In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.
Chanel has pushed up the date of its next Métiers d’Art show, as Paris braces for a new series of transport strikes in December. Originally scheduled for Thursday, December 5, but now advanced to Wednesday, December 4.
The new, five-year licence deal between the Italian eyewear group and the French luxury label will start on January 1 2020 and end on December 31 2024, with the option of a 3-year extension until December 2027.
Few people are better placed to suggest how fashion, luxury and beauty brands can reach Chinese consumers than Christina Fontana, director of fashion & luxury Europe for Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company.
Few luxury brands have been as quietly busy as Chanel, which has strategically bought stakes in three new businesses and, just this week, unveiled the structure of its new center for artisanal excellence, called 19M.