Paris fashion weeks shows often don’t only take place in Paris anymore. Due to the pandemic, entire seasons now take place online, and many “phygital” shows actually take place in other countries, or even continents.
French luxury goods group LVMH reported a 3% drop in comparable sales for the fourth quarter, as a boom in revenues at its big fashion brands like Louis Vuitton offset a weak performance at its duty free shops.
Retailers and brands have been including a lot more photos from real people on their social channels and websites in recent periods and it seems that this is a good move as a new study shows that shoppers like this.
The opening day of Paris haute couture week ended with three experienced designers -- Giambattista Valli, Julie de Libran and Olivier Theyskens at Azzaro -- showing collections that captured the couture's energy.
Fresh from dressing Lady Gaga in Schiaparelli for the inauguration, American-born couturier Daniel Roseberry unveiled a defiantly surreal collection for Schiaparelli on Monday, to open the Paris haute couture season.
Christian Dior went on a fresh couture voyage this Monday, a virtual trip to an imaginary chateau, all the better to unveil Maria Grazia Chiuri’s latest vision for the house inspired this season by tarot cards.
Boohoo on Monday confirmed that it has bought the Debenhams brand for £55m. It will use it to move into beauty and homewares, extend its own brand offering, operate a giant online marketplace and grow internationally.