The U.S. threat of tariffs on French goods from handbags to Champagne proved just a glancing blow to giants like LVMH and Kering this week, as investors refused to give up their decade-long love affair with luxury goods.
The capsule marks the latest collaboration launched by Kith this year, including apparel collaborations with Disney in November and Barbie in September, as well as a beauty collaboration with Estée Lauder in March.
The owner of Donna Karan and DKNY announced a 5.2% increase in sales for the third quarter on Wednesday, a lower than expected increase, which combined with the company’s lowered full-year guidance, sent shares tumbling.
As luxury giants continue to snap up the world’s top brands, could the latest move be Kering preparing to buy Moncler? It could be if news reports are to be believed, although neither company has commented.
Aquascutum’s Chinese owner is the subject of a potential lawsuit over unpaid invoices, as fears over a liquidity crisis persist. A Portuguese fabrics firm called Calvelex is expected to take it to court this week.