UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.
The world’s a stage and none more diverse than Paris couture. Where a Gibraltar-born designer creates couture for a Belgian maison; a Phoenician master in Beirut; and a young mum fashion godmother on the Left Bank.
Paris couture is not just about dressing billionaires' wives. It’s also about experimentation, and fashionable irony, as seen in three collections Tuesday: Alexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf and Ronald van der Kemp.
Chanel is putting major support behind its Factory 5 launch to mark the centenary of its Chanel N°5 fragrance and has linked up with Selfridges for a pop-up in the retailer’s prime Corner Shop location on Oxford Street.