Luxury giant Hermès said its sales grew by 31% in the third quarter, beating market expectations even as the pace of the rebound from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic slowed down from the previous three months.
London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
According to the second Clair Report on retained brand value from resale marketplace Rebag, the strongest handbag labels in 2021 were once again Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Chanel. But Bottega Veneta is hot on their heels.
The designer behind the Off-White label is building on the partnership he began with the luxury car manufacturer last year through the collaborative creation of an electric show car under the Mercedes-Maybach brand.
French luxury group Kering, Richemont's Cartier, and the Responsible Jewellery Council have teamed up to set environmental targets for watches and jewellery activities, challenging the industry to commit to them too.
One must-see community in Paris Fashion Week is Sphere, a combination of showroom, presentation space and video display of vital young talents that present in the French Capital – especially this year.
Turns out the Paris season’s biggest debut was on a crisp Monday when Yang Li presented his first collection for Chinese luxury marque Shang Xia, a brainy and beguiling high-color hybrid blend of east and west.
A major injection of hipness into Hermès this season, and all the better for it. Almost as if the Hermès lady had moved to a loft in Brooklyn or an art gallery in Hackney, or was working on a novel in Ostiense, in Rome.