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Top 100 Luxury Trends in 2012

From Distressed Leather Lookbooks to Fierce Motif Gems

— January 18, 2013 — Luxury
Even though the economy is still recovering from the recession, consumers are still looking to spend their money on luxury trends.

Jewelry and fashion continue to be attractive areas when it comes to spending, as many people are still wanting to maintain a well-kept outward appearance. Trends in these areas include gem-covered necklaces, as well as distressed leather looks. Another common motif among luxury jewelry consists of spikes.

Cars and also continued to see luxurious makeovers this year, focusing on clean, fluid lines and luxe materials. From open concept homes to futuristic sustainable seacrafts, minimalist luxury goods seem to be ample.

The Trend Hunter Luxury Trend Report offers its users insights into the luxury goods market so that they can make sure their business stays on top of emerging opportunities upcoming year. Make sure to have a look!
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Activity
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Romantic Epicurean Baubles
Romantic Epicurean Baubles
Prada Resort 2012 Jewelry Collection Offers Decadent Delights
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97
Fabulous Flapper Photoshoots
Fabulous Flapper Photoshoots
The Benjamin Kanarek Lydia Hearst Editorial for Harper's Bazaar
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96
Smart Suit Styles
Smart Suit Styles
Simon Spurr Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Clasically Modern
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95
Vintage Militant Catwalks
Vintage Militant Catwalks
The Lou Dalton Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Army Couture
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94
Timeless Trench Catwalks
Timeless Trench Catwalks
The Gianfranco Ferre Fall/Winter 2012/2013 Collection Features Layering
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93
Stationery-Inspired Bangles
Stationery-Inspired Bangles
The ‘Write On!' Jewelry Collection is for Creative Journal
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92
Sultry Legend Editorials
Sultry Legend Editorials
The Eva Herzigova Marie Claire Spain January 2012 Shoot Sizzles
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91
Lustful Luxury Lace Pictorials
Lustful Luxury Lace Pictorials
The Alyssa Miller Amica March Shoot Turns up the Heat
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90
Graphical Menswear Interpretations
Graphical Menswear Interpretations
The Bottega Veneta Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Gets Spherical
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89
Fierce Motif Gems
Fierce Motif Gems
The ‘House of Harlow 1960’ Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Fabulously
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88
Masked Menswear Shoots
Masked Menswear Shoots
The P. Johnson Tailors Lookbook Features Freaky Men in Fantastic Suits
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87
Breezy Concept Cars
Breezy Concept Cars
The Ferrari Xerzi is Inspired by European Wind
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86
Structured Color-Block Runways
Structured Color-Block Runways
The Marni Fall 2012 Collection is Filled with Pops of Colors
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85
Custom Ecotectural Beach Homes
Custom Ecotectural Beach Homes
The Point Piper House by POPOVbass is an Idyllic Beach Home
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84
Lavish Art-Deco Captures
Lavish Art-Deco Captures
The Constance Jablonski for Vogue Russia Shoot Portrays 20s Opulence
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83
Geometrical Hotel Editorials
Geometrical Hotel Editorials
Emmanuel Giraud Shapes Some Intimate Photography
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82
Hazy Blue Campaigns (UPDATE)
Hazy Blue Campaigns (UPDATE)
All Photos From the Versace Spring Summer 2012 Campaign are Out
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81
Parisian Street Styles
Parisian Street Styles
FashionIndie Tracks Paris Fashion Week's Top Public Ensembles
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80
Flashy Floral Menswear Looks
Flashy Floral Menswear Looks
The Versace Fall/Winter 2012 Collection is Blossoming With Style
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79
Oversized Coat Collections
Oversized Coat Collections
The Celine Fall 2012 Runway Highlights Exaggerated Proportions
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78
Snap-Happy Editorials
Snap-Happy Editorials
The Olivia Palermo Marie Claire Spain is Filled with Pastel Dresses
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77
Suave Cyan Spreads
Suave Cyan Spreads
The Versace Menswear SS12 Campaign Brings Posh Apparel and Patterns to the Pool
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76
Restored 300-Year-Old Homes
Restored 300-Year-Old Homes
Le Marche Villa by Wespi de Meuron Architekten Makes Living to Die for
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75
Sweet Feminine Celebratory Shoes
Sweet Feminine Celebratory Shoes
The Christian Louboutin 20th Anniversary Capsule Collection
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74
Haute Catwalk Comebacks
Haute Catwalk Comebacks
Donatella Returns With Versace Haute Couture Autumn 2012 After Eight Years
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73
Supercar Family Wagons
Supercar Family Wagons
The Lamborghini SUV Pokes its Head Out Before the Beijing Motor Show
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72
Color-Changing Concert Boats
Color-Changing Concert Boats
The 'Allochroous' Yacht is Built for High-End Extravaganzas
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71
Abstract Expressionist Editorials
Abstract Expressionist Editorials
Get Sharp Contrasts White Clothes with Multicolor Murals
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70
