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Tiffany’s first female design director joins Louis Vuitton

Former Tiffany & Co design director, Francesca Amfitheatrof, has joined Louis Vuitton as artistic director of watches and jewellery. Amfitheatrof will be charged with creating jewellery and high jewellery collections, alongside overseeing all of Louis Vuitton’s watch designs. Talking to fashion industry trade journal, WWD, about the move Amfitheatrof says: “It is with great excitement

LVMH’s Jewellery & Watches division sees profits leap 53% in 2015

Despite a gloomy economic backdrop luxury products group LVMH’s Jewellery and Watches division saw profits leap by 53% in 2015. In a difficult global market for luxury jewellery sales with contracting international markets, unfavourable currency rates and geopolitical instability, LVMH’s jewellery and watches division saw revenues swell to €3.31bn (£2.54bn) in 2015 from €2.78bn (£2.14bn)

STORE ENVY: Louis Vuitton, Paris

A sleek new space combining marble and metallic detailing. Louis Vuitton opened its first dedicated jewellery boutique in Paris this summer, located on Place Vendôme. The quintessentially Parisian square is home to legendary jewellery houses including Van Cleef & Arpels, Chaumet and Bulgari, and the Paris Ritz Hotel. The new store boasts patchwork-style wooden wall

Counterfeit goods seized in Northamptonshire

Fake goods worth £500,000 found with false brand trademarks. By Deepa Narwani A man who was stopped on the M1 motorway in Northamptonshire was discovered to be travelling with hundreds of items of counterfeit jewellery, as reported by the Northampton Chronicle. Jinboa Zhang, 27, is accused of being a wholesale importer of £500,000 of fake

Louis Vuitton snaps up Fabrique du Temps

Luxury brand buys watchmaking company for undisclosed amount. LVMH-owned luxury jewellery and watch brand Louis Vuitton has acquired La Fabrique du Temps, the Geneva-based watchmaking workshop. The company announced the takeover on July 7. La Fabrique du Temps’ workshop specializes in the design and fabrication of high quality movements, such as tourbillons and minute repeaters.