Archive for the ‘luxury’ Category

La Petite Caravane is thrilled to announce the launch of an exclusive capsule collection for Moda Operandi available from now until August 31. Moda Operandi is the New York-based online luxury retailer that allows you to access collections from top designers direct from runway but also from emerging designers. Co-founded by Vogue contributing editor Lauren Santo Domingo, Moda Operandi was […]

Vogue readers today want to know where to buy the latest Dior or Lanvin, but a previous generation wanted to sew them. Before the Zara-era, the only way for most women to access haute couture was making it themselves. Reading an October 1951 British Vogue given by a cousin, I was struck by the detailed […]

Back in high school, Anne-Laure was already passionate about the Silk Road. She dreamed of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and read anything related to Central Asia: from literature to cookbooks. I remember visiting together the Genghis Khan exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum in New York to admire the beautifully woven saddles that once covered Genghis Khan horses. […]

Starbucks, China World, Beijing: A woman walked away from her latte, leaving a Louis Vuitton bag sitting on her chair. All eyes turned to the bag, which obviously cost a lot of money and was not a fake. Tension mounted until her daughter positioned herself to defend the bag. The action seemed so natural, like […]


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