There are a number of ways of tracking general interest in the world’s luxury brands, the most obvious one being annual sales figures. In recent times a more contemporary measure has emerged – the number of times those exclusive brand names are entered into the Google search engine. Against a backdrop of global economic uncertainty,… Continue reading Is The Recession Impacting Luxury Brands?
Artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset recently unveiled their newest sculpture, entitled Prada Marfa. The work is located on the outskirts of Valentine, Texas (pop. 120) near Marfa on desolate land with no other visible trace of civilization. It looks to be a luxury boutique with a display of Fall 2005 Prada shoes and bags.… Continue reading Branding as Art – The Fake Prada Store