Paris Couture Shows were the Ultimate #BringBackTheBrooch yet IRL

Did you follow (live) or see coverage of jewellery from Paris Couture week? If so, you’d have spotted the jewellery trend that simply isn’t going anywhere. The brooch. Now if you’re an avid scrolling-Insta-obsessed person, you’ll notice the ever present ever fabulous brooch. On lapels, hats, worn as a hair accessory and of course attachedContinue reading “Paris Couture Shows were the Ultimate #BringBackTheBrooch yet IRL”

LVMH buys 1,758 carat diamond from Lucara

On 15 January 2020 (full press release here) it was announced that LVMH has acquired a 1,758 carat diamond from Lucara Diamond Company. Named Sewelô, the diamond is reportedly Botswana’s largest mined diamond. French behemoth LVMH, more specifically Louis Vuitton bought the gargantuan diamond as yet another unexpected power move in the luxury sector. ThisContinue reading “LVMH buys 1,758 carat diamond from Lucara”

Auction House – What a Decade! Increase in Women's Participation

In the auction world, 2010 to the present day has been quite the decade for women’s participation. According to Sotheby’s “female purchasing has been on the rise, with the proportion of women taking part in auctions at Sotheby’s increasing 20% since 2010. A growing number of those collectors were under 40, the auction house noted.“*Continue reading “Auction House – What a Decade! Increase in Women's Participation”