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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.
LVMH Prize 2023 reveals names of nine finalists
LVMH Prize 2023 has revealed the names of the finalists in this year’s competition. And in a counterblast to the power of fashion schools, four of this year’s finalists are self-taught.
GfK UK consumer confidence rises again in March
UK consumer confidence rose for a second straight month in March following a dark period of consecutive declines going back to last autumn. Admittedly, it’s still in negative territory though.
Naomi Campbell is star of new Fendi Peekaboo bag campaign
Naomi Campbell is back as the face of the Fendi Peekaboo bag for its SS23 campaign, shot by British photographer David Sims.
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”.
UK retail sales rise in February but values fail to match inflation
British retail sales volumes rose 1.2% in February compared to January, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed on Friday.
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.
Christian Louboutin launches exclusive collection for Neiman Marcus with immersive installation
Neiman Marcus has partnered with Christian Louboutin to launch an exclusive collection of summer fashion and lifestyle products from newly added categories.
Movado annual earnings up on international wholesale, own stores sales growth
Movado Group, Inc. announced on Thursday net sales increased 2.7% to $751.9 million for the fiscal 2023 year, on growth in the watchmaker's international wholesale business and own stores.
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.
Parfums Christian Dior names Philippe Farnier global executive vice-president
The LVMH luxury group has announced the appointment of Philippe Farnier to the position of global executive vice-president of Parfums Christian Dior.
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.
Praise and criticism for European Commission's greenwashing directive
The European Commission’s latest proposals on tackling greenwashing have been welcomed, but also criticised for not pursuing the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) or any other standard methodology.