Around 400 guests gathered inside the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in Westminster on Sunday to watch Victoria Beckham send out the most expensive looking clothes she has ever produced and introduce her new beauty line.
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.
If any senior LVMH executive is looking very smart these days it surely is Pietro Beccari, the CEO of Christian Dior Couture, who just oversaw his house’s path-breaking cruise 2020 collection runway show in Marrakech.
Does everything David Beckham touch turn to gold? One tends to think so after attending the latest London show by Kent & Curwen, his English heritage brand, which staged a Peaky Blinders moment this season.