Affordable Couture Sneakers
Affordable Couture Sneakers
Guylook's Jewelry Spikes High Shoes Offer Elite Style at a Low Price
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69
Residential-Style Accommodations
Residential-Style Accommodations
The James Chicago Hotel Boasts a Warm and Modern Design
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68
Matrimonial Punk Couture
Matrimonial Punk Couture
The Cotton Candy Punk Couture Wedding Collection is Adorable
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67
Downward-Facing Diamonds
Downward-Facing Diamonds
Invert Jewelry is Adorned for the Pleasure of the Wearer and No Observer
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66
Portable Personal Archipelagos
Portable Personal Archipelagos
Orsos Islands are Luxurious Floating Homes That Drift Along the Sea
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65
Vintage River Boats
Vintage River Boats
Aqua Expeditions Introduces the First Luxury Cruise of the Amazon
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64
Textured Textile Catwalks
Textured Textile Catwalks
The James Long Fall/Winter 2012 Line Layers on the Luxury
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63
Exquisite Couture Temp Stores
Exquisite Couture Temp Stores
Louis Vuitton Pop-Up Shop Opens for Cannes Film Festival
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62
Sparkling Gilded Headgear
Sparkling Gilded Headgear
Beats by Dre Swarovski Glamour Series Headphones is Not for the Subtle
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61
Haute Hunting Apparel
Haute Hunting Apparel
The Ixone Elzo Fall/Winter 2012 Line Offers Couture Camouflage
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60
Regal Gold-Toned Collections
Regal Gold-Toned Collections
The Pieces from the Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2012 Line are Princess-Like
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59
Eclectic Textured Looks
Eclectic Textured Looks
Arizona Muse Takes a Seat for Vogue Paris March 2012
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58
Garden-Inspired Collections
Garden-Inspired Collections
The Maurizio Galante Haute Couture Spring 2012 Line is Down to Earth
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57
Custom Couture Carriers
Custom Couture Carriers
Specialty Boutique Hiboy Makes Luxurious Bags by Hand
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56
Studded Ladylike Shoes
Studded Ladylike Shoes
The Christian Louboutin Pre-Fall 2012 Lookbook Has Something for Everyone
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55
Parisian Boudoir Editorials
Parisian Boudoir Editorials
Kate Moss at the Ritz by Tim Walker for Vogue US April 2012
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54
Avant-Garde Witchy Editorials
Avant-Garde Witchy Editorials
The Numero China April 2012 Shoot Stars an Enchanting Nimue Smit
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53
Modern Retro Runways
Modern Retro Runways
The DSquared Fall/Winter 2012/2013 Collection is the Epitome of Glamour
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52
Eclectic Cityscape Shoots
Eclectic Cityscape Shoots
Harper's Bazaar Singapore March 2012 Showcases Spring Fashion
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51
Couture Cartoon Characters
Couture Cartoon Characters
Barneys Electric Holiday Features Disney Characters as Fashion Models
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50
Tea Party Garden Wear
Tea Party Garden Wear
The Valentino Resort 2013 Collection is Like Jumping in a Flower Frenzy
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49
Fierce French Maid Fashion
Fierce French Maid Fashion
The Andrew Gn Fall 2012 Collection is Sultry and Chic
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48
Sun-Drenched Scarf Lookbooks
Sun-Drenched Scarf Lookbooks
Coco Rocha for Le Carre Hermes Spring Summer 2012 Ad is Stunning
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47
High-Style Surfer Shoots
High-Style Surfer Shoots
The 'Victor' Dansk Magazine Editorial is Sportswear-Chic
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46
Mixed Decade Menswear
Mixed Decade Menswear
The Robert Geller Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Stylishly Diverse
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45
Over-Sized Cosmetics Furniture
Over-Sized Cosmetics Furniture
The MakeUp Now! Accessories are Set to Polish Your Living Rooms
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44
Retro Hollywood Housewife Shoots
Retro Hollywood Housewife Shoots
Go Glam with the Bette Franke Harper's Bazaar February Editorial
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43
Childish Couture Captures
Childish Couture Captures
The Harper's Bazaar Russia 'Toy Story' Editorial Stars Daga Ziober
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42
Militant Future-Ready Styles
Militant Future-Ready Styles
The Rad by Rad Hourani Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Fashion-Forward
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41
Baroque Gentleman Fashion
Baroque Gentleman Fashion
The Dolce & Gabbana FW13 Men Collection Brings Back Middle-Age Glamor
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40
Adolescent Wealth Mocking Blogs
Adolescent Wealth Mocking Blogs
The 'Rich Kids of Instagram' Tumblr is Satirical
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39
Chic Eye-Catching Caps
Chic Eye-Catching Caps
These Hats by Stephen Jones Millinery Will Turn Heads
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38
Barbie Doll Denim Editorials
Barbie Doll Denim Editorials
The 'Tangled Up in Blue' Series by Rachel Bakewell is Dreary
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37
Chic Goth Runways
Chic Goth Runways
Chloe Comme Parris Takes the Cake at Toronto Fashion Week
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36
Baroque Bombshell Captures
Baroque Bombshell Captures
Lydia Hearst Stars in a Chic Shoot for Glamour Paris March 2012
