London-based high-end jeweller Graff Diamonds hired four banks to lead a $1 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong in the first half of 2012, IFR reported on Wednesday, to raise funds for expansion and benefit from booming demand for luxury products in China.
The slate-blue crepe dress worn in 1933 by Eleanor Roosevelt at her husband's inauguration ball and Michelle Obama's white silk chiffon gown are among treasures on display at a new first ladies' exhibit in Washington.
Once fashion accessories rather than tools for confronting the weather, fans and gloves as old as 700 years are getting their day in the sun with a new exhibit at Vienna's Museum of Applied Arts (MAK).
A collection of dresses and other wardrobe treasures worn by Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn -- along with the scooter she immortalised in her breakout role in "Roman Holiday" -- goes on display Wednesday in Rome.
North Korea's imports of luxury goods for its ruling elite have surged in recent years despite chronic food shortages and international sanctions, a South Korean lawmaker said Monday.North Korea spent $272.1 million in 2008, $322.
Those whose idea of ultimate luxury is a Ferrari car or a Louis Vuitton bag may have to add a green paradise, vials of cosmetic treatments and a Barbie doll to their wish list when they visit a Milan show this week.