Despite hailing the deal as “a step in the right direction,” GlobalData reports that it will “offer little relief to apparel firms” caught up in the middle of the ongoing trade conflict between the two countries.
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.
The Scottish cashmere label and embroidery atelier Lesage are showcasing their customisable knitwear at the Galeries Lafayette branch on the Champs-Elysées in Paris until July 2, before going to London and Milan.
The creative driving force of many luxury brands is accessories. We caught up with three great accessories houses during the Paris fashion season to see their latest ideas. One message was clear: break the mold.
Notonthehighstreet has lost its e-commerce director with Ollie Scheers having moved on after spending less than 18 months in the role. The job is now being shared between existing staff and executives.
London’s historic luxury destination Burlington Arcade is being sold to the Reuben brothers for £300m. The arcade has been on the market since last year with estimates at one point that it could fetch over £400m.
Department stores are in a huge state of flux. Europeans are opening new flagships in distant lands, even as Americans close shop. Here in Paris, Bon Marché booms by attracting Parisians and deep-pocketed tourists .
Co-ed shows, a celebrity debut and impressive new names are among the big headlines for London Fashion Week Men’s, running January 6-9, as the industry transitions to new gender- and season-neutral business models.