Luxury’s Future: A Question of Trust
By Erwan Rambourg
In the past two weeks, the Kering group (owners of Gucci) committed to full carbon neutrality...
By Erwan Rambourg
In the past two weeks, the Kering group (owners of Gucci) committed to full carbon neutrality across the board, the LVMH group announced new commitments to protect the environment and biodiversity, teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the UN to say her generation would never forgive...
In the past two weeks, the Kering group (owners of Gucci) committed to full carbon neutrality across the board, the LVMH group announced new commitments to protect the environment and biodiversity, teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the UN to say her generation would never forgive the previous one for not having done more for the planet, and author Dana Thomas spoke to the media...
Gucci’s Horsesbit Bag Sells-out
By Sofia Celeste
Gucci’s 1955 Horesbit Bag, which was relaunched in a multitude of colors at its 2020 Cruise...
By Sofia Celeste
Gucci’s 1955 Horesbit Bag, which was relaunched in a multitude of colors at its 2020 Cruise collection, has sold out, in what marks one of the fastest sell-outs in the brand’s history. The Horsebit bag, inspired by equestrian code, features a double ring and bar and is modelled with the same...
Gucci’s 1955 Horesbit Bag, which was relaunched in a multitude of colors at its 2020 Cruise collection, has sold out, in what marks one of the fastest sell-outs in the brand’s history. The Horsebit bag, inspired by equestrian code, features a double ring and bar and is modelled with the same shoulder strap it featured over six decades ago. Since its relaunch, it has been worn by Sienna Miller,...
Next gen shapes fashion of the future
By Claudia D'Arpizio
Established brands could learn a thing or two from some of their more inexperienced, yet more...
By Claudia D'Arpizio
Established brands could learn a thing or two from some of their more inexperienced, yet more innovative peers. On a quest to engage the luxury consumers of tomorrow, novice, tech-focused players are employing new tools and strategies that are revolutionizing retail as we know it.
That ...
Established brands could learn a thing or two from some of their more inexperienced, yet more innovative peers. On a quest to engage the luxury consumers of tomorrow, novice, tech-focused players are employing new tools and strategies that are revolutionizing retail as we know it.
That shift starts with fast fashion. Pressure to produce unique collections, on the fly, is a reality for...
What Thebe Magugu's LVMH Prize Win Means for Africa
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a financial grant of €300,000, plus various benefits, including a year of mentorship by LVMH in multiple fields, such as brand image and communication, production and distribution, as well as sourcing,...
Yesterday, the South African designer Thebe Magugu won the famous LVMH Prize, which includes a financial grant of €300,000, plus various benefits, including a year of mentorship by LVMH in multiple fields, such as brand image and communication, production and distribution, as well as sourcing, among other cross-disciplinary subjects.Thebe Magugu at the finale of the 2019 LVMH Prize at the...
Paris Haute Couture: The Crucial Role of Jewelry
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in Paris' Haute Couture calendar. Understanding this new trend, as well as the need to reinvent the way jewelry is exhibited and sold, Muriel Piaser, a Paris-based buying consultant, will unveil the second...
Over the past seasons, fine jewelry and high-end costume jewelry have taken a crucial place in Paris' Haute Couture calendar. Understanding this new trend, as well as the need to reinvent the way jewelry is exhibited and sold, Muriel Piaser, a Paris-based buying consultant, will unveil the second edition of Precious Room on July 3rd at the Palais Vivienne, where 30 meticulously selected...
Luxury Multibrand Stores are the Future – And Browns’ Holli Rogers and Ida Petersson Tell Us Why
By Elisabeta Tudor
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and...
By Elisabeta Tudor
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and presentations of all kinds – from menswear, to Resort, and Haute Couture – is almost over for this season, and yet, we journalists are far from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, our...
The “fashion month,” as we industry professionals call it, and its countless runway shows and presentations of all kinds – from menswear, to Resort, and Haute Couture – is almost over for this season, and yet, we journalists are far from seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, our reviews and trend reports are still causing much ink to flow. All the more reason to see how our...
Mr. Levino: The Influencer with SMA2 Takes on Pitti
By Sofia Celeste
Florence, Italy — Pitti Uomo, the most prominent menswear event in the world, is an arena where...
