Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
Inter Parfums on Wednesday said that first-quarter net sales increased 20.1% to $171.8 million, despite a disappointing US sales dip. The fragrance distributor now predicts $665 million in total sales for 2018.
French jewelry house Boucheron, which celebrates its 160th anniversary this year, has unveiled a selection of new jewelry and high-jewelry creations for its "Plume de Paon" collection, inspired by peacock feathers.
An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs (£25.82 million), the star lot at a Geneva sale, Christie’s said.