PARIS — Much-hyped wearable technology and the “Internet of things” have nothing on haute couture, which continues to ride high above economic turbulence.
“People are appreciating the savoir faire, even the new generation of high-tech people,” said Christian Dior chief executive officer Sidney Toledano, citing a surge of clients in their 30s and 40s, many from the entertainment and digital industries in the U.S. and Asia. “They want the best of the best.”
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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