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35
Silly Body-Stamped Editorials
Silly Body-Stamped Editorials
Daniel Sannwald Shoots Some Bold Inked Boys for i-D Magazine
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34
Prodigious Accessory Pavilions
Prodigious Accessory Pavilions
Beijing World Jewelry Expo is an Epic Edifice to Exhibit Tiny Items
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33
Punk Frill Fashion
Punk Frill Fashion
The Latest Editorial from BULLETT Magazine Mixes Edge with Romanticism
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32
Aircraft-Themed Catwalks
Aircraft-Themed Catwalks
The Chanel Haute Couture Spring 2012 Collection is Ready for the Skies
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31
Bejeweled Biker Couture
Bejeweled Biker Couture
The Blonds Fall/Winter 2012 Line is Fast and Furious
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30
Luxurious Leather-Infused Lookbooks
Luxurious Leather-Infused Lookbooks
The Belstaff Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Gets Fall Style Right
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29
Bold Mexicana Fashion
Bold Mexicana Fashion
The Mara Hoffman Spring 2012 Collection is Sweet and Daring
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28
Pricey Superhero Graphics
Pricey Superhero Graphics
The 'Cost of Being Batman' Infographic Totals the Astronomical Number
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27
Futuristic Sustainable Seacrafts
Futuristic Sustainable Seacrafts
The Cronos Yacht is a Modern Design with Added Benefits
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26
Dignified Doggy Furnishings
Dignified Doggy Furnishings
The Petsmood Collection Ups the Class Factor for Domestic Critters
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25
European Couture Doll Lines
European Couture Doll Lines
The 2012 Barbie Fashion Model Collection Based on 'Atelier' Theme
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24
Posh Rocket-Packed Pumps
Posh Rocket-Packed Pumps
The Prada Spring 2012 Footwear is Fierce and Futuristic
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23
Distressed Leather Lookbooks
Distressed Leather Lookbooks
Designer Jackson Presents Luscious Jackets
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22
Backpack Tote Bags
Backpack Tote Bags
The Neil Barrett 2012 Leather Backpack Combines Adventure with Elegance
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21
Stunning Shoreline Fortresses
Stunning Shoreline Fortresses
The Beach House Q has Stress-Free Surroundings
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20
Exaggerated Open-Concept Homes
Exaggerated Open-Concept Homes
The Ridge Road Residence by StudioFour Displays Minimalistic Design
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19
Bejeweled Bikini Beauties
Bejeweled Bikini Beauties
The Vogue China June 2012 Issue Features the Stunning Doutzen Kroes
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18
Luxurious Cleansing Beds
Luxurious Cleansing Beds
The Dornbracht Horizontal Shower Lets You Lie Back and Relax
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17
Deluxe Domestic Playground Equipment
Deluxe Domestic Playground Equipment
Svvving Luxury Swings Bring Fun to Fancy Homes
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16
Kitschy Carnival Editorials
Kitschy Carnival Editorials
Mila Kunis for Harper's Bazaar April 2012 is shot by Terry Richardson
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15
Open-Concept Box Abodes
Open-Concept Box Abodes
The H.2 Residence by 314 Architecture Studio is One Modest Home
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14
Buoyant Holiday Homes
Buoyant Holiday Homes
The Lausitz Geierswald Resort in Germany Features Floating Residences
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13
Luxuriously Portable Living Quarters
Luxuriously Portable Living Quarters
The Opera Luxury Camper Trailer is Overindulgent
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12
Psychedelic Editorial Collages
Psychedelic Editorial Collages
This New Photo Series from Mikael Jansson is Outlandishly Good
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11
River Viiperi
River Viiperi
Top Male Model of the Fashion Industry (INTERVIEW)
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10
Hazy Boudoir Editorials
Hazy Boudoir Editorials
The Gravure Magazine 'Alyona' Shoot is Softly Sensual
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9
Luxury Floating Hotels
Luxury Floating Hotels
The M/V Aria Cruise Ship Travels Along the Amazon River
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8
Mountain Forest Lodgings
Mountain Forest Lodgings
The Treehouse-Style Ecotagnes in the Alps is a Snowy Paradise
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7
Carnivorous High Heels
Carnivorous High Heels
Iris van Herpen and United Nude's Fang Shoe is Literally Long in the Tooth
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6
Galactic Androgynous Pantsuits
Galactic Androgynous Pantsuits
The Alexander McQueen Resort 2013 Collection is Boldly Tailored
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5
Exposed Concrete Mansions
Exposed Concrete Mansions
The Ipes House was Designed by Marcio Kogan's StudioMK27
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4
Melancholic Doll-Like Shoots
Melancholic Doll-Like Shoots
Abbey Lee Kershaw Stars in the Interview Magazine March 2012 Issue
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3
Posh Luxury Campers
Posh Luxury Campers
The American Retro Caravans are a Stylish 70s Throwback
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2
Lavish Hanging Human Abodes
Lavish Hanging Human Abodes
Experience the Beauty of Nature from the Air with the Cocoon Tree
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1
Winged Concept Cars
Winged Concept Cars
The McLaren JetSet Would Fly Through Traffic with its Streamlined Form
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