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Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

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Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Fosun

Joann Cheng, chairwoman of Fosun Fashion Group.

Business Features

Fosun’s Joann Cheng on Adapting to the Post-COVID-19 Era

The executive talks about getting creative to spur spending from Chinese shoppers ready for a return to normalcy.

clock May 21, 2020Tiffany Ap

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Jewelry

Fosun’s Jewelry Unit Yuyuan to Buy Majority Stake in Djula

Yuyuan plans to expand the label in China and open 15 stores over the next 12 months in key cities there.

clock March 27, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Fall 2020

Human Resources

Lanvin CEO Jean-Philippe Hecquet to Exit French House

Hecquet is leaving after 18 months on the job, and will be replaced temporarily by Joann Cheng.

clock March 17, 2020Samantha Conti

A look from the Lanvin 130th Anniversary capsule.

Business Features

Chinese Investors Will Persist in Purchasing Fashion, Luxury Brands

Despite failures, with the speed of China, it won’t be long for a luxury conglomerate to emerge from the world’s largest luxury market.

clock January 6, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Chinese Yuan Or Renminbi (rmb) Notes in Beijing China 29 December 2015 China's Currency Fell to Its Weakest in More Than Four and a Half Years on 29 December 2015 the Yuan Also Known As the Renminbi Dropped 114 Basis Points to 6 4864 Against the Us Dollar on 29 December Its Weakest Since June 2011 According to Data From the China Foreign Exchange Trading System China BeijingChina Currency - Dec 2015

Financial

Trade War Fallout: Would-be Chinese Buyers for U.S. Brands

Chinese foreign direct investment into the U.S. has plunged 90 percent since its peak in 2016.

clock June 17, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

A look from BCBG Max Azria.

Markets

Marquee Brands Teams With Fosun to Enter Chinese Market

The company expects its Ben Sherman, Bruno Magli, BCBG Max Azria and Dakine brands to be offered in the market by 2020.

clock May 29, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

La Perla Bridal Spring 2020

Financial

La Perla Approves Capital Increase

The lingerie firm will increase its capital by 23 million euros.

clock May 14, 2019Martino Carrera

Lucas Ossendrijver at the Lanvin Spring 2019 show.

Mens Designer Luxury

Lucas Ossendrijver Exits Lanvin

The house is said to have settled on Loewe’s Bruno Sialelli as its new creative leader.

clock November 14, 2018Katya Foreman

Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Business Features

China’s Tighter Rules on Foreign Investments May Affect Fashion Brands

While fashion has been less affected than other sectors, the Chinese government’s tighter rules may be slowing down the development of some labels.

clock October 30, 2018Luisa Zargani and Tiffany Ap

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Features

Lanvin Appoints Jean-Philippe Hecquet CEO

Finding a new business leader at Lanvin has been key for Fosun International, which acquired the house in February.

clock August 28, 2018Katya Foreman

Wolford's new store interior.

Financial

It’s Official: Fosun Completes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Wolford

Wolford said it hopes to accelerate expansion plans using the fresh injection of capital from Fosun.

clock May 4, 2018Samantha Conti

Backstage at Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Lanvin Parts Ways With Artistic Director, Names Interim CEO

Olivier Lapidus will exit as artistic director, while Fosun Group’s Joann Cheng will come on board as interim chief executive officer.

clock March 22, 2018Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Poiret RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Poiret RTW Fall 2018

The brand is back almost a century after its closure, with designer Yiqing Yin at the helm.

clock March 4, 2018Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Fosun Takes a Majority Stake in Austrian Hosiery Brand Wolford

Like Fosun’s recent Lanvin acquisition, this new deal requires a cash injection and a strategic turnaround.

clock March 1, 2018Melissa Drier

Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Lanvin RTW Fall 2018

Creative director Olivier Lapidus used a vivid color palette inspired by digital images of LED lights.

clock February 28, 2018Joelle Diderich

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