HONG KONG — Pre-owned luxury is having a moment here. Long weighed down by negative cultural connotations that secondhand means second-best — or worse, a fake copy — a number of companies in Hong Kong are growing the selection of used high-end shopping options by offering a mix of physical retail, butler services and charitable causes.
The most obvious sign of a shift was the arrival of Vestiaire Collective, the Parisian secondhand designer goods platform in August when cofounder Fanny Moizant relocated to the city to set up the business’ Asian headquarters.
“I’m looking forward to jumping into the creative process and exploring fashion through a different lens,” said actor Michael B. Jordan exclusively to WWD about becoming the first face of @coach ‘s men’s business. Not only will the actor appear in its global ad campaigns, but he will also create a capsule with designer Stuart Vevers. Tap the link in our bio to learn more. #wwdfashion
“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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“We are obsessed with Fendi and we want to share this obsession,” said CEO Serge Brunschwig to WWD. @Fendi will be releasing a new capsule collection Oct. 16 centered around the Fendi/Fila logo created by Instagram artist @Hey_reilly. Further proving the logo trend isn’t going anywhere. Link in our bio for more details. #wwdfashion