It feels like a luxury fiber. Michael is a fabric snob.
I think it's a very negative signal we're sending to the world. We don't have the luxury to snub the world.
I think all the fans will enjoy the action-packed excitement of indoor football and also enjoy the luxury of the Hard Rock Live venue itself.
Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up.
I think we're a kind of desperation. We're sort of a maddening luxury. The basic and essential human is the woman, and all that we're doing is trying to brighten up the place. That's why all the birds who belong to our sex have prettier feathers / because males have got to try and justify their existence.
It's a win-win situation. Customers attracted to the luxury element, also discover that Land Rovers, because of their off-road capabilities, are extremely durable. The perception of Land Rovers is changing, which is reflected in our sales.
Jewelry has become an affordable luxury for fashion-forward women and men, as well as a favorite gift item in all price ranges. The jewelry market is becoming more democratic in the past decade as good quality and high design jewelry is now available at a much wider range of retailers. After all, Wal-Mart Stores with over $2 billion in jewelry sales in 2000 is now the nation's largest jewelry retailer.
What we see with those affluent consumers is they bring their middle-class values into the luxury market, so they're really the middle-class luxury class. They are looking for discounts and sales and they buy the majority of their luxury goods on sales or [at] discount. They have this middle-class orientation and they know how to save money.
Luxury consumers' attitudes about the economy and their personal financial status have sea-sawed over the last six months, but ended 2005 with a strong upward trend. Significantly more luxury consumers feel their personal financial situation is better now than three months ago and that the country overall is better off. But while they feel better, the residual effects of the ups-and-downs they experienced in the recent past makes them a little tighter when it comes to luxury spending. In other words, they are more likely to take any windfalls to the bank, rather than to the store.
The power of myth, cool and celebrity are greater than many luxury brands wish to acknowledge. While for luxury consumers, it is essential that they feel they are buying into the luxury label of the moment.
There are lots of good products in the luxury lines at department stores and there are lots of junk. The same with the drugstore brands.
Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom, respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run.
In Humboldt County, what we call luxury homes represents about the top 10 percent of the market, which of course, fluctuates on a daily basis.
A luxury home has to be immaculate, absolutely spotless.
Most of the buyers of luxury homes in Humboldt County are local.
If you have the right offer at the right price, you can enjoy the luxury of pricing integrity. If you are a bit weaker but ahead of the game, you can use some good promotions. But if you're really struggling, you are probably going to have to go on sale, and that's really going to affect your margins.
I don't see a demand for more luxury rooms near the convention center. Three, four or five years from now that might change.
We want to be known as an American luxury brand and eventually as an international luxury brand.
Everything is about timing, ... I had the luxury of when I came back for three weeks (in September) not to be under any pressure. I'm just glad things are paying off. There have been (other) times when I've been hot, but it was kind of shoved under the table. So now things are finally going in the right direction for me.
For us to make a deal, there has to be a luxury tax in it.
Hotels are probably the best design showrooms for beds and home furnishings that exist right now. People can experience luxury with us for a night or two, then decide what they want for their home. You know, it's awfully hard to spend the night at Bloomingdale's.
About 40 percent of luxury goods sales in Hong Kong are to Japanese and Chinese mainland travelers. Those sales are also concentrated around some key national holidays, including the Golden Week annual Japanese holiday, which falls this year from April 29 to May 5, and the Labor Holiday week in China from May 1 to May 9. But sales could reduce significantly from the shortfall of tourists.
We don't have any choice. In weather like this, the luxury of air conditioning becomes something that's a matter of life and death.
We no longer have the luxury of being exclusive. We have to learn more about their country. They have to learn more about ours.
We will use the new money we hope to raise to help us to achieve our strategy of acquiring luxury hotels and resorts in high growth markets in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.