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.
Phil Branston has joined independent marketplace Notonthehighstreet as its new chief financial officer. He will be in charge of leading and developing the e-tailer’s finance team with a focus on scaling operations.
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.
Notonthehighstreet, the curated online marketplace, has appointed Barrie Seidenberg as its new chief executive officer, replacing Simon Belsham, who left the business in September for personal reasons.