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.”
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)