Luxury property, The Chatwal Hotel in New York has launched a limited-edition collection of stunning red luggage designed by T Anthony. The luggage line which features two suitcases for clothing and shoes, a hatbox, a jewelry case and a make-up case, are all made with deep red canvas hardcover cases that are trimmed in brown leather and sport polished nickel hardware.
According to luxury industry experts present at the 2013 CII ET Dialogue Luxury event organized by The Economic Times and CII (The Confederation of Indian Industry) India could emerge as an important luxury market in the next decade but pricing will continue to play a key role in expanding the market.
Websites like Airbnb and Couchsurfing have long helped travelers save money by renting and swapping their homes (or merely their couches) rather than pay for hotels. But as the sharing economy evolves, and as luxury travel grows, rental and home swap sites are increasingly catering to travelers with the desire (and budget) for a more sumptuous home away from home.
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Following last season’s “identity crisis,” which saw Brazilian ready-to-wear designers sitting out the shows, or showing collections lacking in creativity, Paulo Borges, founder of São Paulo Fashion Week, and Daniela Falcão, editor-in-chief of Vogue Brazil, formed an alliance to breathe new life into what is arguably the most important fashion week in the Southern Hemisphere.