Kitchen Couture

Luxury kitchenwares make the transition back to cooking easier for the upperclass

Implications - Looking to appeal to upper-class cookers, brands are developing over-the-top kitchenwares that push past utility to new levels of prestige. Expressing wealth through their kitchens, consumers are readopting the act of food preparation in the years after the financial crisis to aid in asset maintenance, but proving that old habits die hard, especially when it comes to frivolous spending.
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After having a few guests over for lunch, most people turn to tea time to bring out their fine China to impress their guests, but after this rare Qing Dynasty bowl was sold for $9.5 million at a... [More]
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