Gucci Directly Enters South African Market

The Italian luxury group has signed a joint venture with a local partner.

– 5:43 AM, EST


Europe’s Markets in Negative Territory

Investors on Tuesday morning were wary over Greece’s debt situation and Spain’s local election results.

– 5:40 AM, EST

Aldo Maria Camillo


Aldo Maria Camillo Leaves Cerruti

The designer has left to “pursue other personal interests,” the house said.

– 4:36 AM, EST

The Markets

Palm Angels to Launch at Colette

The Italian men’s wear label is kicking off its tight schedule of in-store launches.

– 12:02 AM, EST

Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida


LVMH Prize Expected to Boost Marques’ Almeida

The London-based Marques’Almeida label scooped up the main prize, which comes with 300,000 euros, or $331,000 at current exchange rates, plus a year of coaching.

– 12:01 AM, EST

Matteo Marzotto


Valentino Sale Decision Key Issue in Marzotto Trial

Friday’s hearing in the ongoing Marzotto tax trial once again illustrated how the young entrepreneur’s wish was to retain the Valentino Fashion Group.

– May 25, 2015


Aldo Maria Camillo Said Leaving Cerruti 1881

The artistic director had joined in 2012.

– May 25, 2015

Even digitally reticent high-end brands such as Chanel are starting to sell online.


Luxury’s Digital Migration

Chanel — among the conspicuous e-commerce holdouts in luxury — plans to begin testing online sales of eyewear later this year in the U.S. ahead of a broader launch of online selling in 2016, WWD has learned.

– May 25, 2015

Sophie Marceau, Rossy de Palma and Sienna Miller


French Cinema Shines at Cannes 

Jacques Audiard, Vincent Lindon and Emmanuelle Bercot, ex-aequo with Rooney Mara, go home with the main prizes.

– May 24, 2015

L'Oreal Cannes Digital Initiatives​


L’Oréal Paris Puts Focus on Digital

The beauty brand has launched the Twicer app and is investing into a fast growing e-commerce beauty sector.

– May 24, 2015