Welcome to Inside Luxury with your host, Piers Schmidt. In this podcast, we take you behind the news making headlines in the world of global luxury. We talk to industry experts, meet its leaders, debate key issues and challenge the status quo. For more information about this podcast, visit luxury-branding.com/insideluxury.
Episode 13: Art and Wine with Philippe Sereys de Rothschild
In this episode, Luxury Branding’s Zoe Green interviews Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, Chairman and CEO of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Exploring the exquisite relationship between wine and art, Sereys de Rothschild explains how the chateau conceptualised the Château Mouton Rothschild Versailles Celebration Cases, which pay homage to five guests of Versailles, each of whom has illustrated vintages of Mouton Rothschild: Giuseppe Penone, Bernar Venet, Anish Kapoor, Jeff Koons and Lee Ufan.
Episode 12: Musings on Cos with Craig Allen
Ordered, modern, minimalist. Known for its highly distinctive aesthetic and ideals, Craig Allen dissects the singular vision of Hennes & Mauritz AB owned fashion brand, Cos.
Episode 11: Refashioning Fur with Eze Azar
In this episode, we meet Eze Azar of young, dynamic fur brand, Cara Mila. We discuss the debate surrounding the use of fur in fashion and hear the story of the founders’ love for creating bold fur pieces crafted with care and passion.
Episode 10: Gateaux Couture with Ron Ben-Israel
We meet Ron Ben-Israel, known by the New York Times as ‘the Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes’, and discover his remarkable journey from the Israeli army to the exquisite world of haute patisserie.
Episode 9: The Meaningful Economy with Mark Drewell
In this episode, we meet Mark Drewell, co-author of The Meaningful Economy. He explains that in an era of abundance, more people than ever before are seeking to live their lives meaningfully, expressing themselves through their economic decision making.
Episode 8: Musings on Backlash with Craig Allen
‘Tourists Go Home!’ Craig Allen unpacks the problems with today’s model of tourism, and asks what it means to be a visitor in someone else’s culture, in the age of Airbnb, city breaks and cruises.