Comité Colbert

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Government and Trade

French Luxury Brands Target Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Luxury association Comité Colbert is hosting an all-expenses paid trip for 50 start-up founders and venture capitalists.

clock June 5, 2018Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Comité Colbert Sponsors Young Japanese Artists

The French luxury goods trade association gave 50 grants for artwork by students at the Tokyo University of the Arts.

clock September 22, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A rendering of Baccarat's pop-up shop on Bleecker Street in the West Village.

Mergers and Acquisitions

French Luxury Representative Concerned About Baccarat Sale

Elisabeth Ponsolle des Portes, president and chief executive officer of Comité Colbert, suggested LVMH should bid for the crystal maker.

clock June 1, 2017Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

French Culture Minister Rewards Six Luxury Artisans

The four women and two men, who work for members of trade association Comité Colbert, were made Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters.

clock April 13, 2017Joelle Diderich

A Van Cleef & Arpels coin from the Paris Mint

Fashion Scoops

Paris Mint Teams Up With Van Cleef & Arpels

The Monnaie de Paris has issued six limited-edition coins and a medal celebrating the jeweler’s know-how.

clock September 20, 2016Joelle Diderich

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Human Resources

Comité Colbert Names Guillaume de Seynes as Chairman

The Hermès executive begins a four-year mandate as head of the French luxury goods trade association.

clock June 10, 2016Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

French Culture Minister to Honor Eight Luxury Artisans

Artisans from eight houses, including Christian Dior Couture, Berluti and Cartier, will be anointed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

clock February 17, 2016Jan Vincent Gonzales

Designer and Luxury

Comité Colbert Adds Maison Francis Kurkdjian

The French luxury goods trade association also announced two new European members from outside of France.

clock November 19, 2015Jennifer Weil

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Designer and Luxury

Comité Colbert Teams With Unesco on Pilot Campaign

The two organizations are launching a campaign to promote creativity and safeguard cultural heritage.

clock June 23, 2015Joelle Diderich



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