In a cluster of refurbished Mao-era industrial buildings in Guangzhou, developers at China's top messaging app, WeChat, are redesigning key parts of its product to spread out to just about every aspect of Chinese life.
North American audiences will get a glimpse at the life and career of legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik. Music Box Films has acquired regional rights to the documentary Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards.
A panel led by Luxury Institute CEO Milton Pedraza discussed the challenges luxury brands will face to keep up with changing norms. As technology becomes more prevalent, emotional skills will become more important.
Luxury brands are working harder than ever to get online product and pricing strategy right with major change in the past year as they wake up to the value of e-sales, says a new report from Contactlab/Exane BNP Paribas.
British illustrator Angelina Hicks will collaborate on a series of limited edition T-shirts with the Italian brand. To promote the collaboration, Gucci released an image of a massive mural by Hicks in Milan.
ChimeHack 4 will bring together tech experts and non-profit leaders to design tech solutions for girls and women. Gucci's Chime For Change will host the event with Facebook, Global Citizen and Kleiner Perkins.