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In 2011 the Bulgari family, majority shareholder of the renowned Italian jewellery house established in 1884 by Greek silversmith Sotirio Bulgari, joined forces with the LVMH Group and transferred its majority shareholding in Bulgari SpA. The L3.7bn, all-share deal made the Bulgaris the second largest family shareholder of the LVMH Group. After the acquisition FRANCESCO TRAPANI, great-grandson of the founder, CEO of Bulgari SpA and the driving force behind its success over the past 20 years, was made a member of the LVMH board of directors and appointed President of the LVMH Watch & Jewellery Division. From his position now supervising Bulgari, Chaumet, De Beers, Fred, Dior Watches, Tag Heuer, Zenith and Hublot, he gives LUCY REITER the view from the top of the luxury pyramid.

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In a little under 20 years ANYA HINDMARCH has successfully established a global brand founded on practical, beautiful and fashionable handbags. The business now has 48 stores and shop-in-shops in 11 countries, and has expanded into luggage, and a small clothing and shoe collection. Energy, creative vision and technological expertise have all been important factors; the brand DNA, however, comes back to what works for her

Issue: 115 , April 08

How has the accessories market changed in the past 10 years?
When I started out in the 1990s, accessories really weren’t a category in their own right, but handbags have become a driving force of the luxury industry. Buying a handbag is a quick way to get a piece of a brand, and because they are […]

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