François-Henri Pinault

A model charter backstage at Christian Dior.

Fashion Features

Kering and LVMH’s Model Charter

For the first time this season, the French luxury groups implemented strict new measures governing the well-being of models.

clock December 18, 2017Joelle Diderich

Agnès Varda with her Oscar.

Fashion Scoops

Kering Hosts Party to Celebrate Agnès Varda’s Honorary Oscar

Guests including Isabelle Huppert and Jane Birkin admired the French New Wave director’s gold statuette.

clock December 12, 2017Joelle Diderich

Giambattista Valli

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Giambattista Valli Moves Into Activewear, Sets Retail Expansion

The initiatives mark the first steps of his label’s planned expansion under its new partnership with the billionaire Pinault family.

clock November 27, 2017Joelle Diderich

A model charter backstage at Christian Dior.

Fashion Features

Collections: Model Charter Resets Balance of Power at Paris Fashion Week

The charter on the well-being of models introduced by Kering and LVMH had wide-ranging effects across the industry this season.

clock November 6, 2017Joelle Diderich

A view of the Stephane Kélian presentation.

Footwear

Rubens Bressanin on Rebooting Stephane Kélian

Bressanin is the latest behind-the-scenes footwear designer to move into the spotlight as the revived French brand’s artistic director.

clock October 18, 2017Katya Foreman

Balenciaga RTW Spring 2018

Fashion Scoops

Balenciaga Faces Fresh Casting Controversy at Paris Fashion Week

Model Louise Parker blasted the brand for canceling her booking and called out parent company Kering over its model charter.

clock October 2, 2017Joelle Diderich

Pomellato Ritratto

Jewelry

Pomellato Fetes 50th Anniversary During MFW

The Milan-based jewelry company is launching two special collections to mark the milestone.

clock September 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

Coco RochaChristian Siriano show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 09 Sep 2017

Fashion Features

A Solid Start: Industry Welcomes Kering, LVMH Charter, but Argue There’s Room to Improve

Model protection charter is too narrow, some say.

clock September 21, 2017WWD Staff

Models backstageOpening Ceremony x Made LA show, Backstage, Los Angeles, USA - 09 Jun 2017

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Kering, LVMH Join Forces on Model Charter

The two French powerhouses are banning size zero from the catwalk and fashion shoots.

clock September 6, 2017Joelle Diderich

Salma HayekAnniversary Soiree, 70th Cannes Film Festival, France - 23 May 2017WEARING GUCCI SAME OUTFIT AS CATWALK MODEL *8418606aj

People

Salma Hayek Cooks for Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” costars gathered for a casual dinner at Reynolds’ N.Y. home.

clock August 11, 2017Andrew Nodell

Artémis has sold its stake in Fnac Darty to Germany’s Ceconomy

Financial

Pinault Family Exits Fnac Darty

The 24.3 percent stake belonging to Artémis was snapped up by German electronics retailer Ceconomy, the recent Metro AG spin-off.

clock July 26, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Boucheron's Foxy ring.

Jewelry

Boucheron Reveals Ambitious Program for 160th Anniversary

Over the next 12 months, the Place Vendôme jeweler will unveil a new advertising campaign, a fresh store concept and a renovated Paris flagship.

clock July 13, 2017Joelle Diderich

Giambattista Valli

Designer and Luxury

Pinault Family’s Artémis Takes Stake in Giambattista Valli

Artémis, the investment arm of the Pinault family, has taken a minority stake in Maison Valli and looks to become a majority shareholder at a later stage.

clock June 29, 2017Lisa Lockwood

Salma Hayek, John Lithgow'Beatriz at Dinner' film screening, New York, USA - 06 Jun 2017

Parties

Salma Hayek, John Lithgow Attend ‘Beatriz at Dinner’ Screening

The cast members shared their thoughts on the role of comedy in the age of President Trump.

clock June 7, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Isabelle Huppert

Fashion Scoops

Isabelle Huppert Wins 2017 ‘Women in Motion’ Awards

Kering and the Cannes Film Festival will honor the Oscar-nominated actress on May 21 for her contribution to the film industry.

clock May 15, 2017Katya Foreman

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