News

François-Henri Pinault at the Kering press conference

Business

Kering CEO Sees Positive Outlook as Gucci Soars

François-Henri Pinault told the group’s annual general meeting he was “confident” it could “strongly outperform” the luxury market.

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Forte_Forte spring 2017 collection

Business

Investment Fund Style Capital Acquires Forte_Forte

The Italian private equity bought a 51 percent stake in the women’s wear brand designed by Giada Forte.

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Hermès Constance bag

Business

Hermès Bolsters Case for Luxury Recovery

The luxury firm’s first-quarter revenues beat market expectations but lagged its French peers.

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Bears dressed for a cause.

Fashion

Marionnaud Raises Funds for CEW France

The perfumery chain gifted 100,000 euros to Cosmetic Executive Women.

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Henrik Vibskov

Fashion

Henrik Vibskov Gets Paris Solo Exhibition

The avant-garde Danish designer will show his fashion and art at the Maison du Danemark from May 12 to July 16.

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An image from Kenzo's "Gidi Gidi Bu Ugwu Eze – Unity is Strength" exhibit

Fashion

Kenzo Mounts Pop-up Exhibition at London Store

The brand has mounted an exhibition and pop-up space featuring a selection of images from the publication in London.

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blow ltd beauty services

Beauty

Britain’s Blow Secures Unilever Ventures Investment, Plans Expansion

The company plans a rollout to other U.K. and European cities to cater to time-poor women.

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Business

Europe’s Markets Dip in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were also down.

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Backstage at Fendi RTW Fall 2017

Accessories

Safilo Group Names Eugenio Razelli Chairman

The manager succeeds Robert Polet, who remains director of the group.

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Products from Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie.

Business

Beiersdorf Sales Gain 7.7% in Q1

Both business segments contributed to the quarterly growth.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Accessories

March Swiss Watch Exports Grow for First Time in More Than 18 Months

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry revealed a 7.5 percent increase in international sales after 20 consecutive months of declines.

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Carel's signature red mary-jane shoes.

Accessories

‘Old-school’ Parisian Shoe Brand Lures American Youth Set

Carel has repositioned — moving its average consumer age from 60 to 35 and under.

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Alec Monopoly and Philipp Plein

Fashion

Philipp Plein to Host Coed Resort Show in Cannes During Film Festival

During the event, the designer will also present a fashion capsule developed in collaboration with graffiti artist Alec Monopoly.

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This Pablo Picasso painting is one of the works to be sold from Zadig & Voltaire's collection at Christie's.

Fashion

Zadig & Voltaire to Sell Selections From Its ‘Death in America’ Collection at Christie’s

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and Oceana’s United States Shark Conservation Program will benefit from Gillier’s decision to sell some of the collection.

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Christian Louboutin

Fashion

Fern Mallis Flies to India to Secure Christian Louboutin for Fashion Icons Series at 92Y

Since opening his first store in Paris in 1992, Louboutin has sold footwear, handbags, small leather goods and beauty products and now has more than 100 stores.

– April 26, 2017