Welcome back to What The Luxe, a newsletter packed with insights & intelligence for luxury, beauty & lifestyle marketers —written by me, David Klingbeil
I hope this newsletter will inspire you, surprise you and make you think… What the Luxe?!
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💡 Products & Trends
- Business of Fashion and McKinsey Release 'The State of Fashion' Report
- Why Are Phone Brands Joining The Collaboration Craze?
- What Burberry and Gucci’s creative changes mean for fashion
- Pantone's 2023 Color of the Year Is 'Viva Magenta'
- From Supreme to Rolex: How Streetwear Is Transforming Luxury Watch Culture
📺 Marketing and Advertising
- The Balenciaga controversy, explained
- Has luxury hospitality been disrupted indefinitely?
- Adidas & Snap Team Up on Bitmoji Drop
🛍️ Experience & Retail
- Rolex officially introduces Certified Pre-Owned Program
- This Ultra-Luxury Secondhand Retailer Wants to Be the Hermès of Resale
- How brands are making e-commerce feel like social media
- EBay’s efforts to grow its luxury business are paying off
- Shein overtakes Zara as most popular fashion retailer in the world
⛓️ Web3 & The Metaverse
- Adidas Originals Launches Inaugural NFT Wearables Collection
- Lacoste opens virtual reality store with Emperia
- How Art Basel Miami became a web3 fashion hub
- Metaverse Fashion Week to return in March: what to expect
- Nike And RTFKT Step Into The Future With First Native Web3 Sneaker
🌲 Sustainability & Purpose
- Why a Former CEO Doesn't Want You to Lose Hope in Fashion
- Ferragamo offers 760 employees shopping vouchers to cope with inflation
- Inditex launches detergent designed to reduce microfibre release
💼 Business & Finance
- Alessandro Michele exits Gucci, Kering confirms
- Deal analysis: Estée Lauder plays the long game with Tom Ford acquisition
- Luxury Earnings: Ralph Lauren Charges Ahead While Canada Goose, Adidas Brace For China Setbacks
- Chanel acquires Italian manufacturer of high-end denim
- Prada appoints new Group CEO
- Aston Martin and Bowmore Teamed Up for a Wild $75,000 Bottle of Scotch
- The 30 Best Ads of 2022
- Robot Parking Lots Are Now a Thing in NYC—and One Spot Costs $300,000
Long form content (>1min)
CHANEL - Give wonder, give CHANEL ( 1m24 )
LVMH - THE WORLD OF LVMH ( 1m42 )
Christian Dior - The Stars align in Savoir-Faire for Dior Men Fall 2023 ( 1m10 )
Short form content (<1min)
L'Oréal Groupe - Behind L'Oréal French Luxury Beauty ( 34s )
Hermès - Hermès | Graver ( 22s )
OMEGA - A World of Enchantment ( 35s )
On top of the regular What The Luxe, I share deep-dives on hot topics in the luxury industry with the Premium subscribers.
Check the full list of Special Reports.
Here are the latest special reports:
- 01 - Luxury & Purpose
- 02 - Luxury & Holidays / Gifting
- 03 - Luxury & Craftsmanship
- 04 - Luxury Private Labels
- 05 - What is luxury?
- 06 - Luxury & Data
- 07 - Luxury & Augmented Reality (AR)
- 08 - 8 Luxury Trends for 2021
- 09 - The State of Luxury Videos
- 10 - Luxury & Podcasts
- 11 - Luxury, Crypto & Blockchain
- 12 - Luxury & Live video
- 13 - Learnings from 100 luxury pandemic campaigns
- 14 - Data & insights guide (part 1)
- 15 - Data & insights guide (part 2)
- 16 - Data & insights guide (part 3)
- 17 - Luxury & Nostalgia
- 18 - Luxury & The Web3
- 19 - Luxury & Storytelling (Long Form Videos)
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