Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

There’s a really interesting study out today from the Digital Luxury Group. Based on data from over 31 million searches on Google, Bing, Yandex and Bai du, as conducted in Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, the UK and US, it looked at which American luxury brands were the most popular globally (based on search, natch, not sales). The results would probably surprise you, especially when it comes to who’s on top, and emerging markets. Read more

Last night at a very glamourous Versace dinner (where I nevertheless managed to cover myself in shame by chatting briefly to – and not recognising – Lady Gaga, then asking the man next to me who the cute woman in the big fur (Chanel) hat was), which followed the Versace Soho store opening, I got to talking with chief exec Gian Giacomo Ferraris, who let loose some interesting stuff. Read more