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Kenzo Takada in New York.

Fashion Features

Kenzo Takada Talks Opera Costume Design, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon and Cultural Appropriation

In New York for the U.S. release of the art book “Kenzo Takada,” the designer discussed the highs and lows of the state of fashion.

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LVMH Sued by In-house Attorney Over Harassment and Retaliation

An in-house attorney in New York accused the company of sweeping workplace harassment under the rug. LVMH denies the allegations.

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Nicholas Kirkwood in his London Soho offices.

Fashion Features

Future Perfect: Nicholas Kirkwood Reboots, Focuses on Green Materials

He’s also prepping his first sneaker, and plans to spin some wild tales around his collections.

clock April 22, 2019Samantha Conti

Flames rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns.Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire, Paris, France - 15 Apr 2019

Business Features

Funds Pour In for Notre-Dame Cathedral

“Everyone wishes to give life back to this jewel,” said François-Henri Pinault, Kering chief.

clock April 16, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Cara Delevingne and models on the catwalkChanel show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week, France - 05 Mar 2019

Financial

Deloitte Global Report Maps out Growth of Luxury Goods Companies

Despite the recent slowdown of economic growth in major markets including China, the Eurozone and the U.S., the outlook for the luxury goods market remains positive.

clock April 15, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH’s Belmond Deal Gets Regulatory Clearance

The transaction is set to close April 17.

clock April 12, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Model backstage, bag detailLouis Vuitton show, Backstage, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 17 Jan 2019

Financial

Louis Vuitton Retains Star Aura As LVMH Powers Into 2019

As it waits for the Slimane effect to kick in at Celine, LVMH touted its cash cow brand, which remains highly popular with Chinese shoppers.

clock April 11, 2019Joelle Diderich

A model presents a creation by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton label during the Louis Vuitton's Cruise 2018 Show at the Maeght Foundation in Saint Paul, southern France, 28 May 2018.Louis Vuitton 2018 Cruise Show, Saint Paul, France - 28 May 2018

Financial

LVMH Beats Forecasts With 16% Sales Rise in Q1

Sales in its key fashion and leather goods division, which includes Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Dior, jumped 15 percent on an organic basis.

clock April 10, 2019Joelle Diderich

Cyrille Vigneron

Business Features

CEO Talks: Cartier’s Cyrille Vigneron Launches New Jewelry Pillar

“Probably for the last 10 years there has been nothing so striking,” the executive said of the Clash de Cartier collection.

clock April 10, 2019Joelle Diderich

Bruno Sialelli

Legal

Paris Court Sets Hearing for Lanvin, LVMH Non-compete Case

A hearing, related to contracts of Lanvin designer Bruno Sialelli, formerly with Loewe, is scheduled for June 14.

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Laetitia Hirschy, director of marketing and communications for Zenith North America

Human Resources

Zenith Watches Taps Laetitia Hirschy

The position is a first for the Swiss watch brand in the North American market.

clock April 8, 2019Thomas Waller

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli Applies for Restructuring Plan With Creditors

The Florence-based company is turning to the Court of Milan to continue to operate.

clock March 29, 2019Luisa Zargani

The finalists of the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Designers.

Fashion Features

LVMH Prize Finalists Include Two African Designers

South Africa’s Thebe Magugu and Nigerian designer Kenneth Ize are among the eight finalists competing for a grand prize of 300,000 euros.

clock March 27, 2019Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Gentle Monster, Huawei Team Up for Connected Eyewear

Technology is inserted into the branches of sunglasses and eyeglasses.

clock March 26, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Carlo Capasa, Livia Firth, Antonio Achille and Elia Maramotti

Business Features

Beyond Ethics, the Economic and Financial Impact of Sustainability

The Italian Fashion Chamber hosted the third “International Roundtable on Sustainability” in Milan.

clock March 26, 2019Alessandra Turra

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