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Designer and Luxury

Louis Vuitton is taking the art of packing seriously. For fall, it was all in the trunk. Done in silver leather or diamond-cut Plexiglas, these hard-case handbags made for clever travel companions, fitted internally for every electronic gadget desirable.

Study: Louis Vuitton Still Most Valuable Luxury Brand

In an analysis of luxury market by Millward Brown and WPP, the total value of high-end brands lost $7 billion as spending declined in key markets.

Inès de la Fressange

Inès de la Fressange Makes Retail Comeback With Paris Store

The ambassador for French chic is opening the first store for her relaunched brand on the Left Bank.

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.

David Chu

Georg Jensen Returns to Germany With Munich Flagship

The storied Danish brand is expanding its retail presence in Europe and China.

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Alexander McQueen

Luxury Brands Eying Manhattan’s Meatpacking District

Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Alexander McQueen are reportedly looking for retail space within Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.

The Chanel boutique in Orlando.

Chanel Revamps Orlando Store

The Paris-based house debuts a new 5,300-square-foot, Peter Marino-designed shop at The Mall of Millenia.

Stella McCartney Marks Opening of Fifth China Store

The party is the second the designer has hosted in the Chinese capital in less than a year.

Inside the Etudes Studio store in Paris

Etudes Studio Sets Paris Flagship

The 1,700 square-foot unit is located in the Marais.

Prada Lands in Johannesburg

Earlier this week, Prada opened its first sub-Saharan African store in the massive Sandton City mall dedicated to luxury, called the Diamond Walk.