Luxury news updates of the week

Arushi Sakhuja  
The world of luxury has been buzzing this week with Lamborghinis setting a new sales record, Tanishq opening a store in New Jersey USA, the Milan Fashion week coming to an end, Apple’s announcement of a new Macbook Pro and more. Stay updated with the world of luxury as you take a glimpse of the top news highlights.   
Tanishq opens a store in New Jersey 
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Tanishq USA
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Tanishq has announced the launch of its first store in the United States in New Jersey. With this, the brand aims to meet the evolving needs of Indian Americans, who comprise 4.35 per cent of the state’s total population.  
The 3750+ square foot, two-story showroom on New Jersey’s Oak Tree Road, Iselin, offers 6500+ unique designs in 18 and 22 KT gold and diamond jewellery, as well as solitaires and coloured stones. The store displayed its most recent collections at the inaugural event, including Color me joy, a cocktail jewellery collection, Romance of polki, Rhythms of rain, Moods of earth, and Alekhya.  
Johnnie Walker and Mont Blanc celebrate the year of the Rabbit  
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Johnnie Walker has launched a limited-edition Blue Label bottler where alcohol meets art. Teaming up with Shanghai-based designer Angel Chen Studio this Year of the Rabbit Limited Edition Bottle was inspired by the craftsmanship of Johnnie Walker Master Blender Emma Walker and her team in creating a highly complex yet perfectly balanced whisky.  


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Mont Blanc has also released The Legend of Zodiacs The Rabbit Limited Edition 512. This line embodies the spirit of the rabbit’s mythical sign – luck, happiness and success. Crafted from hand-engraved sterling silver, The Legend of Zodiacs The Rabbit Limited Edition 512 is dedicated to the sign of the rabbit, as well as the number 8, which is considered a lucky number in Asian cultures. 
Tag Heuer’s Carrera Chronograph 60th Anniversary Edition
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At the LVMH watch week Tag Heuer unveiled the Carrera Chronograph 60th Anniversary Edition. This watch serves as the most collectable version of the iconic design. While the Monza returns in a contemporary tribute, as the special edition piece sees a 42mm case made with ultra-lightweight and resistant carbon. This is a limited edition watch of only 600 manufactured pieces, available starting January 2023 and is priced at $7,400.  
Sephora to open its first store in the UK 
Sephora UK
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Following Sephora’s online launch, the beauty retailer has confirmed it will finally be opening its doors in March 2023 in Westfield London. The 6000 sq ft + store’s façade will be wrapped in SEPHORA’s iconic black and white stripes, while the interior, will offer soft geometric shapes, ambient lighting, textured finishes, and greenery to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. 
The first store in the UK will also offer a thrilling product range for beauty lovers of over 135 brands, with unparalleled curation from the SEPHORA universe and brands including Fenty Beauty, Drunk Elephant, ILIA, MILK Makeup, JVN, R.E.M. Beauty, Gisou, Dior, Tom Ford and Jo Malone.  
Lamborghini sets a new sales record 
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Here’s proof that the world of luxury is booming post the pandemic. The year 2022 proved to be an incredible one for the Italian automobile company Lamborghini. Setting new records and accomplishing new milestones, the marquee is reportedly sold out of all vehicles until 2024. With some of the best sales figures ever, and a delivery record of 9,233 cars worldwide the company showed a 10% increase over the previous year. The recently unveiled Urus SUV accounted for more than half of Lamborghini’s sales with 5,367 vehicles delivered.  
John Legend forays into the beauty industry  


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John Legend is the latest male celebrity to launch their own beauty brand — LOVEDº1. With a skincare range aimed at melanin-rich complexions, the brand is in partnership with A-Frame Brands. Key focus areas of the brand with be addressing issues like significant levels of dryness, pH imbalances, and environmental impact. The collection will hit stores on 1, February.  
Apple announces a new Macbook Pro and Mac Mini 
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When it comes to the world of luxury in tech, the buck stops at Apple. The company has announced a new MacBook Pro and Mac Mini featuring M2 Pro and M2 Max silicon. ⁠The MacBook Pro tackles demanding tasks, like effects rendering, which is up to 6x faster than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Pro.⁠ Alongside the MacBook Pro, Apple also revealed the latest generation of the Mac Mini featuring M2 and M2 Pro silicon, starting at US$599.⁠ The new 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starts at US$1999, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro starts at US$2,499. 
Stan Smith and Blue Version Collide for The Adidas Blue Version Collection 
Adidas Blue Collection
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This season, Adidas Originals launched the Three Stripes style which is the latest iteration of its Stan Smith silhouette in a Blue Version.  Designed for a new tomorrow, the sneakers are an updated take on the original court sneaker that started it all. The Stan Smith Millencon reconfigures the timeless silhouette with fluid lines and new dimensions, while a Trefoil heel badge makes for an eye-catching look. The Blue Version apparel collection, meanwhile, traverses from ’70s nightclub dance floors to tracks, fields, and everything in between. Some of the key looks include a sequined track top and matching shorts, a sequined bodysuit inspired by Adidas’ signature Santiago cut lines, and a daring biker jacket. The collection is available globally at and select Adidas stores. 
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