News

Frederique Constant Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

Accessories

Industry Sees Wave of Takeovers

The sector’s tough times have resulted in the sale of a string of brands, with many of the buyers from the Far East.

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Smartwatch Backlash: Ladies’ Watches Skew Glitzy, Feminine

Accessories

Smartwatch Backlash: Ladies’ Watches Skew Glitzy, Feminine

As smartwatches settle into the market, jewelry timepieces are finding new fanfare as dressier, persona-driven alternatives.

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A look from Corum.

Accessories

Corum Returns to Growth Path With Chinese Backing

Acquired by Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group four years ago, the venerable Swiss watch brand has returned to profit with growing sales.

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A peek at the DKNY Minute

Fashion

DKNY Introduces Hybridized Smartwatch

The DKNY Minute will be unveiled today at the Baselworld fair.

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Basel, Switzerland is set to host the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery show.

Accessories

No Time for Doubt: Optimism Reigns as Baselworld Begins

Watchmakers and jewelers continue to face significant challenges, but most brands remain upbeat about 2017.

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Accessories

Baselworld Facts and Figures

A few details about the world’s largest watch fair — and things to do when you’re not at the exhibition.

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De Beers’ 18-karat white gold necklace with multicolored diamonds.

Accessories

Lost Luster: LVMH, De Beers Partnership Splinters

The much-touted partnership has ended quietly in divorce.

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An APM Monaco bracelet.

Accessories

APM Monaco Bringing Mediterranean Breeze to SoHo

The jewelry brand is forging ahead in vast, virtually untapped market.

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The poster of "The Beats and The Vanities" exhibit to be held at Armani Silos

Eye

Armani/Silos to Hold Larry Fink Exhibit

Called “The Beats and The Vanities, Larry Fink,” the exhibit will be opened to the public on March 29 and run until the end of July.

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Inside Givaudan

Business

Givaudan Reveals Executive Committee Changes

After almost 30 years with the Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier, Joe Fabbri will retire from the committee in June.

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The new Bulgari Serpenti watch with interchangeable leather strap.

Accessories

Bulgari Launches Serpenti Watch Aimed at Millennials

Customers will be able to “compose” their personal Serpenti using a dedicated app installed on a tablet, with a total of 312 options on tap.

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Business

Hugo Boss to Stage Hugo Show at Pitti Uomo in June

German giant’s more progressive Hugo brand to feature both men’s and women’s looks on Florence runway.

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FlexyBeauty

Beauty

FlexyBeauty Raises 1.5 Million Euros

The French software company servicing hair salons, beauty institutes and spas, has received an injection from Newfund.

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Rita Camelli

Business

Rita Camelli Adds La Perla Comunication Role

Camelli is also group public relations director of Elite World, the network of model management agencies part of PGM Group.

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The De Beers flagship on Madison Avenue.

Business

De Beers Diamond Jewellers Confirms LVMH Buyout

The group has taken full ownership of the De Beers Diamond Jewellers retail operation.

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