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  • Welcome to Baku, the Filthy-Rich Capital of Azerbaijan

    Baku's newly opened Fairmont Hotel occupies one of three flame-shaped skyscrapers whose curved facades, come nightfall, transform into giant video screens depicting blazing fires. From the 27th floor, there’s a lovely view of the Azerbaijani capital and its crescent-shaped bay in the Caspian Sea. One evening, an employee joins me at a window near the elevator and directs my gaze to a 162-meter pole topped witha national flag the size of two tennis courts. With evident pride, she tells me it’s the tallest flagpole in the world. In 2010, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev marked its unveiling with an elaborate ceremony featuring scores of goose-stepping soldiers.

  • Sotheby’s Sale Draws Cohen as Wynn Buys $28 Million Koons

    Sotheby’s had a hard act to follow.

  • Billionaires Help Christie’s to Record $745 Million Sale

    Christie’s was propelled to its biggest auction ever by selling $745 million worth of art, fueled by Barnett Newman and Francis Bacon paintings and billionaires from around the world who competed for the masterpieces.

  • DiCaprio to McEnroe Jockey for Art at New York’s Frieze

    Five minutes after arriving at the Frieze Art Fair in New York, collector Susan Seelig paid $4,000 for a 12-pound cast aluminum plate.

  • Marc Jacobs Seen Giving LVMH Double Boost With Exit

    Marc Jacobs’s departure from Louis Vuitton to focus on an initial public offering of his own brand is set to provide a double boost for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the owner of both luxury fashion labels.

  • Marc Jacobs Said to Leave Vuitton and Focus on IPO of Own Label

    Marc Jacobs will leave Louis Vuitton after 16 years as artistic director of the world’s biggest luxury label to focus on an initial public offering of his own brand, according to a person familiar with the matter.

  • Burberry Designer CEO Shows Shift to Creatives in Luxury

    For years, fashion and luxury-goods companies have resisted putting creative and commercial control in one pair of hands. With the appointment of Christopher Bailey as chief executive officer, Burberry Group Plc aims to prove it can make the formula work.

  • Woolworths Holdings Takes on Zara, H&M With David Jones Bid

    Woolworths Holdings Ltd. of South Africa is using a $2 billion takeover of Australia’s David Jones Ltd. to challenge fashion retailers Inditex SA, Hennes & Mauritz AB and Fast Retailing Co. in the southern hemisphere.

  • Vuitton Names Ghesquiere Artistic Director, Replacing Jacobs

    Louis Vuitton appointed former Balenciaga designer Nicholas Ghesquiere as artistic director of womenswear, succeeding Marc Jacobs, and said he will “infuse” the world’s largest luxury brand with modernity.

  • Scene Last Night: Coppola, Aby Rosen, Marc Jacobs, John Currin

    Thursday night at Lever House, one of Manhattan’s iconic buildings, owner Aby Rosen gazed upon the giant toy soldiers artist Rachel Feinstein has installed in the lobby.

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