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Bulgari’s Allegra collection: A jewel in the crown

Bulgari’s Allegra collection: A jewel in the crown

Italian brand Bulgari (LVMH) took inspiration from Roman architecture and its iconic ‘cabochon’ gemstone cut for the design of the Allegra Haute Parfumerie fragrance collection, a customizable offering combining scents with[…]

03/02/2021 | Fragrance & cosmetics
Escada Candy Love's hot-pink heart

Escada Candy Love's hot-pink heart

For Candy Love, its first winter fragrance, Escada (Coty) opted for a glossy, heart-shaped flacon that quite literally turns the traditional notion of a bottle topped with a cap on its head. German fashion brand Escada’s limited-edition[…]

03/02/2021 |
Analysis: France’s perfumery glassmakers in crisis times

Analysis: France’s perfumery glassmakers in crisis times

As the health crisis continues to cripple the fragrance market, France’s luxury perfumery glassmakers are on the front lines. We spoke to executives from leading suppliers Pochet du Courval, Verescence, Stoelzle, Zignago Brosse and[…]

02/23/2021 |
Verescence acquires majority stake in South Korea’s Pacificglas

Verescence acquires majority stake in South Korea’s Pacificglas

02/26/2021 |
Diptyque fetes graphic heritage with 60th anniversary editions

Diptyque fetes graphic heritage with 60th anniversary editions

03/02/2021 |
Lancôme x Sophie Hallette: Valentine’s Day in lace

Lancôme x Sophie Hallette: Valentine’s Day in lace

03/01/2021 |
Chanel develops Lipscanner make-up app in-house

Chanel develops Lipscanner make-up app in-house

French brand Chanel has unveiled Lipscanner, an AI-powered iPhone app that analyzes both color and texture allowing consumers to find their perfect lipstick shade in just a few clicks. Developed as a collaboration between Chanel’s[…]

02/25/2021 |
Steklarna Hrastnik inaugurates new furnace, invests in decoration

Steklarna Hrastnik inaugurates new furnace, invests in decoration

Cementing its focus on the premium spirits and perfumery markets after shuttering its tableware business last year, this week Slovenian glassmaker Steklarna Hrastnik inaugurated its new furnace for extra white flint glass. Steklarna[…]

02/25/2021 |
Valentine’s Day loves the pack

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Valentine’s Day loves the pack

From candles to Champagne via fragrance, we take a look at some of the Valentine’s Day limited-edition packs to have launched this year.

02/25/2021 |
Parfums de Nietzsche: fragrance gets philosophical

Parfums de Nietzsche: fragrance gets philosophical

Beginning with the brand name and its clever word play, each component of Parfums de Nietzsche’s fragrance concept has been considered down to the smallest detail - from the complementary yet opposing scents to the triangular flacons that[…]

02/23/2021 |

Product launches

Valentine’s Day loves the pack

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Valentine’s Day loves the pack

From candles to Champagne via fragrance, we take a look at some of the Valentine’s Day limited-edition packs to have launched this year.

02/25/2021 |
Lucie Touré decorates Guerlain’s 2021 Muguet edition

Lucie Touré decorates Guerlain’s 2021 Muguet edition

Brett Ryder illustrates Royal Salute’s Chinese New Year pack

Brett Ryder illustrates Royal Salute’s Chinese New Year pack

Giorgio Armani’s Ikat spotlights artisanal decoration technique

Giorgio Armani’s Ikat spotlights artisanal decoration technique

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Sustainability

L’Oréal’s Biotherm debuts in-store skincare refill

L’Oréal’s Biotherm debuts in-store skincare refill

When it comes to refilling products at retail, fragrance fountains have been around for a number of years, while shampoo, shower gel and even spirits, have been gaining ground in recent months. Skincare refills, however, is still a nascent[…]

02/17/2021 | Sustainability
Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

Absolut begins trialing Paboco paper bottle

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

From the Editor’s Desk: French beauty industry voices support for local glassmakers, but at what cost?

E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

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E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

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Videos

Trends in 3D printing

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Trends in 3D printing

In the luxury packaging sector, advances in 3D printing are opening a world of possibilities. We sum up a few of the latest trends in this area. Read the full article in the Summer issue of our sister publication Formes de Luxe.

08/25/2020 | Videos
Quantis report calls out key ways to build sustainability in beauty

Quantis report calls out key ways to build sustainability in beauty

Materials spotlight: Allizé Plasturgie

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Materials spotlight: Allizé Plasturgie

Trends in beauty sampling

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Trends in beauty sampling

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Covid-19: luxury packaging suppliers speak out

Coronavirus crisis: For G.pivaudran, “order books are the best barometer”

Coronavirus crisis: For G.pivaudran, “order books are the best barometer”

French aluminum component specialist G.pivaudran opened its production sites in Souillac this week after a four-week closure. Hervé Delaigue, sales and development director, talks about navigating the uncertain climate in the face of the[…]

Coronavirus crisis: Virospack on how innovation & communication are set to change

Coronavirus crisis: Virospack on how innovation & communication are set to change

Coronavirus crisis: Lumson prepares for a new reality

Coronavirus crisis: Lumson prepares for a new reality

Coronavirus crisis: Neyret aiming for 80% production capacity in short term

Coronavirus crisis: Neyret aiming for 80% production capacity in short term

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Dossier

Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

Taking stock in the glass industry: crisis, innovation & sustainability

In the world of luxury packaging, glass has long been king. In our monthly Dossier, we take an in-depth look at how the health crisis is impacting glassmakers, what could be put into place to boost the sector's profitability and what is in[…]

E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

Dossier

E-commerce: Suppliers in innovation mode for a high-growth market

While physical retail continues to suffer, online sales have been steadily climbing since the onset of the global health crisis. This trend may just be the motor needed to make digital a true cornerstone for luxury shopping. Within the last 12[…]

01/26/2021 | Gift Boxes Digital
Plastic transformed: Cutting-edge alternatives & new solutions

Dossier

Plastic transformed: Cutting-edge alternatives & new solutions

From paper bottles and bio-plastics to compostable materials, the packaging industry has seen the number of alternatives to virgin plastic skyrocket in recent months. In our Dossier, we highlight a selection of innovations and interviews meant[…]

12/10/2020 |
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