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Chanel rethinks Sublimage La Crème as on-the-go, refillable object

Chanel rethinks Sublimage La Crème as on-the-go, refillable object

Chanel’s Sublimage La Crème is switching to refillable packaging this spring. The pack combines gold anodized aluminum refills with glass jars.Refillable skincare products are on the rise, and are said to be a strong driver of consumer...

01/31/2023 | Fragrance & cosmetics Sustainability Research & Development
Hennessy cognac packaging celebrates Year of the Rabbit with Yan Pei-Ming

Hennessy cognac packaging celebrates Year of the Rabbit with Yan Pei-Ming

The Franco-Chinese contemporary artist’s artwork inspired the packaging decoration for a limited-edition Hennessy Paradis decanter, as well as an X.O and V.S.O.P.Cognac brand Hennessy (LVMH) called on artist Yan Pei-Ming to create a...

01/30/2023 | Creative Design
From virtual perfume to resurrected ingredients: top beauty trends for 2023

From virtual perfume to resurrected ingredients: top beauty trends for 2023

In its annual report, Wunderman Thompson reveals the trends to watch in the beauty space this year.As part of it’s the Future 100 trends report, consultancy and creative agency Wunderman Thompson has laid out 10 beauty trends set to be big...

Rochas goes for gold with new Byzance fragrance

Rochas goes for gold with new Byzance fragrance

01/27/2023 |
Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

Crafting light: a look behind the scenes at Baccarat

Crafting light: a look behind the scenes at Baccarat

01/26/2023 | Crafts Portraits

A closer look at Stella McCartney’s debut skincare packaging

A closer look at Stella McCartney’s debut skincare packaging

Stella McCartney chose refillable airless packaging for its "clean", vegan skincare line, Stella. The refill for the serum and moisturizer can also be used as a standalone, on-the-go product.Ethical luxury fashion pioneer Stella McCartney...

Arcade Beauty's latest fragrance products boost full-service portfolio

Arcade Beauty's latest fragrance products boost full-service portfolio

At Paris Packaging Week, beauty sampling specialist Arcade Beauty showed new additions to its Retail range. The company’s alcohol-free fragrance formulas are designed to promote new fragrance gestures.Paris Packaging Week was the launchpad...

Eviosys targets luxury for its metal pack portfolio

Eviosys targets luxury for its metal pack portfolio

At Paris Packaging Week, Eviosys unveiled a new hot-stamping technique, packaging for the visually impaired and a trend-led collection of ready-to-launch coffrets.Formed in 2021 after KPS Capital Partners acquired Crown Holdings’ EMEA food...

01/26/2023 | Gift Boxes
Guerlain celebrates The Art of Happiness with Maison Matisse

Guerlain celebrates The Art of Happiness with Maison Matisse

French luxury house Guerlain (LVMH) has expanded its Exceptional Creations collection with a limited-edition Bee Bottle created with Maison Matisse and hand-painted by Astrid de Chaillé. Dubbed The Art of Happiness, the Matisse...

01/23/2023 | Design Crafts
Champagne meets scent for Philipp Plein’s first women’s fragrance

Champagne meets scent for Philipp Plein’s first women’s fragrance

Plein Fatale is the first women’s fragrance for Philipp Plein. The German luxury clothing brand found inspiration in Champagne bottles for the packaging design.Beauty licensee Brands Beyond Beauty (Give Back Beauty) has launched the first...

01/20/2023 |
Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

With Crystal Spirit, glass packaging distributor Univerre is strengthening its luxury market positioning and geographic reach.Glass packaging wholesaler Univerre has purchased fellow French company Crystal Spirit (Rica Consulting & Design)....

01/23/2023 | Corporate strategy
LUXE PACK Los Angeles unpacked: what to expect in 2023

LUXE PACK Los Angeles unpacked: what to expect in 2023

A “carbon clinic”, a partnership with the Independent Beauty Association and a look at the latest packaging to be hitting the market are some of the novelties awaiting visitors at the LUXE PACK Los Angeles trade show in February...

12/20/2022 |
Haute couture spirits: Spirit-Brothers details plans to double its turnover

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Haute couture spirits: Spirit-Brothers details plans to double its turnover

Former Moët Hennessy Managing Director and Stoli Group CEO Hugues Pietrini founded Spirit-Brothers in 2020. Focused on small-batch, artisanal production, the latest addition to the French luxury spirits company’s portfolio is Celosa rosé...

01/16/2023 | Corporate strategy Trends
Pomponne, the clean make-up brand with a difference

Pomponne, the clean make-up brand with a difference

Launched in 2020 with its limited range of ‘made in France’, highly pigmented make-up formulas with skincare properties, Pomponne is something of a success story.The brand was founded by PharmD’s Agathe Ettori-Chadelas and Charline...

Yayoi Kusama x Louis Vuitton: When color pops!

Yayoi Kusama x Louis Vuitton: When color pops!

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has brought her signature colors and motifs to Louis Vuitton’s fragrance packaging. Inkjet printing, hot stamping and clear lacquer were used to embellish the flacons.Three of Louis Vuitton’s iconic fragrance...

Spirit-Brothers reveals Celosa rosé tequila

Spirit-Brothers reveals Celosa rosé tequila

A rosé tequila aged in French red wine casks, Celosa comes in a tall, bespoke bottle with a handmade marble cap.Celosa rosé tequila is the latest launch from French luxury spirits group Spirit-Brothers, whose other brands include Mahani...

