A matter of days after the confirmation of a collaboration between Prada and Adidas, the worlds of luxury and sneakers may be coming together once again, via a Jordan 1 signed by Dior, rumored to be released next June.
This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.
The luxury label has created the case for the League of Legends world championship trophy, awarded on Sunday in Paris, while Nicolas Ghesquière designed the outfit of Qiyana, one of the video game’s characters.
Kering led a luxury goods share rally on Friday after its star fashion label Gucci posted stronger-than-expected sales, demonstrating how some brands have so far managed to counter the hit from protests in Hong Kong.
Thriving demand in mainland China drove sales higher at luxury brand Hermès in the third quarter, helping it offset a slowdown in Hong Kong, and the company said on Thursday that the momentum had carried into October.
After specialising in luxury, the pre-owned fashion e-tailer is re-focusing on affordable luxury brands, while adapting its purchasing options and commissions to the mid-market segment, and eyeing global expansion.