Fashion

Christian Dior Spring 2018 Couture

clock 11hBridget Foley

Business

Richemont's Bid to Buy YNAP Spurs M&A Speculation

clock 13hLuisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Business

Abercrombie's Martinez to Retire as Executive Chairman

clock 16hVicki M. Young

Luxury

Perrin Paris

Legal

Perrin Paris Wins Lawsuit Against Philipp Plein Over Clutch Design

The 125-year-old luxury leather goods brand accused the flashy Philipp Plein of copying a unique and patented design element.

clock January 12, 2018Kali Hays

Backstage at Fenty Puma by Rihanna RTW Spring 2018

Financial

Kering to Distribute Majority of Puma Shares

The brand operator is looking to “reinforce” its focus on luxury by limiting its stake in Puma — and another brand is next to go.

clock January 11, 2018Kali Hays

The atmosphere at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics.

Retail

Handcrafting Takes Center Stage in ‘Modern Luxury’

Brands and retailers are incorporating locally, ethically made handcrafted items into their product offerings to keep up with consumer demand.

clock January 4, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The big question for Tapestry and Michael Kors could be figuring out what next to buy.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Tapestry, Michael Kors: Destined to Be Competitors on M&A Front

Both firms are building out their brand portfolios.

clock January 3, 2018Vicki M. Young

Borsalino "Siur Pipen" hat and hatbox.

Legal

Borsalino Business Continues, Investor Backs the Hatmaker

Haeres Equita will appeal Alessandria’s court decision to reject its petition for a composition with creditors.

clock December 22, 2017Alessandra Turra

Street StyleStreet Style, Spring Summer 2018, London Fashion Week, UK - 18 Sep 2017

Legal

Gucci Denies Ex-Employee’s Allegations of Manager Sexual Harassment

The luxury brand said the former salesperson did not “avail herself” of its policies and procedures around sexual harassment.

clock December 8, 2017Kali Hays

A screenshot from the homepage of luxury e-commerce platform Secoo.com

Technology

Chinese Research Confirms Positive Luxury E-commerce Trends

Millennial Chinese consumers are willing, and able, to buy an increasing amount of luxury products online.

clock December 7, 2017Casey Hall

Isabelle Huppert and Salma Hayek at the Kering and Madame Figaro Women in Film Cannes lunch

Legal

Kering Puts an End to Lawsuit Over Eyewear Origin

Retailer Selima Optique had accused the luxury conglomerate of labeling eyewear from China as Made in Italy.

clock December 5, 2017Kali Hays

First Italian Luxury & Design Summit held in New York.

Business Features

Fendi, Max Mara, Bally Execs Discuss State of Italian Luxury

Leading execs from Fendi, Max Mara and Bally were among those who discussed the state of Italian luxury in today’s market.  

clock December 5, 2017Lauren Olsen

A. N. Other Woody 2018 Fragrance.

Fragrance

A.N. Other Cuts Costs for Luxury Fragrance

Investing its capital mainly in the products themselves, the brand is able to offer customers luxury quality unisex fragrances for a lower price.

clock November 28, 2017Layla Ilchi

Markets

Premium and Entry-to-Luxury Brands to Steal the Spotlight in the Future

According to an EY study, the premium labels’ acceleration will be boosted by the price increase of luxury products, customers’ different approach to purchases and the rise of the urban middle-class population.

clock November 27, 2017Sandra Salibian

Club Med Resort in Cefalù

Lifestyle

Club Med Brings High-End Luxury to Sicily

In June, the company will open the doors of its first European five-star resort in Cefalù, an hour drive from Palermo.

clock November 21, 2017Alessandra Turra

Christopher Martinez

Fashion Scoops

Christopher Martinez Joins Olivela

Forty percent of proceeds from Olivela go to charity to help kids.

clock November 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

Brunello Cucinelli at Dreamforce 2017

Technology

Brunello Cucinelli Implores Tech Sector to ‘Humanize the Web’

Brunello Cucinelli visits Dreamforce 2017 to address the tech industry, asking it to keep humanism alive through all the innovation.

clock November 8, 2017Adriana Lee

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2018

Legal

Gucci Scores Tentative Dismissal of Forever 21’s Stripes Lawsuit

The fast-fashion chain has the opportunity to fix allegations around Gucci’s numerous trademarks protecting its classic stripe designs.

clock November 7, 2017Kali Hays

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On the street at the Sundance Film Festival 2018

Fashion

They Are Wearing: Sundance Film Festival 2018

clock 11hMarcy Medina

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