Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

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

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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LVMH

Virgil Abloh

Fashion Scoops

Virgil Abloh Apologizes After Criticism Over Looting Comments

“I apologize that it seemed like my concern for those stores outweighed my concern for our right to protest injustice,” he said.

clock June 2, 2020Joelle Diderich

A woman walks past a Tiffany & Co. store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Burberry that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on jewelry, clothes and other high-end goods. The industry already is facing pressure to keep up as China's big spenders shift to buying more at the spreading networks of luxury outlets in their own countryLuxury Shopping Chill, Beijing, China - 29 Nov 2018

Financial

Tiffany Annual Shareholder Meeting Avoids Talk of COVID-19 or Unrest

Instead, the luxury retailer emphasized the markets around the globe where it continues to grow.

clock June 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Givenchy's changing identity: Riccardo Tisci's elevated Goth, fall 2015; Clare Waight Keller's strong-shoundered chic, fall 2020.

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: I.D. Required

In an age of one-and-done designer contracts, is clear “brand identity” more fable than fact?

clock April 15, 2020Bridget Foley

Clare Waight Keller

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Givenchy and Clare Waight Keller Part Ways

During her three years as artistic director, the designer plied a masculine-feminine look, and brought couture back to the fore.

clock April 10, 2020Miles Socha

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at the the Amazon re:MARS convention, in Las VegasAmazon Bezos, Las Vegas, USA - 06 Jun 2019

Media

Jeff Bezos Remains the World’s Richest Man Despite Costly Divorce

LVMH’s Bernard Arnault ranked third in Forbes’ 34th annual list of global billionaires.

clock April 8, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

How Fashion Designers and Brands Are Pitching In to Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Fights Coronavirus: Designers Create Masks, Hospital Gowns and More to Fight Pandemic

Several designers are producing hospital gowns and protective masks to aid medical workers.

clock March 25, 2020Layla Ilchi

Simon Porte Jacquemus

Fashion Scoops

Jacquemus, Paul Smith, Sidney Toledano to Appear in Free IFM Online Course

The French fashion school will broadcast its “Understanding Fashion: from Business to Culture” course online for free starting March 30.

clock March 25, 2020Fleur Burlet

AtmosphereHotel Vivier Los Angeles Cocktail Party, Los Angeles, USA - 02 Apr 2019

Marketing and Promotion

Post-Crisis, Will All Fashion Events Go Digital?

Marketing experts say creativity and technology must be applied to more than just the product.

clock March 24, 2020Miles Socha

Man wearing a face mask in Paris during Coronavirus Outbreak

Financial

LVMH Secures Orders for Surgical Masks for France

The group aims to deliver 40 million masks over the next month.

clock March 21, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Store closed sign

Retail

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

The women's store at 867 Madison Avenue.

Fashion Scoops

COVID-19 Response: Ralph, Chanel to Close U.S. Stores

Ralph Lauren and Chanel are the latest brands to confirm more store closures. Lauren is shuttering all North American outposts and Chanel, those in the US.

clock March 17, 2020Bridget Foley

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

Bernard Arnault

Fashion Scoops

LVMH to Distribute Free Hand Sanitizer to French Health Authorities

The luxury group announced that starting Monday, all the production facilities of its Perfumes and Cosmetics division will be used to manufacture hydroalcoholic gel. 

clock March 15, 2020Fleur Burlet

Artist Judy Chicago features on the "Dior Talks" podcast.

Fashion Scoops

From Podcasts to Pampering: How French Brands Are Celebrating International Women’s Day

Both Dior and parent company LVMH are launching a series a podcasts for International Women’s Day on March 8.

clock March 6, 2020Fleur Burlet

Paris – le 03 March2020  – Woman Premiere Photocall pendant le Woman Premiere  2020 (Photo by Olivier VIGERIE / Canneseries)

Fashion Scoops

Documentary ‘Woman’ Aims to Shift Perception of the Female Experience

The film, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Anastasia Mikova, premiered in Paris on Tuesday.

clock March 4, 2020Fleur Burlet

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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