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Giambattista Valli opens Harrods pop-up
Pop-ups are proving more popular than ever this year at many levels of the market, and luxury is no exception. The latest is at one of London’s top high-end department stores, Harrods.
UK Gen Z shoppers embrace VAT-free EU spending post-Brexit
The UK may have failed to offer the hoped-for Vat-free shopping for EU tourists post-Brexit, but British tourists are taking advantage of their ability to shop tax-free within the EU, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
Capri Holdings eyes China with strategic investment increase
Capri Holdings, the owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, is setting its sights on China once again, with the aim to increase its strategic investment in the market.
Hudson’s Bay bans fur
Department store chain Hudson’s Bay announced this week that it no longer sells products made from animal fur.
Longchamp celebrates its spring-summer collection at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel
The French brand celebrated this Thursday, March 23, its new collection at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel. Stranger Things star, Natalie Dyer, attended the event.
Filippa K opens Amsterdam flagship
Filippa K has opened a store in Amsterdam, with the company saying its “serves as the latest chapter in the ongoing transformation, as Creative Director Liisa Kessler explores dualities within a single retail space”.
Moncler launches gender-neutral Alicia Keys capsule
Moncler’s new strategy of linking up with artists and other creatives has kicked off this week with the launch of one of its key collabs — with music star Alicia Keys.
Gucci opens new store in Meatpacking District, reflecting a new design direction
The Italian luxury giant chose the vibrant artsy downtown Manhattan neighborhood for its latest retail space.
Kith opens Williamsburg flagship
Opening on March 24 at 25 Kent Ave, the Williamsburg flagship will carry Kith’s in-house and multi-brand ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, and footwear for men, women, and kids.
Italian fashion group Kiton interested in IPO but as long-term project
Italy's Kiton is interested in a potential market listing but sees an initial public offer (IPO) as a long-term project, the fashion group's chief executive said on Thursday.
V&A releases details of and early tickets for first UK Coco Chanel exhibition
The V&A on Thursday released a limited number of tickets for the first UK exhibition dedicated to the work of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel. Called Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto, it opens In September.
Luxury bags are significantly more expensive in China than in Europe
While waiting for the Chinese to start traveling again, brands are betting on a rebound in domestic demand following the end of the anti-Covid measures, increasing their prices, reported a study by Retviews by Lectra.
H&M x Mugler: First look at May collab
H&M has shared more details of its Mugler collab that will be launching in May with the company, calling it a "landmark partnership" via a collection helmed by Mugler’s creative director Casey Cadwallader.
Selfridges Corner Shop sees Elton John takeover
The latest big name to take up residence in the Selfridges Corner Shop in London is Elton John with the takeover starting this week and running into mid-April.
Flannels launches major Youth-Phoria project as Oxford St flagship becomes Flannels X
As one of the UK’s fastest-growing high-end chains, Flannels has become a key destination for young luxury consumers. And its latest development both adds to and underlines that with the launch of Youth-Phoria.
Prada Group partners with Adobe to reimagine in-store, digital experiences
Prada Group and Adobe announced on Wednesday an enhanced partnership to elevate the luxury fashion firm's digital and physical retail properties, across its range of brands.