Inside Luxury – the Luxury Podcast

Inside Luxury is the first and only professional podcast dedicated to the global luxury industry.

Each episode, we take listeners behind the news making headlines in the alluring yet mysterious world of affluent consumers and luxury brands. We talk to industry experts, get up close and personal with its leaders, debate key issues and challenge the status quo.

In our short, sharp format, we tackle the main topics du jour and feature a stellar line-up of invited guest experts. Piers Schmidt interviews industry leaders to find out what luxury means to them and what role it plays in their personal lives. We shed an audio spotlight on innovative, up and coming luxury brands – certainly ones to watch. A ‘Thought for the Day’ style monologue comes from the wry pen of shrewd luxury commentator Craig Allen.

Inside Luxury has been created and is hosted by Piers Schmidt, a renowned luxury consultant with a career in branding that spans 25 years.

Piers’ expertise and consulting experience are complemented by an equally strong reputation as a writer and commentator on business and brands. Piers’ opinions on the luxury market and hospitality have been reported extensively in leading international media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, Fast Company and He is an official blogger at and has also appeared frequently as a guest on global broadcast media including BBC, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Channel 4, Sky News and Monocle 24. Piers Schmidt is also a sought-after and popular presenter on international conference platforms.

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