Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
Inter Parfums on Wednesday said that first-quarter net sales increased 20.1% to $171.8 million, despite a disappointing US sales dip. The fragrance distributor now predicts $665 million in total sales for 2018.
French jewelry house Boucheron, which celebrates its 160th anniversary this year, has unveiled a selection of new jewelry and high-jewelry creations for its "Plume de Paon" collection, inspired by peacock feathers.