Offtrack's founders think being a little unconventional is good for business.


French Women Do Wear Machine Washable Leather Leggings From Offtrack

Offtrack founders Isabelle Alix and Noémie Blanchard aim to democratize high-end leatherwear through comfort, practicality and price.

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Amazon Settles Tax Dispute With French Authorities

France asked Amazon for 200 million euros in back taxes in 2012.

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Luxottica makes eyewear for brands like Chanel (pictured) but its tie-up with lens-maker Essilor is coming under government scrutiny.

Government and Trade

Luxottica Facing Antitrust Investigation of 46 Billion Euro Essilor Merger

The European Commission said there are “several issues” with the proposed deal.

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France Forcing Corporate Transparency With New Law

Companies like Kering and LVMH are still waiting for specifics on implementation, but they have to comply with new rules, with or without them.

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Ana Girardot in a cape from her capsule for Pablo.

Fashion Scoops

Pablo Taps French Actress Ana Girardot for Capsule

Style is a family affair for the actress whose collection is due out in September.

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Canada Goose Grows Revenue, Cuts Losses and Expands Internationally

The luxury down coat brand is on the road to being a $1 billion company.

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Ba&sh Accelerates U.S. Push

The French contemporary fashion chain is to open two stores in the country and embark on a digital and influencer marketing drive.

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Pierre Moscovici EU commissioner customs

Government and Trade

EU Caught €670M Worth of Counterfeit Goods Last Year

The number of seized items grew and counterfeit beauty products, apparel and accessories made up about half of the value.

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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron his wife Brigitte Macron, sit for dinner at the Jules Verne Restaurant on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fashion Scoops

First Lady Melania Trump Wears Hervé Pierre Dress for Eiffel Tower Dinner

Trump’s stylist Hervé Pierre designed the dress she wore to dine with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.

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Thierry Petit and David Dayan

Mergers and Acquisitions

Conforama Group Acquires 17 Percent of Showroomprivé

The transaction was valued at $179.7 million.

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Marco Bizzarri

Fashion Scoops

Marco Bizzarri to Receive French Legion of Honor

The announcement was made through Gucci’s social media.

clock July 6, 2017Sandra Salibian

Beauty Features

New GM Named at Marionnaud France

Gabriele Betti will succeed Eileen Yeo in the position at the perfumery chain starting Sept. 1.

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Google Hit With €2.4 Billion Fine Over Comparative Price Search

Europe’s antitrust authority said the tech giant “systematically” favored its own comparison service over all others.

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A David Lynch-designed T-shirt for agnès b.

Fashion Scoops

‘Twin Peaks’ Creator David Lynch Teams With Agnès b. for Limited-Edition T-Shirts

Having suited up Lynch for many years, the Parisienne suggested to Lynch that he create a few items for her artists T-shirt collection.

clock May 22, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

St. Regis Partners With Vilebrequin for Red Snapper-Inspired Swimwear

The new red, blue and orange limited-edition swimwear are being sold online via St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.

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Fashion at the Frick: The Museum Hosts Annual Young Fellows Ball

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