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Lorre White
I'm a luxury marketing consultant who makes appearances on TV, radio and the Web as the only Luxury Media Personality "The Luxury Guru".
Interests: International Travel, European Events, Boutique Hotels, Yachting, Private Jets, Gourmet Food, Wines and Champagne, Yoga, Interior Design/Architecture, Spas, Dogs, Fashion, Polo, Arts, and Good Manners
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What is Bespoke? Does the term Bespoke encompass everything custom-made? Acclaimed luxury expert and consultant, Lorre White, answers all these and more.... The term Bespoke dates back to the 17th century. In those days tailors kept full lengths of clothes... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The United States’ current political and social tensions have opened opportunities for brands that support consumer aspirations of balance, health and connections, causing challenges to arise for traditional luxury players. According to a new report from Sustainable Brands, consumers in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Luxury Swiss watchmaker Patek Philippe celebrates its long history and prowess in watch making with a 10-day exhibition. The show, titled ‘The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition New York 2017’ is slated to take place from July 13 to 23... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Chinese social media influencer Mr. Bagss was featured in a Grazia China editorial By DANNY PARISI Luxury brands experimenting with WeChat's commerce model rose from 3 percent to 10 percent from the year-ago, suggesting that the sector is beginning to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
The world's most remarkable and innovative superyachts from across the globe have been revealed. They are the champions of Boat International Media's World Superyacht Awards 2017 – and they include the £350million Dilbar, which the UK-based magazine described as 'the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Calvados to Chartreuse: Calvados to Chartreuse: The ultimate booze map of France The Local news.france@thelocal.com 14 April 2017 21:05 CEST+02:00 mapslife in france Share this article Image: The Local France is well known for its food - but did you... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Getty Images Masterpieces by Modigliani and Picasso unveiled at Sotheby's on June 16, 2016 in London. (L-R) Modigliani's "Jeanne Hebuterne (au foulard)," 1919 and Picasso's "Femme assise," 1909 were auctioned as part of the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening sale.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Japan’s new narrow-gauge wonder-train has proved so successful that it has completely sold out until April 2018 — despite a price tag that works out at up to £2 per minute. Even before the first run, on 1 May, demand... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Launching in June, LVMH’s 24 Sevres will enter a fast-growing yet highly competitive luxury e-commerce space with fashion, cosmetics and luggage products from the group’s own portfolio as well as other brands. LVMH's new e-commerce site 24 Sevres PARIS, France... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Key Findings Include: Domestic travel has increased by nearly 50% since 2013. The most significant jump came between 2016 and 2017 with an increase of 15%. Domestic ticket prices in 2017 were slighter higher than in 2016, however, it was... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
After several months of slowing demand, the Hotel & Lodging sector is exploring new paths to growth, thanks to strong signs of recovery providing a positive outlook. In 2015 & 2016, the Hotel and Lodging industry suffered from the effects... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
IN SIXTH ANNUAL POLL New York has the highest number of restaurants – tying only with Paris – with ten making the final cut Eleven Madison Park is named third best in the world US is highest performing country with... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Russian and American shoppers in particular are also key to the spending bonanza, new data from London Luxury Quarter showed. International tax free shopping data for the area that includes Mayfair, St James’s and Piccadilly showed growth of 39% for... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Following a six month renovation, the prestigious Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo is delighted to announce its spa will reopen on Wednesday 12 April 2017 with a new brand partner: Givenchy. Spa Metropole by Givenchy will be the third Givenchy spa worldwide... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Hermes is hiring workers and investing in French production to meet surging demand for handbags in Asia, boosting the economy as presidential elections highlight the country’s struggle to create jobs. The Paris-based luxury-goods company is expanding its network of domestic... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Beyond the fountain pens and sunglasses, luxury car marques are now competing at the highest levels of fine living, from slick urban real estate to bespoke tailoring to bucket-list travel experiences. Foreground: lifestyle accessories from Aston Martin, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Maserati... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Previously we launched an article series focusing on the Top 5 mistakes we repeatedly see from foreign brands coming to Monaco. The articles also offer advices and solutions how to avoid these mistakes and how to build up fruitful relationships... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
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Many readers may be familiar with, or have been honored to receive, a tribute book or video celebrating their life and achievements. Creating a tangible record of all that we have accomplished is a vital part of creating a lasting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
In Manhattan’s prime retail districts, tourist traffic is down, rents are high, Trump is looming large and overstoring is about as bad as it is in Middle America. Something has got to give. Source: Shutterstock NEW YORK, United States —... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Celebrating the Brand’s 20th Anniversary, Idea House to Showcase Design Trends from Past 20 Years 11 Sponsors on Board for the Brand’s First-Ever Idea House in Newport Scheduled to Open this July Time Inc.’s COASTAL LIVING brand announces that the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
A set of rare the Macallan whiskies housed in limited-edition Lalique crystal decanters sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 2 for $993,000—a new world record for any lot of whisky sold at auction with all proceeds donated to Hong... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
In 2016, the total number of luxury goods and services consumers worldwide reached 415 million, and they spent €860 billion. The tip of the pyramid is made up of 17 million individuals, nearly 4% of all luxury goods consumers. They... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Created in 2011 by Nicolas Clair, Hervé Lafont and Charles Decaux, VeryChic works with more than 3,000 luxury hotel partners. A membership of more than five million access the service via VeryChic’s website and app. AccorHotels intends to strengthen the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
MWM staff writer Add Comment Share This! Previously we launched an article series focusing on the Top 5 mistakes we repeatedly see from foreign brands coming to Monaco. The articles also offer advices and solutions how to avoid these mistakes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury
Click to enlarge Hermès and LVMH announcing record profits for 2016 suggests the French family businesses are resuscitating the moribund $1.1 trillion global luxury market despite ongoing political and economic uncertainty. Hermès Group, the French high fashion clothing and accessories... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Lorre White, The Guru of Luxury