PARIS — Never mind mounting economic woes: The possibility of rain soaking clients' heels ranks as a bigger worry than recession as couture houses here get ready for another high-fashion week.
"The trend of 'super luxury' is good," said Sidney Toledano, president of Christian Dior, which posted "very strong double-digit growth" in couture sales last year. "It's been an excellent year for haute couture and I'm optimistic for the coming years."
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)