After 30 days of shows that began on the Bund in Shanghai with Tommy Hilfiger and ended in Paris in the Louvre with Louis Vuitton, we rate the 12 most beautiful and influential shows of the international season.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”
Ted Baker is boosting its licensed business further and has entered a global deal with Timex “to underpin its own global plans with a unique offering in watches that complements its apparel and accessory collections.”
Luxury goods group LVMH’s watch brands will be present at the next edition of the Baselworld watch fair in March, the outgoing head of its watch division told CNN Money Switzerland, adding the show needs to make changes.
Movado Group announced on October 1 that it has completed its acquisition of MVMT Watches the parent company of MVMT, providing the group with a global growth opportunity and exposure to millennial customers.
Harrods is clearly not suffering from the cloud hanging over many of its sector peers further down the price chain and like luxury rivals Selfridges and Harvey Nichols, luxury and tourist spending has sent profits up.
Watch brands Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille will withdraw from the Geneva watch fair from 2020 to focus on selling directly to consumers rather than via third-party retailers they would meet at the show.
There are few more fertile imaginations in European fashion today than Marine Serre. Her clothes are hybrid and experimental; don’t really follow mainstream trends and were shown with zest and novelty Tuesday in Paris.
The cat was already out of the bag yesterday but that didn’t detract from the impact of the news on Tuesday that Michael Kors is acquiring Versace for around $2 billion and changing its name to Capri Holdings.