The luxury market, once insulated from economic woes plaguing downstream segments, now faces softer sales and other challenges ahead.
In the short term, the threat comes from a retreating aspirational shopper, who has to contend with higher fuel and energy costs, inflationary food prices, higher debt and a lower total household net worth — thanks to sagging housing prices.
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)