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.
Fashion loves nothing more than a debut; and haute couture doubly so. Hence, one could almost touch the sense of anticipation at Schiaparelli on Monday morning for the couture debut of Texas-born Daniel Roseberry.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
Few French designers are in better shape today than Alexandre Mattiussi, whose AMI show Tuesday evening in Paris was a brilliant statement of how less can be – in the hands of a skilled practitioner – infinitely more.
Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale.