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.
Loewe has finally opened the doors of its Casa Loewe in London after a year of refurbishment. The three-storey flagship store replaces the brand’s Mount Street boutique to become the only Loewe shop in the UK capital.
After FF Reloaded and Fendi Mania, the Roman luxury label is launching Fendi Roma/Amor, the third collection themed around its FF monogram, teaming up with tagger Pref and Korean eyewear label Gentle Monster.
A day after Fendi’s owner Bernard Arnault revealed that the house plans a homage show to its deceased creative director Karl Lagerfeld in Rome, the Roman house announced plans for a second show - in Shanghai.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.
France accounts for over one quarter of the total sales of the top 100 luxury corporations worldwide according to Deloitte’s 2019 report, with 9 groups listed and LVMH, L'Oréal, Kering and Chanel in the top 10.
Hanneli Rupert, daughter of Johann Rupert, chairman of Cartier and Richemont, has emerged as a countercurrent voice defending the use of exotic leather while the rest of the industry has been moving away from it.
For the first time, the luxury label is present in force in Milan during the Furniture Fair, to unveil the design object collection created with renowned Milanese interior decoration studio DimoreStudio.