Yoox Net-a-Porter shareholder Renzo Rosso believes Richemont's bid for full control of the online retailer is of great value, even though he is sorry to see another renowned Italian brand pass under foreign control.
The booming pre-owned premium watch market, powered by websites like the RealReal, has lured its first official big brand, with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet announcing it would launch a 2nd-hand business this year.
Tommy Hilfiger, IBM and The Fashion Institute of Technology have teamed up for an Artificial Intelligence pilot project. The project called ‘Reimagine Retail’ will have AI play the lead in the design creation process.
Versace is in "no rush" to list on the stock market, its Chief Executive said on Saturday. The brand has been mulling a listing after private equity Blackstone bought a 20% stake in 2014 to fund its overseas expansion.
And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.
Fashion has no greater current fixation than Millennials, the Holy Grail of luxury and fashion brands; whose highly personal style is the subject of the latest book – released in time for Christmas - by Dolce & Gabbana.
The thing one must always expect from Koché is the very unexpected – which is why its designer Christelle Kocher will stage yet another fashion first this Tuesday when she shows inside the legendary Strand bookstore.
With every luxury brand executive racing to build a digital empire, it’s refreshing to sit down with Bruno Pavlovsky of Chanel; whose main focus for next year will be bricks and mortar, and live events.