Tag Archives: Bernard Arnault

La Verrière

Later this month, on October 27, the Fondation Louis Vuitton will open its doors in the Bois de Boulogne. Architect Frank Gehry was commissioned by LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault to create an appropriate setting for the Foundation’s extensive art … Continue reading

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Un emballeur

Our house is scheduled to go to settlement in a few days, all going well, and I’m not the only person who’s hoping that there will soon be a sold sign on the lawn. We’ve gotten several mailings from companies who … Continue reading

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Fait sur mesure

The other day, I wrote about Hennessy, one of the jewels in the LVMH crown. Today, I’m going to tell you about another of their jewels, Berluti. This French company with an Italian name has been creating bespoke men’s footwear … Continue reading

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Un soutien-gorge

Lejaby is back. Just a few months ago, the French lingerie manufacturer was making news for for reasons that were far from uplifting. Right in the middle of the French election campaign, the 82-year-old  company announced that it was closing … Continue reading

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Poule de luxe

Forbes magazine just named Bernard Arnault the richest man in Europe and the fourth richest internationally with a fortune estimated at 41 billion dollars. Arnaud is the head of LVMH, the luxury goods conglomerate that includes Louis Vuitton, Moët-Hennessy, Veuve … Continue reading

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