Le Bon Marché Debuts 24 Sèvres

Finally, there's a chic e-commerce destination for the historic Parisian retailer

Anyone who sets foot into Le Bon Marché, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, understands the grandeur of historic department stores. For 160 years, visitors have passed through its doors—indulging or simply admiring. It’s more than a hub of consumerism, but an address—24 rue de Sèvres, in fact—to appreciate craft. Today, LVMH (the luxury group that holds Le Bon Marché) has taken the destination’s chic …

Oliver Cabell Luxury Bags

A minimalist weekender and backpack made with great transparency (and craftsmanship)

Nowadays, the standard price tags and labeling on designer bags seem to indicate less and less about how well—or even where—it’s made. Thus, newly launched Oliver Cabell regards utmost transparency as a distinguishing factor, joining like-minded direct-to-consumer disruptors like Everlane and Proper Assembly. Oliver Cabell’s noticeably small markup is exactly 2.2 times the cost. The artisan factory, as well as the cotton mill and leather …