Stories on fashion and luxury you won't read elsewhere

What does luxury mean to John Elkann?

By Astrid Wendlandt
John Elkann
TURIN - Exor, the investment company of Italy’s Agnelli family, is on the lookout for further acquisitions in luxury. It’s already the biggest shareholder of the automaker Ferrari, one of the world’s most desirable cars. Now the Milan-listed company is in exploratory talks with a few other high-end brands, a senior industry source close to the company said. No concrete deal is afoot yet. Exor is competing against the deep pockets and full Rolodexes of LVMH, Kering and the Qatari investment company Mayhoola, which owns the Italian fashion house Valentino. All three are keen to buy brands and suppliers.

Miss Tweed's Boutique

A Year In the News 2021-2022

A Year in the News 2021-2022 is a compilation of Miss Tweed's stories published online during its second year. Like the first yearbook, it is a limited edition. Hence, it is a collector's item. It is designed to celebrate the work of illustrator Claire Laude. Each illustration runs next to the first two paragraph of the story.

25 €

A Year In the News 2020-2021

This book is a compilation of Miss Tweed’s stories during its first year. The digital revolution, the closely guarded secrets of LVMH, Richemont and Kering and the future of watchmaking are among the many topics Miss Tweed covered between the summer of 2020 and the summer of 2021.

25 €

How Luxury Conquered the World

Author and journalist Astrid Wendlandt conducted a four-year investigation into the secretive world of fashion and luxury involving hundreds of interviews with top executives and designers.

25 €

Le Luxe à la conquête du monde

Comment l’industrie du luxe et de la mode, quasi-inexistante il y a quarante ans, est devenue une puissance mondiale ? Dans cette anthropologie du glamour, la journaliste Astrid Wendlandt épingle ses super-héros et analyse ses contradictions.

22 €