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French luxury giants dive into Silicon Valley

Jul 29, 2018 - 2:21 PM

'If you really think about it, Steve Jobs had a disastrous dress sense,' says Paris School of Luxury co-founder Eric Briones

HERMES. This file photo taken on June 8, 2017 shows leather wallets displayed at Hermes leather workshop in Saint-Junien, central France. In May 2018 Hermes has opened its 34th US boutique in Palo Alto in the posh area of California. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP


Check out Heart Evangelista's line of hand-painted bags

Aug 20, 2016 - 1:12 PM

Heart is scheduled to hold the Carry Your HeART exhibit featuring her hand painted bags on September 3

Hermès hit by ostrich farm cruelty claims

Jun 01, 2016 - 10:19 AM

The French fashion house is hit with claims of animal cruelty at a South African ostrich farm which allegedly supplies skins that is used in its luxury handbags

ANIMAL CRUELTY? Hermes is hit with claims of cruelty at an ostrich farm that allegedly supplies skins used in its luxury handbags, the second such allegations in a year. It was previously thrust into the spotlight last year by a PETA film exposing maltreatment of crocodiles and alligators. In this file photo, activists with PETA protest the treatment of alligators and crocodiles outside a San Francisco Hermes retail store in 2015. File photo by John G Mabanglo/EPA

France's Hermes bags luxurious profits

Mar 23, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The luxury goods maker sees its net profit reach 1 1 billion in 2015 despite challenges

epa05152390 (FILE) A file photo dated 26 April 2013 showing the Hermes booth at the world watch and jewellery show Baselworld, in Basel, Switzerland. Hermes published their 4th quarter 2015 earnings, saying the Group's consolidated revenues amounted to 4,841 million euro in 2015, up 18 per cent. At constant exchange rates, growth was at 8 per cent, in what the company called 'a challenging environment'. Hermes' Japan sales grew 18 per cent, Asia (excluding Japan) grew 5 per cent and America 7 per cent. Sales in Europe grew 9 per cent, in particular the Bond Street store in London and Gum store in Moscow performed well. EPA/GEORGIOS KEFALAS

After tears for crocodiles, Jane Birkin keeps name on Hermes bag

Sep 12, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Hermes promises ethical treatment of crocodiles in the production of the bag after Birkin s complaint about cruel methods last July

JANE BIRKIN. The British singer and actress says she is 'satisfied' with the measures Hermes has taken to ensure ethical treatment of crocodiles in the production of the bag named after her. Photo from EPA

Hermes to probe, punish 'cruelty' to crocs used for handbags

Jul 29, 2015 - 11:11 PM

The probe comes after Jane Birkin asked Hermes to remove her name from the iconic crocodile skin Birkin handbag

HERMES. The fashion house probes into the accusation that their iconic crocodile skin Birkin handbag is cause for animal cruelty

Jane Birkin asks Hermes to take name off crocodile handbag

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:47 AM

Hermes Birkin handbag attracts the ire of animal rights activists

Binondo raid busts P1-B knock-off luxury bags

Oct 11, 2014 - 1:33 PM

The Bureau of Customs warns consumers against luxury bags being passed off as genuine items in Binondo

The Bureau of Customs warns consumers of other counterfeit items passed as genuine products being sold in several stores in Manila. Photo courtesy of BOC

Colombian intel spied on emails between rebels, media: report

Feb 14, 2014 - 7:41 AM

Univision cited no sources but said it had obtained access to hacked email accounts belonging to two spokesmen of the FARC rebels

INTERCEPTION. Columbian intelligence intercepted thousands of emails between the FARC rebel .group and journalists covering peace talks in Havana.

#PugadBaboy: Rich with pork fat punchline 3

Aug 21, 2013 - 5:00 AM

The many ways you can call a Birkin

Life and Style wRap: E-book scam, deadly dairy

Aug 03, 2013 - 5:57 PM

An e book price fixing scheme Louis Vuitton and fatal bacteria in New Zealand products

E-SCAM. Apple and 5 publishers participated in an e-book price-fixing scheme

Hermes golf bag, statues among Obama gift list

Apr 26, 2013 - 11:03 AM

All federal employees in the United States must declare gifts from foreign governments or organizations with gifts to the president or the first family turned over to the National Archives

Hermes buys control of Swiss luxury watchmaker

Apr 20, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Hermes’ watch subsidiary bought control of Joseph Erard Holding a Swiss watchmaking firm

Woman of style: Giselle Go

Apr 07, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Rappler talks to a Filipina making waves in Singapore s fashion media

PULLING UP HER SLEEVES. 'I made a lot of mistakes along the way, but it was the only way I could have learned.' Photo courtesy of Giselle Go

The arduous art of the chocolate taster

Apr 01, 2012 - 12:00 PM

Tasting chocolate is both a treat and a serious art