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.
Few people are better placed to suggest how fashion, luxury and beauty brands can reach Chinese consumers than Christina Fontana, director of fashion & luxury Europe for Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company.
Boss has overhauled its Parisian flagship on the Champs-Elysées, adopting a new interiors concept. After over six months of renovation work, the German label now has a 1,226 m2 showcase mixing design and digital tech.
Milan Fashion Week starts on Tuesday 17 with an exciting calendar featuring new names like Boss and Peter Pilotto; a host of Chinese designers and emerging talent; and Italy’s leading labels, except for Roberto Cavalli.