Cartier has unveiled the names of the eight laureates in this Cartier Women’s Initiative, revealed in an entirely digital ceremony, the climax of a three-day gathering evolving around the concept of a Ripple Effect.
The trading environment may have been volatile but luxury giant Richemont still managed to see net profit rising almost 40% in the financial year to the end of March, beating forecasts by a wide margin.
With digital screens now ubiquitous, the eyewear producer has launched the ‘Blue & Beyond’ project, equipping some of its labels’ models with anti-blue light, photochromic UV protection lenses, a luxury industry first.
The French have always had a way with renovation. This week, Cartier took the concept to a new level, as it unveiled a substantial new work of urban scenography outside the brand’s historic flagship store in Paris.
One brand that appeared to be gathering momentum is the house of Alaïa, which profited from haute couture week in Paris to present its latest ideas, many mined very literally from the house's unique archives.