What is luxury fashion? For that matter, what is luxury anything?
The first thing that comes to mind is "expensive". A better
definition would be an extravagant indulgence that which gratifies a
fastidious appetite. Also, luxury can be considered to be anything
delightful to the senses.
a luxurious clothing, you should take into account the garments
silhouette, drape, stitch quality, fabric etc. You do not want to
purchase a well crafted dress and discover that the seams have not
been properly constructed. If you utilize a well known luxury
brand, you will most likely NOT run into this dilemma. However, if
you are purchasing from a new designer that is entering the realm of
luxury fashion, be certain to stay on guard. Designers can purchase
the most expensive fabrics and hire the most experienced pattern
makers, but this does not guarantee a fine luxury garment. Again,
if you stick with the well know fashion houses, you should have no
worries. Certainly, you will also find that the majority of new
comers will provide a product that exceeds your expectations. The
key is that you should always inspect the garment that you are
purchasing. Most definitely when purchasing at luxury prices...
When you wish
to look voluptuous and dress in a luxurious manner, be certain to
buy the best. Shop with your heart, and be certain to bring your
By the way, if
you have to ask for the price, that means you can not afford it.
Fabrics: Cashmere >> Camel Hair
>> Fine Silk >> Egyptian Cotton >> Linen
for luxury fashion you may hear terms such as exclusive collection,
premium fabrics, custom made, couture, ready-to-wear etc.
Here is a
small portion of the
"Certain manufactured products attain the status of "luxury goods"
due to their design, quality, durability or performance that are
remarkably superior to the comparable substitutes. Thus, virtually
every category of goods available on the market today includes a
subset of similar products whose "luxury" is marked by
better-quality components and materials, solid construction, stylish
appearance, increased durability, better performance, advanced
features and so on. As such, these luxury goods retain or improve
the basic functionality for which all items of a given category are
There are also goods that are perceived as
luxurious by the public simply because they play a role of status
symbols as such goods tend to signify the purchasing power of those
who acquire them. These items, while may not being any better (in
quality, performance, or appearance) than their less expensive
substitutes, are purchased with the sole purpose of displaying
wealth or income of their owners. These kinds of goods are the
objects of a socio-economic phenomenon called conspicuous
consumption and commonly include luxury cars, expensive watches and
jewelry, designer clothing, yachts, and large residences such
as mansions and vacation homes."
addition to the fine retailers listed above in this article, you can
also find luxury fashion and luxurious
accessories online. One of the most popular destinations is
Launched in June 2000, eLUXURY.com is the
premiere online boutique for luxury goods and designer fashion.
Offering seasonal must-haves and seasoned classics, eLUXURY.com's
array of prestigious brands includes Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior,
Tod's, Fendi, Jean Paul Gaultier, Paul Smith, Marc Jacobs, D&G Dolce
Gabbana, and many more. From highly sought-after handbags,
apparel, and shoes to exquisite jewelry, beauty, and leather goods,
eLUXURY's expansive selection caters to the tastes of everyone on
your gift list. And, because of their trusted brand relationships,
you can shop with confidence knowing that authenticity is
guaranteed. eLUXURY is an authorized e-commerce retailer for all of
the labels that they carry. Unlike some web sites that offer a
limited selection of luxury items and that have no ties to the
brands they carry, eLuxury is owned by LVMH (Moët Hennessey - Louis
Vuitton), the world leader in luxury brands. Thus, eLuxury is
uniquely positioned to provide its customers with the insider's edge
on the hottest trends in luxury.
Welcome to the
world of luxury fashion.
Written by ML
at Apparel Search August 1st, 2007
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