Tag: dior

  • More Zara Than Luxury

    More Zara Than Luxury

     Luxury industry has adopted the same appalling production model as their fast fashion counterparts. Today, Dior faces charges of exploitative production practices. As the lust for high end products grew the business model changed to satisfy consumer wants. Mass consumption means mass production.  Luxury went from exclusive to inclusive.  Many highly sort after brands morphed into […]

  • How Much? The Dior Markup

    How Much? The Dior Markup

    The expression “a sucker is born every minute” applies to luxury fashion these days.  Paris label Dior knows the world wants to belong to the bourgeois club.  Buying an expensive handbag is an arm reach into another social circle.  Emotions of supreme consumption in boutiques satisfies those temporary upward mobility urges was not lost by […]

  • Hi Tops from Dior

    I looked over the Dior Pre-Fall Collection. Kim Jones continues to lean to streetwear for inspiration.  His commercial instincts are solid. Luxury labels must court new buyers to stay relevant.  I am not sure where the line is drawn between courting and desperate attempt.   The new Nike Air Jordan hi-top crosses the border. The […]

  • Works of ART

    A GREAT BAG is not an item but a work of timeless art.  These brands are not a purchase but an investment in craftsmanship.  

  • FABULOSITY

    New Year’s celebrations means letting out your inner FABULOSITY! This is a time to use color to express your optimism for the New Year. Chanel Dior All of these items are available in stores worldwide.

  • Paris Fashion Week Couture

    Black and Paper media partner France 24 covers Couture Week with highlights including looks from Chanel. Couture In Paris

  • Christmas Gifts for under the tree