By Sofia Celeste
Florence, Italy — Pitti Uomo, the most prominent menswear event in the world, is an arena where peacocks fly, as they say.  Men in striking fashions, who strut their stuff, fan about, waiting to get their picture taken. Emil Levin. Photo: Courtesy of PR.On the penultimate day, emerging from the...
Florence, Italy — Pitti Uomo, the most prominent menswear event in the world, is an arena where peacocks fly, as they say.  Men in striking fashions, who strut their stuff, fan about, waiting to get their picture taken. Emil Levin. Photo: Courtesy of PR.On the penultimate day, emerging from the crowd on a motorized wheelchair, dressed in dandy made-to-measure, was perhaps the most striking bird...
Italian Fashion Braces for Trade War Woes
By Sofia Celeste
Florence, Italy — Washington D.C. is 7000 km to the west of Italy – and Beijing is another 8000...
By Sofia Celeste
Florence, Italy — Washington D.C. is 7000 km to the west of Italy – and Beijing is another 8000 km to the east, but the cold war between the US and China over trade is expected to hit the fashion industry here like the perfect storm.  Pronounce's Spring/Summer 2020 show in Florence as Pitti...
Florence, Italy — Washington D.C. is 7000 km to the west of Italy – and Beijing is another 8000 km to the east, but the cold war between the US and China over trade is expected to hit the fashion industry here like the perfect storm.  Pronounce's Spring/Summer 2020 show in Florence as Pitti Uomo's Guest Nation China special event. Photo by NOWFASHION.According to industry leaders selling and...
See What Carine Roitfeld Is Up to Next
By Elisabeta Tudor
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his...
By Elisabeta Tudor
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his original David statue) have in common? They are all, more or less, part of Andrea Panconesi's exceptional event in celebration of LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary. As it was announced earlier this...
What do Carine Roitfeld, Lenny Kravitz and Michelangelo (well, the Florentine bronze cast of his original David statue) have in common? They are all, more or less, part of Andrea Panconesi's exceptional event in celebration of LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary. As it was announced earlier this month, LuisaViaRoma's CEO will celebrate the anniversary of his iconic Florence-based multi-brand concept...
How Shirene Rifai is Building the Middle East's Next Fashion Hotspot
By Elisabeta Tudor
Jordan is not your typical fashion hub at first glance. And yet, Shirene Rifai proves you...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Jordan is not your typical fashion hub at first glance. And yet, Shirene Rifai proves you wrong. Shirene Rifai, Founder of the Jordan Fashion Week at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman. Picture by Thomas Concordia/Getty Images for Jordan Fashion Week, 2019.The multi-tasking entrepreneur and fashion...
Jordan is not your typical fashion hub at first glance. And yet, Shirene Rifai proves you wrong. Shirene Rifai, Founder of the Jordan Fashion Week at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman. Picture by Thomas Concordia/Getty Images for Jordan Fashion Week, 2019.The multi-tasking entrepreneur and fashion influencer studied law before working as a fashion consultant and editor, and eventually becoming the...
LVMH Prize: Shaping the Fashion Industry of Tomorrow
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to introduce the LVMH Young Designer Prize anymore: for the past 5 years, the prize,...
By Elisabeta Tudor
Needless to introduce the LVMH Young Designer Prize anymore: for the past 5 years, the prize, founded by LVMH, has allowed executive vice-president of Louis Vuitton and member of LVMH’s executive board, Delphine Arnault, and her team of experts to discover, support, and mentor the fashion...
Needless to introduce the LVMH Young Designer Prize anymore: for the past 5 years, the prize, founded by LVMH, has allowed executive vice-president of Louis Vuitton and member of LVMH’s executive board, Delphine Arnault, and her team of experts to discover, support, and mentor the fashion industry's up-and-coming talents. Kévin Germanier at the LVMH Young Designer Prize cocktail in Paris. Photo...
What the Future (and Present) Holds for British Designers
By Marta Represa
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by...
By Marta Represa
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by emerging designers – Molly Goddard, Matty Bovan, and Rejina Pyo come to mind – and featuring more established brands than in past seasons – on top of Burberry, both Vivienne Westwood and Victoria...
This week has been a good one for British fashion: full of critically acclaimed collections by emerging designers – Molly Goddard, Matty Bovan, and Rejina Pyo come to mind – and featuring more established brands than in past seasons – on top of Burberry, both Vivienne Westwood and Victoria Beckham decided to show in the British capital again –, London Fashion Week had something to offer to...