One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
The NYC-based brand has announced a collaborative window display to be unveiled in seven global stores to celebrate the launch of the first retro graffiti-inspired collection in a series of limited-edition capsules.
The latest step in the renovation of Champs Elysees is the new flagship of J. M. Weston, France’s classiest shoe brand. A superb timeless showcase, possibly the most luxurious setting of any shoe store anywhere.
London-based skate label Palace has become a little more traditional than usual and is teaming up with sports giant Adidas for tennis whites in celebration of Wimbledon fortnight. The line launches next week.
Ferragamo’s head of marketing and communications, Antonio Burrello, is leaving the group, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, signalling further management changes at the Florentine shoemaker.
French fashion group Chanel released full year earnings for the first time on Thursday, laying down a marker as one of the luxury world's biggest labels by sales after both revenue and profit grew strongly in 2017.
Victoria Beckham has named another respected executive to her top team following the appointment of Ralph Toledano as chairman this year. Now Paolo Riva, ex-CEO at DVF, will join in the same role this September.
Few classy family brands celebrate their success with such a light hand as Santoni, which staged a clever presentation Sunday inside the latest cool restaurant in the Giacomo group – Giacomo Rosticceria.