Rolex opens new store in Perth at Crown Towers

Rolex has recently opened a stand alone boutique in Perth at the Crown Towers. This is the third dedicated Rolex boutique opened by local retailer Kennedy – bolstering Perth’s position as a hub for high-end shopping. Kennedy, which is run by the audacious young Melbourne businessman James Kennedy, has been credited with shaking the sometime stuffy approach to horology and jewellery retail.

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Louis Vuitton and Hermès lead Interbrand ranking

Among luxury players, Louis Vuitton held its top position, while Hermès and Gucci climbed, Burberry and Prada slipped, and Ralph Lauren dropped off the list entirely. While Apple, Google, and Microsoft are the three most valuable brands, Louis Vuitton held its position at 19, Hermès climbed two places to 32 and Gucci climbed one spot to 51. Burberry slipped three places to 86, while Prada dropped 13 places to 94 and Ralph Lauren fell out of the rankings, from 98th last year. The Intebrand report comes amidst turbulence in the [...]

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Porsche unveils $16 million hybrid superyacht

German automaker’s design house, Studio F.A. Porsche, has revealed a hybrid superyacht that is slated to make its official debut at the Monaco Yacht Show on September 27. Constructed by Dynamiq, a luxury yacht builder, the Porsche-designed superyacht is called the GTT 115 and is being pitched as a Gran Turismo for the seas. Launched in Viareggio, Italy, the Porsche GTT 115 is defined as “the modern gentlemen’s superyacht” by Sergei Dobroserdov, CEO of Dynamiq. It measures in at 115 feet and wears a beautiful Rhodium Grey metallic paint. The [...]

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Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini launch Aventador watches

Luxury Swiss watch brand Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini have officially announced the partnership launching two new watches which were unveiled at the Lamborghini Headquarters in Italy. The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S, the big reveal that beautifully blends Italian design aesthetic and performance with Swiss precision. The development of the watch has also brought to life an all-new caliber, which is claimed to be inspired by the engine of the Aventador S and the new Huracàn Super Trofeo EVO. The Roger Dubuis Excalibur Aventador S, the first watch out of the collaboration, [...]

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Matchesfashion.com to open a new distribution center in London

Matchesfashion.com has announced plans to open a new distribution center near Heathrow Airport, in London, reports WWD. It adds that the new center to be opened in 2018, will let the company manage more number of shipments. The proposed site has the capacity to expand over 500,000 sq. ft. space, which will ultimately enable Matchesfashion.com to achieve its target of handling around four million shipments a year by 2020, says WWD. Since the site of the distribution center is close to the Heathrow Airport, the company would also be able [...]

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