Book Report - Deluxe by Dana Thomas

Written by former Newsweek journalist Dana Thomas, Deluxe, How Luxury Lost Its Luster
is a must read for luxury brand devotees and those with a general interest in fashion. The book analyzes the luxury good phenomenon and which brands have stayed true to their heritage while others have strayed to make the mega bucks. It's not only interesting, it's an interesting read the entire way through.

As a side note, if you've already read Deluxe, be sure to check out the January issue of Harper's Bazaar - Dana Thomas contributes an insightful report on "The Fake Trade."