Alber Elbaz, who died Saturday, created collections for a half-dozen fashion houses including his own, though it was a 14-year tenure at Lanvin that earned him a place among the Pantheon of great all-time designers.
AZ Factory, the fashion house led by Alber Elbaz that is the most widely anticipated new brand in the industry, is planning a talk show as well as exclusives on Net-A-Porter and Farfetch as part of its launch next week.
Few people have more famous family names in fashion than Patricia Gucci, even if she cannot really use it. A tad unfair, given the quality of her latest project – Aviteur, a new high-end luxury luggage brand.
Carine Roitfeld on Thursday announced plans to debut her new CR Runway concept this June with a mammoth fashion show for an audience of 5,000; in partnership with Florentine boutique LuisaViaRoma during Pitti Uomo.
In a world dominated by ever more alarming reports about the destruction of our seas, glaciers, insects and noble wild animals, almost the entire Haute Couture season was dominated by one key element – nature.
One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
This week in Paris, Adrian Cheng announced the launch of a significant new investment fund to target what Cheng sees as the key consumer market of this century – Millennials and Generation Z in China. Call them BATers.