An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.
Dunhill has opened an ‘experiential’ store in the new menswear department of Harrods. Located in the new International Designer area, the space can fully transform in line with the brand’s seasonal collections.
The creative director of Carolina Herrera, Wes Gordon, has insisted that the brand’s Resort 2020 collection pays homage to the “cultural wealth” of Mexico, after being accused of cultural appropriation.
Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.
Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.
Cosmetics chain Sephora closed its US stores for an hour on Wednesday to hold an "inclusivity workshop" for its employees, a month after a Grammy-nominated black singer said she was racially profiled in the shop.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has pushed back the final of its much-watched LVMH Prize to September, the first time the award ceremony will take place in autumn; on September 4 in Paris, inside the Fondation Louis Vuitton.