+ industry. Who’s buying?

People are spending serious cash on giant crystals, like a $45k amethyst throne and a $125k coffee table.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 9, 2021

The luxury market is transitioning to ecommerce — and China is leading the pack

Luxury ecommerce sales will reach $58B in 2020, up 48% YoY. The major innovations in the space are coming from China.

Trung T. Phan • December 15, 2020

How Hodinkee turned a blog about watches into a $100m powerhouse

HODINKEE just raised $40m from The Chernin Group, Tom Brady and John Mayer to expand its watch empire.

Trung T. Phan • December 4, 2020

Supreme’s most expensive items

Some of the most expensive Supreme items on the marketplace Grailed.

Trung T. Phan • November 11, 2020

Forget gold: Meet the Diamond Standard

Diamonds really want to become more investor-friendly.

Michael Waters • September 24, 2020

This marketplace lets you snap up stock in high-end collectibles

Investors are snapping up fractional shares on luxury items like cars and high-end handbags.

Caroline Dohack • August 3, 2020

Online shopping is ready for a VR makeover

Basically every online store looks the same right now. These companies have a big new idea.

Michael Waters • June 26, 2020

Meet the new upstart in the world of high-priced art sales

Loïc Gouzer, once dubbed “the daredevil of the art world,” is back.

Nick DeSantis • June 22, 2020

‘Revenge spending’ may sound like fun, but is it really a lifeline for luxury brands?

Reports of a buying bonanza at a Hermes outpost in China sparked speculation about “revenge buying.” The trend may not hold water.

Nick DeSantis • April 30, 2020

Sotheby’s is losing millions because online auctions just aren’t that exciting

There’s less adrenaline when you bid online. That may be why big auction houses are taking a big hit.

Michael Waters • April 28, 2020

Retail is hurting, but resale looks haute these days

Investors are betting big on pre-owned luxury duds.

Caroline Dohack • April 22, 2020

The hottest trend among the super-rich? Safe-deposit boxes

Demand for safe-deposit boxes is increasing among the uber-rich, as wealthy people look for a safe haven for their cash, art, and jewels.

Mark Dent • November 21, 2019

Harley-Davidson’s profits get a boost from international sales, while US sales continue to spin out

Despite its worst quarterly sales plunge in 8 years, Harley Davidson has still figured out a way to boost profits.

Wes Schlagenhauf • October 24, 2018

Aston Martin’s London Stock Exchange debut was… not what James Bond was hoping for

Luxury car icon Aston Martin’s stock market debut floundered after performing 4% lower than its expected offering price. That said, the IPO still values the company at $5.6B.

Wes Schlagenhauf • October 4, 2018

Swiss watchmaker destroys $539m of luxury watches to keep them off the wrong wrists

To keep their precious pieces away from riffraff re-sellers, Swiss luxury watchmaker Richemont destroyed $539m of its products over the last 2 years.

Conor Grant • May 21, 2018

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