Business

Saving the Mall

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Business

Vuitton Answers Call of China’s Digital Market With Own Site

clock July 21, 2017Joelle Diderich

Eye

At Work: Ava Coleman, SB Projects Artist Manager

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Alex Wynne

Mode City and Interfilière Intimate Apparel Trade Shows in Paris

Intimates

Lingerie and Beachwear Market in Upbeat Mood for Mode City

The Paris lingerie and beachwear show saw its first uptick in visitor numbers since 2011.

clock July 14, 2017Alex Wynne

Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, discusses with U.S. President Donald Trump while U.S. First Lady Melanie Trump looks, prior to the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs Elysees, in ParisBastille Day, Paris, France - 14 Jul 2017

Fashion Scoops

First Ladies Wear Valentino, Louis Vuitton for Bastille Day Parade

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump helped French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte celebrate Bastille Day at the traditional military parade down Champs-Elysées.

clock July 14, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The logo created by M/M for the Les Vacances de Lucien pop-up at Colette

Fashion Scoops

Lucien Pagès Sets Vacation Pop-up at Colette

The Paris PR guru has asked the brands he represents to create a selection of holiday-themed items for a month-long pop-up at Colette.

clock July 10, 2017Alex Wynne

Blossom Premiere Vision Paris

Textiles

Blossom Première Vision Continues to Carve Its Place

The textile fair held in central Paris, now in its third edition, targeted pre-collections for fall 2018.

clock July 7, 2017Alex Wynne

Ingie Paris Resort 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Ingie Paris Resort 2018

Ingie Chalhoub’s languid yet glittering collection was inspired by the California lifestyle of the Seventies.

clock July 6, 2017Alex Wynne

Rossy de Palma and Blanca Li

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Jean Paul Gaultier Couture Fall 2017

Carla Bruni, Catherine Deneuve and Farida Khelfa were among the eclectic guests at Gaultier’s wintery show.

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Coco Rocha and Ioni backstage at Bonpoint

Fashion Scoops

Celebrity Offspring Steals the Show at Bonpoint

Milla Jovovich’s daughter Ever Anderson took in the show, while Coco Rocha’s tot Ioni made her runway debut.

clock July 5, 2017Alex Wynne

Bernard Arnault at the LVMH general assembly.

Financial

Arnault Family Ups Christian Dior Stake to 94.2 Percent

The company had launched an IPO in June to acquire the 25.7 percent stake in Dior it did not already own in order to simplify LVMH’s ownership structure.

clock July 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Marie-Agnès Gillot and Alice Renavand perform for Petit Bateau capsule launch.

Fashion Scoops

Marie-Agnès Gillot’s Water Dance for Petit Bateau

The choreographer and Paris Opera principal dancer has created a capsule collection for the cult French cotton label.

clock July 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Aelis Couture Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Aelis Couture Fall 2017

Sofia Crociani quietly unveiled her couture collection with a focus on eco-friendly fabrics like organic silk and elegant, minimal looks with touches of the ethereal that were intended to stand the test of time.

clock July 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Redemption Couture Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Redemption Couture Fall 2017

Designer Gabriele “Bebe” Moratti toned things down for this second couture outing for the label, referencing the golden age of Hollywood and Parisian origins of couture.

clock July 4, 2017Alex Wynne

The employees of Vivarte protesting in front of the French economy ministry.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Vivarte Sells Kookaï to Australian Licensee Magi

The sale is part of a vast restructuring plan for the ailing French apparel group.

clock July 4, 2017Alex Wynne

Tracee Ellis Ross

Fashion Scoops

Front Row at Schiaparelli Couture Fall 2017

Tracee Ellis Ross, Rossy de Palma, Daphne Guinness, Lady Kitty Spencer and Pixie Lott were among the guests.

clock July 3, 2017Alex Wynne

Vivienne Westwood

Mens Fashion

Buyers Seek Standouts With Identity at Paris Men’s Trade Shows

Homespun elements, cultural references, vintage and surf styles and streetwear were among the trends at Tranoï, Man and Capsule.

clock July 3, 2017Alex Wynne

Carrefour SA

Financial

Carrefour Sets IPO for Brazilian Activities

Grupo Carrefour Brasil’s shares are expected to start trading on the São Paulo stock exchange on July 20.

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