A luxe affair

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This presentation is an attempt to introduce the major players in the international luxury market. It is not a detailed presentation but an overview for the beginners.


<ul><li> 1. ~ a luxe affair ~ An Introduction to Luxury</li></ul> <p> 2. Some major Luxury and Fashion Groups LVMHRICHEMONTLOREALESTEE LAUDERKERING 3. Group I : LVMH Paris-based LVMH : Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Portfolio of over 60 brands, including wines and spirits such as Dom Perignon; fashion and leather goods such as Louis Vuitton and Fendi; and perfume and cosmetics such as Guerlain and Givenchy. Christian Dior, the luxury goods group, is the main holding company of LVMH 4. LOUIS VUITTON In 1852, French emperor Napoleon's wife hired Louis Vuitton as her personal boxmaker.More than 150 years later, the brand launched by a farmer's son remains fit for a king while its signature monogram is an icon of style. 5. BULGARI Bulgari is one of the oldest Italian jewelry houses dating back to 1884. Its jewelry combines both vintage and modern elements, and is a huge favorite of Hollywood stars. 6. FENDI The brand name Fendi is almost synonymous with fur. Although it is a big ready-to-wear and accessories label, its 88-yearold legacy of fur craftsmanship makes it a style statement among the rich and famous. 7. GroupII : KERING Kering, earlier known as Pinault-PrintempsRedoute or PPR, was a building materials company which entered the luxury business in 1999 with the purchase of Gucci.Brands under the Gucci portfolio include Yves Saint Laurent, now known as Saint Laurent Paris, Bottega Veneta, Boucheron, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and more. 8. BOTTEGA VENETA Italian luxury goods house Bottega Veneta began by producing artisanal leather goods. Today, it makes a host of products such as fine jewelry and eyewear, but is best known for its special leather-weaving technique, the intrecciato.Its most popular product is the Knot clutch. 9. GUCCI The most popular luxury brand. The Bamboo Bag and Horsebit Loafer are the two most iconic designs from the label started by Guccio Gucci in the 1920s. 10. Group III : RICHEMONT Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company founded in 1988 As of 2009, Richemont is the thirdlargest luxury goods company in the world. Richemont designs, manufactures, distributes and sells premium jewelry, watches, leather goods, writing instruments, firearms, clothing and accessories. 11. VAN CLEEF ARPELS Van Cleef &amp; Arpels is a French jewelry, watch, and perfume company. Known for their expertise in precious stones and intricate, whimsical pieces that often feature flowers, animals, and fairies. Their pieces have been worn by style icons such as the Duchess of Windsor, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor.The company has garnered particular acclaim for a groundbreaking gem-setting procedure known as the Mystery Setting. 12. MONT BLANC A German manufacturer of writing instruments, watches, jewelry and leather goods. White stylized six-pointed star with rounded edges, often identified by their "White Star" logo 13. Group IV : ESTEE LAUDER A manufacturer and marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company has its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. 25 brands in more than 150 countries. 14. M.A.C MAC Cosmetics is a manufacturer of cosmetics headquartered in New York City. Founded in Canada in 1985 The company's products were initially specifically designed for professional make-up artists but are now sold to consumers worldwide. 15. CLINIQUE A manufacturer of skincare, cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances, owned by the Este Lauder Corporation. Clinique premiered as the worlds first allergy tested, dermatologist-driven line. Clinique was the third brand that was "born" from the Lauder Group. The first being Este Lauder, followed by Aramis, and then Clinique. 16. Group V : L OREAL The L'Oral Group is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. The company is active in the dermatological, tissue engineering and pharmaceutical fields and is the top nanotechnology patent-holder in the United States. 17. LANCOME French luxury cosmetics house Offers skin care, fragrances and make up at higher-end prices. Motive: to create a beauty brand that would deliver French elegance around the world. 18. KIEHLS Kiehl's is an American cosmetics brand retailer that specializes in making premium skin, hair, and body care products. Began as a homeopathic pharmacy.The brand has an exceptionally large male clientele base. 19. Thank You! PS: This presentation is just an attempt to introduce the major players in the Luxury Sector. There are various other brands which fall under these groups. </p>