The Luxe Appeal–Financial Review takes a look at what Australian’s luxury buyers are looking to stock their stores with. Catching up with Harrods’ head buyer Robert Ferris, an interesting perspective was shared. Looking to blend essentials with the unexpected, Ferris explains, “Our team is always looking for the right mix of timeless elegance and something that will add another dimension to our customers’ wardrobes. I’m always looking for that unique piece that our customers have an immediate connection with.” On that subject, Ferris connected with the fall/winter 2014 collection of American designer Thom Browne. “It was so breathtaking that you know the kind of energy the pieces will provide to the store will be outstanding,” explains Ferris. “After all, we are selling luxury, so there needs to be aspiration in everything we buy. It has to be breathtaking.” Read more at AFR.com.
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