Hermès

Backstage at Dries Van Noten Men’s Fall 2020

Mens Designer Luxury

Eight New Houses Join Online Edition of Men’s Fashion Week in Paris

Four French brands — Alled-Martinez, Cool TM, Egonlab, and Isabel Marant Homme — are on the official schedule.

clock June 30, 2020Miles Socha

hermes birkin bag

Legal

Former Hermès Staff in Counterfeiting Ring to Be Sentenced in September

The trial of 10 people, including seven former employees, who manufactured and sold fake bags to unwitting Asian customers between 2013 and 2014, concluded on Friday.

clock June 26, 2020Lily Templeton

Highsnobiety debuts 'Not in Paris' online exhibition project

Media

Highsnobiety Turns Digital Fashion Week On Its Head

The online publication has created “Not in Paris” as a way to fill the void of the canceled Paris Fashion Week Men’s and bring together brands and disciplines across geographies.

clock June 17, 2020Natalie Theodosi

A 1986 Birkin bag in beige Veau Doblis suede with gold-plated hardware.

Handbags

As Markets Tank, Hermès Bags Cement Safe Haven Status

An Artcurial sale provides further evidence that secondary market prices for Birkin bags have gone up during the coronavirus crisis.

clock June 5, 2020Joelle Diderich

Long queue outside Chanel store in Hangzhou on Sunday rumors of significant price increases taking effect on Monday began to spread on social media.

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury Brands Brace for Price Hikes, Entry-Level Items in China Rebound

Chanel ramps up handbags price by a quarter, Vuitton increased price in March and May, while entry-price products take center stage online.

clock May 11, 2020Tianwei Zhang

H&M campaign featuring TV-personality and DJ Palina Rojinski

Business Features

Tipping Point: Global Is Yielding to Local

Approaches to production, marketing and distribution are likely to shift close to home in the post-crisis era.

clock May 4, 2020Miles Socha

Armani

Lifestyle

Despite Coronavirus, Fashion Brands Unveil Design Collections

Fitting with the current changes, brands are launching timeless and elegant collections with strong nature-inspired references.

clock April 22, 2020Luisa Zargani and Alessandra Turra and Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera

An image from one of the challenges players are set in the mobile fashion game, Drest.

Technology

Tipping Point: The ‘Gamification’ of Fashion Is Accelerating

Consumers are online at home, playing games and accelerating digital trends faster than expected. That has major ramifications for how business will be done during and after this crisis.

clock April 14, 2020Cathrin Schaer

The exterior facade of the reopened Hermès Guangzhou store in Taikoo Hui.

Fashion Scoops

Hermès Hauled in $2.7 Million in One China Store on Saturday: Sources

Its China’s second-largest Guangzhou flagship, reopened last Saturday, saw a strong rebound of luxury consumption in post-coronavirus China.

clock April 13, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Dior's China ambassador Angelababy promoting the new Book Tote online.

Markets

China Has Become a Testing Ground for Luxury Brands

Product launches are being moved to China and high sales targets are set, hoping to offset the losses from the rest of the world.

clock April 13, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Patagonia

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Rich People, Do the Right Thing

People need what Walmart sells. Nobody needs Dior, Prada or Chanel. So close up shop for a while, please.

clock March 16, 2020Bridget Foley

Models on the catwalkDior Cruise 2020 show, Runway, Palais El Badi, Marrakech, Morocco - 29 Apr 2019

Fashion Scoops

WWD EXCLUSIVE: Dior Postpones Cruise Show in Italy

The French fashion house said its cruise show, due to take place in Lecce on May 9, was postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak.

clock March 16, 2020Joelle Diderich

Hermès RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Hermès RTW Fall 2020

Working in Piet Mondrian’s strict vocabulary of primary colors, Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski created a baseline for an Hermès wardrobe.

clock February 29, 2020Booth Moore

Sylvia Haghjoo, Julia HaghjooStreet Style, Spring Summer 2019, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 23 Jan 2019

Fashion Features

How Influencers Can Minimize Their Environmental Impact, According to Julia and Sylvia Haghjoo

The two sisters are adamant that it’s possible to combine working as an influencer with a responsible approach to consumerism.

clock February 27, 2020Fleur Burlet

Virgil Abloh, Carmelo Anthony, Rui Hachimura and Kim Jones

Mens Fashion

Virgil Abloh, Kim Jones Talk Design at Jordan Panel in Chicago

Jones got candid with WWD about designing for Jordan, NBA All-Star Weekend, Chicago, Kanye West and Kobe Bryant.

clock February 18, 2020Obi Anyanwu

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clock July 10, 2020Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

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