Burberry’s Q1 Trading update was closely watched on Tuesday and it seemed to deliver, with rising sales and a positive consumer response to its Riccardo Tisci-designed collections, both at retail and in wholesale.
Stella McCartney has signed a deal to partner with LVMH, the designer retaining majority ownership of her label but also about to enter a new era as part of the increasingly-sustainability-focused luxury group.
The French fashion house said on Wednesday it is in talks with Mexican artisans regarding the production of the Dolls by Raw Edges collection, which has been criticised for featuring traditional Mexican designs.
The French luxury house has launched its fragrance and beauty offering on Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall, the first time that consumers in the country can purchase Chanel products online outside of its official site.
The Woolmark Prize, historically fashion’s most famous award, has significantly overhauled its advisory board for the 2020 prize, in what will be seen by many as an attempt to generate more traction and attention.
The Mexican government has questioned Louis Vuitton’s use of a traditional Mexican pattern in the design of a chair, less than a month after it sent a similar letter to another prominent fashion house.
After losing the profitable Gucci licence in 2017, the Italian eyewear group has announced the end of the long-standing deal with Dior, whose licence will go to Thélios, the company set up by LVMH and Marcolin.
Net-A-Porter is continuing to add to its special treatment of its VIP customers with the launch this week of a private online jewellery e-salon that’s an ultra-exclusive invitation-only shopping platform.
Winston Churchill famously defined Russia as “a riddle, wrapped inside a mystery, inside an enigma.” Which is not a bad way to define the latest couture show by Jean Paul Gaultier staged Wednesday in Paris.