The iconic Tiffany brand was founded in 1837 by Charles Tiffany and John Young. Originally the company sold stationery and later added jewellery to its product line-up. The Tiffany brand became widely known thanks to the mail order catalogue it launched in 1845. Using its now hallmark blue colour, the catalogue quickly became known as the ‘Blue Book’ and was widely sought after.
Even today, the blue Tiffany box, with its white ribbon is highly recognisable and epitomises style and sophistication. The classic movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s with Audrey Hepburn, has made no visit to New York complete without visiting the Tiffany & Co.’s headquarters building and shop on Fifth Avenue.Read More