Customizing packaging at Hennessy’s first European travel-retail store

Customizing packaging at Hennessy’s first European travel-retail store

The LVMH-owned cognac brand’s store at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport features some of its most iconic packaging collaborations as well as the Hennessy Hands personalization workshop.Hennessy has opened its first store in European travel...

01/13/2023 | Crafts Consumer trends
Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

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Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

Everlast, Axilone’s new rechargeable, single-material range offers infinite sustainable possibilities and proves that it is possible to produce environmentally sound luxury products. Laurent Fontaine, Sales Director Europe, and Reynald...

Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

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Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

Luxe Packaging Insight spoke with Cosfibel founder Alain Chevassus and CEO Marie Sermidiras to find out what’s in-store for the French secondary packaging specialist following its acquisition by GPA Global. From product diversification to...

01/11/2023 | Regional focus
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How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

Refillable packaging options are proliferating in the luxury perfume and cosmetics market. With their emphasis on functionality, practicality, safety, and—especially where luxury brands are concerned—aesthetics, new possibilities are...

How can luxury meet consumer demand for mono-material packaging?

How can luxury meet consumer demand for mono-material packaging?

Packaging that generates less pollution tends to use fewer materials, or even a single material, making it easier to recycle. How does this fit in with luxury codes? For a successful transition towards mono-material packaging, there are...

Imprimerie du Marais explores the art of fine printing

Imprimerie du Marais explores the art of fine printing

For over 50 years, the Imprimerie du Marais has elevated the art of foil printing and embossing to craft exquisite printed materials for some of the luxury market's biggest brands. Four years ago, the print house launched a new atelier...

11/24/2022 | Creative
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Management shifts at Knoll Packaging

Management shifts at Knoll Packaging

Family-run luxury-market supplier Knoll Packaging has announced changes to its management team.Joshua Cohen, formerly Executive VP of the New York-based secondary packaging supplier, has been promoted to COO, while Ben Cohen has taken on the...

01/25/2023 |
Quadpack banks on makeup with Gala dip-in pack

Quadpack banks on makeup with Gala dip-in pack

Falconer’s tactile secondary packaging for Mirror Water bodycare

Falconer’s tactile secondary packaging for Mirror Water bodycare

Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

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Product launches

The Spirit of One adds vodka to its spirits range

The Spirit of One adds vodka to its spirits range

UK-based brand The Spirit of One has expanded its spirits range with One Vodka. The design is centered on the brand’s signature butterfly symbol, with relief decorations on the bottle.One Vodka has joined The Spirit of One’s portfolio,...

01/02/2023 |
Stripes abound at Hermès for limited-edition lipsticks

Stripes abound at Hermès for limited-edition lipsticks

Lorenz Bäumer designs scented jewelry piece for Guerlain

Lorenz Bäumer designs scented jewelry piece for Guerlain

Holiday special: unpacking advent calendars

Holiday special: unpacking advent calendars

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Sustainability

Lebiu Design upcycles cork into leather alternative

Lebiu Design upcycles cork into leather alternative

Corskin is Sardinian supplier Lebiu Design’s flagship material made of cork production byproducts.Lebiu Design’s Corskin is a leather-like material made of cork production waste – from local cork manufacturing – combined with PLA...

FunCell’s bio-sourced barrier solutions to boost paper resistance

FunCell’s bio-sourced barrier solutions to boost paper resistance

Cilkoa's coating conceived as novel barrier solution

Cilkoa's coating conceived as novel barrier solution

How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

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Editor's picks

Formes de Luxe x Glass Valley fetes the Year of Glass

Formes de Luxe x Glass Valley fetes the Year of Glass

Formes de Luxe, Luxe Packaging Insight's sister publication, published a special issue dedicated to Glass Valley, France's industrial glassmaking cluster, this summer. Access the full digital version of the magazine...

Don't miss the autumn issue of Formes de Luxe

Don't miss the autumn issue of Formes de Luxe

Make a Mark: a visual journey

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Make a Mark: a visual journey

Uncovering fashion's influence on luxury packaging

Uncovering fashion's influence on luxury packaging

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Dossier

Reshoring production: What impact on luxury packaging?

Dossier

Reshoring production: What impact on luxury packaging?

The health pandemic and growing spike in sustainability concerns have made reshoring a growing concern. In our Dossier, we examine how this market shift is impacting luxury packaging players throughout the supply...

Champagne: packaging innovations, consumer trends... where's the market headed?

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Champagne: packaging innovations, consumer trends... where's the market headed?

Anchored in tradition, Champagne has nonetheless taken a proactive position in the area of packaging innovation and eco-design. In our dedicated Dossier, Luxe Packaging Insight looks at how the Champagne market is adapting to a post-pandemic...

05/22/2022 | BottlesGift Boxes
LUXE PACK Monaco: 2021 packaging innovations hot off the press!

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LUXE PACK Monaco: 2021 packaging innovations hot off the press!

The 2021 edition of Luxe Pack Monaco, which closed its doors yesterday, proved to be a key moment for the packaging industry after 18 months of a luxury market marked by crisis and uncertainty. Brands and suppliers at the show were more than...

09/30/2021 | AccessoriesApplicators
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