At 188 years old, Delvaux is only just beginning to achieve global renown.
Montreal’s jet-set apparel brand has amassed a significant following for its understated but considered practical leather goods.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Swiss watchmaker Omega holds the coveted role of official timekeeper for the Olympic Games, and it has an array of high-tech innovations to make sure its results are absolutely and unquestionably accurate.
With TOMS shoes, social entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie pioneered a for-profit business model known as “one-for-one”. The nine-year-old company now sells eyewear, handbags, and coffee—but its bona fide product is the power of giving.
The Salvatore Ferragamo brand is has become adept at harnessing the power of its own archive, cleverly reviving historic styles with the help of savvy young designers keen to share their skills.
Fully noise isolating, the 45mm neodymium high-performance drivers harness a rich tone by way of the oxygen-free, woven copper cables. Welcome to a stylish audiophile’s dream.
A first for Italian handbag house Valextra, the company tasked an outside designer—London-based Martino Gamper—with redesigning its Milan shop, and also emblazoning new graphic patterns upon one of the brand’s bag collections.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: You might expect the aesthetic of Gabrielecorto Moltedo, who grew up as a scion of the Bottega Veneta empire, to be one of understated luxury. But although he has tapped into his heritage of exceptional Italian craftsmanship, he is out on his own when it comes to design.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: It would be easy to consider Hermès not dissimilar from other maisons de luxe. Beyond the superficial, however, resides a philosophy and even a philosopher with a belief in the “exquisite perception of the improbable.”