Louis Vuitton

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Fashion Scoops

24 Sèvres Teams with Louis Vuitton on Exclusive Capsule

The new capsule features five reissued products from Louis Vuitton’s fall 2018 range.

clock July 13, 2018Natalie Theodosi

Louis Vuitton's new store at South Coast Plaza is spread across a single floor.

Retail

Louis Vuitton Reopens at South Coast Plaza, Bigger, With Firsts and More Exclusives

Art work was chosen to echo and play off the architecture, climate and culture of Southern California, and link to the brand’s heritage of travel.

clock July 11, 2018Sharon Edelson

Slick Rick

People

How Slick Rick Pioneered the Merge of Luxury and Street

When Slick Rick made it cool to wear Bally and Kangol, brands didn’t acknowledge his existence. But now the 53-year-old rap legend is starting to get credit for the commoditized style he helped architect.

clock July 9, 2018Aria Hughes

Backstage at Lanvin Men's Spring 2019

Designer and Luxury

Lanvin Said Eyeing SMCP Executive

Jean-Philippe Hecquet, ceo of Sandro, has submitted his resignation and is to take up a new role, according to market sources.

clock July 4, 2018WWD Staff

Antoine Arnault

Designer and Luxury

Antoine Arnault Touts Open-Doors Project at Lavish Paris Dinner

It was a prelude to LVMH inviting the public this fall to visit leather goods workshops, perfume laboratories and vineyards.

clock July 3, 2018WWD Staff

Ali Hewson and Bono

Mergers and Acquisitions

Edun to Shutter U.S. Operations

LVMH said it was pulling out of the socially conscious clothing label founded by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono.

clock June 28, 2018Joelle Diderich

Chief Merchant at The RealReal, Rati Levesque

Retail

The Real Real’s Rati Levesque Talks Omnichannel, Bricks-and-Mortar

E-tailer has built its business around pillars such as sustainability and authenticity.

clock June 27, 2018Sharon Edelson

Dries Van Noten Men's Spring 2019

Fashion Features

Paris Energizes Buyers, Prompts Budget Stretching

A rush of star power from debut collections from Virgil Abloh and Kim Jones fueled other designers to up their game.

clock June 26, 2018WWD Staff

Newton Vineyard in Napa Valley.

Fashion Scoops

LVMH Expands Les Journées Particulières to Four Continents

The French luxury conglomerate hopes to draw more than 150,000 visitors to the “open days” event, scheduled for Oct. 12-14.

clock June 21, 2018Joelle Diderich

Backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Louis Vuitton Men’s Spring 2019

Virgil Abloh’s debut, sealed by an emotional embrace with his mentor Kanye West, was a watershed moment for the luxury industry.

clock June 21, 2018Joelle Diderich

Kanye West and Virgil Abloh

Fashion Scoops

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West Take in Virgil Abloh’s Debut at Louis Vuitton Men’s

The event marked the couple’s first return to Paris since Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint at a hotel in the city in 2016.

clock June 21, 2018Katya Foreman

chanel millenials bag

Financial

Chanel Posts Sales of $9.6 Billion in 2017

The privately held company published consolidated financial results for the first time since it was founded in 1910.

clock June 21, 2018Joelle Diderich

Nee Abloh, Eunice Abloh, Edwina Abloh.

Fashion Scoops

Virgil Abloh’s Fans and Family Attend Off-White Show

The designer’s sister and parents attended his show for the first time, joining Quincy Brown, Christian “King” Combs and P.J. Tucker.

clock June 20, 2018Katya Foreman and Mimosa Spencer

Rose Marie Bravo, Tapestry Inc.'s Victor Luis and FGI's Margaret Hayes.

People

Rose Marie Bravo and Tapestry’s Victor Luis Size Up the Seismic Shift at Retail

As the offspring of immigrants, Rose Marie Bravo and Tapestry’s ceo Victor Luis described their American-made dreams and emphasized the need for industry-wide change.

clock June 20, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Virgil Abloh fitting a model in a Spring 2019 look.

Designer and Luxury

Virgil Abloh Writes New Chapter at Louis Vuitton

Ahead of his debut show on Thursday, the Chicago-born designer spoke about living up to the hype, and how he really feels about Kanye West.

clock June 20, 2018Joelle Diderich

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Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

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Perry Ellis Special Committee Still Sticking With Feldenkreis

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