In a month that's shaping up to be huge as far as luxury deals are concerned, the latest news is that LVMH is boosting its stake in Off-White. Virgil Abloh's streetwear label will now be 60% owned by the French giant.
France has long had an obsession with American ideas and icons, and enjoyed and profited from re-imagining them with a Gallic touch. The latest is Shiloh Heritage - a marriage of Texas and the Camargue.
Johnny Coca has left his position as creative director of Mulberry, the British fashion and accessories house, as announced on Tuesday, bringing down the curtains on a five-year stint at the famed UK marque.
As sales are seen to be slowing down, and with the arrival of a new CEO, French label Chloé might, according to some sources, be about to dismiss its creative director for ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories.
A key test of a designer is influence – and few have had so much influence this century as Hedi Slimane, creative director of Celine, who sent out a haut bobo collection on Friday with plenty of cosmopolitan good taste.