Japan's construction firm Shimizu Corporation has been awarded a S$338.2 million ($259.3 million) contract for the development of a Singapore property by Capitol Investment Holdings, it said on Tuesday.
A 110-carat yellow jewel called the Sun Drop Diamond, thought the biggest of its kind in the world, sold for a record 10 million Swiss francs ($10.9 million) at auction in Geneva, Sotheby's announced Tuesday."
The International Herald Tribune is hosting its next luxury conference in Sao Paulo from November 10 to 11. After discussing the theme of heritage in 2010, organisers decided to name this year’s conference “Hot Luxury”.
Switzerland's super-rich spent more on their lifestyles in the year to August, even though imported luxury goods were made cheaper by the strong franc, wealth management and advisory company Stonehage said on Tuesday.
The Italian brand, long held by the British group Pentland, will make its transatlantic journey once more. The company Ellesse North America Inc has signed a licensing agreement for the design, sourcing and supply of sports and casualwear. The brand plans on exporting its tennis apparel in time for the holidays.
Dutch design duo Viktor and Rolf took a doll's wardrobe as blueprint for their Spring-Summer look unveiled Saturday in Paris with outsized stitches threaded along the seams of high-waisted silk and lace dresses.
The chop-chop of helicopter blades sounded lift-off Sunday as Celine unveiled a smooth, sober spring look in aerial whites and rich-hued leather that left the Paris fashion crowd dizzy from the journey.
Paris Fashion Week kicks off Tuesday with a host of young designers taking their first bow, at Issey Miyake and Balmain, Kenzo and Cacharel, and a buzz of excitement over John Galliano's succession at Dior.