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Hugo & Victor: a gourmet success story

There’s a little gourmet brand born in Paris, growing and expanding: Hugo & Victor. After barely 4 years, several shops opening and the beginning of an international expansion, the brand is – already – publishing a book: « Les 5 saisons par Hugo & Victor Paris – 80 créations au fil des saisons » (“The 5 Seasons by Hugo & Victor Paris – 80 Creations through the Seasons”.  Is it speed or haste?

I have met Sylvain Blanc for a passion-story-interview so as to understand the Hugo & Victor mechanism: a young and true success story.

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Journées Particulières: the craftsmen’s traditional and technical dexterity honored

On October 15th and 16th, 2011, LVMH will open the doors of its most prestigious companies for one day dedicated to “human heritage” or “intangible cultural heritage”. A tribute will be paid to the craftsmen, to their dexterity, know-how and all that makes the excellence of their luxury goods production. Be careful, only the happy few will be able to join in!

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Château Haut-Brion: 75 years of family traditions and centuries of legacy celebrated with elegance

The legacy of some brands is sometimes simply dazzling. Among them, wines and spirits are often to be found in a prominent position. But few estates can boast of such a great connection between tradition, innovation, national and international history as Château Haut-Brion. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of his family’s acquiring Château Haut-Brion, Prince Robert de Luxembourg has harmonized all the prestige and refinement details.

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Fabergé – Historical treasures, a promise of excellence?

Peter Carl Fabergé was a man of great modernity, a visionary. But the closing down of his company (1917), because of the Russian Revolution, then the family loss of the rights on the brand almost caused the end of this legacy, of which only the famous eggs remained in public imagination and memory. In 2007, Pallinghurst, a specialized investment firm, buys the brand. Its purpose is to restore its image, and to position it as one of the great names in jewelry trade. It launches an inaugural collection, creates a “Council of Fabergé legacy” and makes two female descendants of the family join the company. Thus, in September 2009, Fabergé Limited is officially revived.

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