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Marc Raffray is the new general manager of the Ritz Paris hotel

Human Resources

Marc Raffray Named General Manager of Ritz Paris

The former general manager of the Crillon will start his new position on August 19.

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Legal

Fresh Inc. HR Worker Must Arbitrate Bias Suit

A federal court in New York ordered an African-American employee to arbitrate her claims against Fresh and its parent LVMH Inc.

clock May 22, 2019Sindhu Sundar

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Parties

A Night in the Moët & Chandon Vineyard With Natalie Portman and Kate Moss

Roger Federer and Uma Thurman were also among guests at Moët & Chandon’s Château de Saran, which reopened on Tuesday.

clock May 22, 2019Fleur Burlet

Séverine Merle is ceo of Celine

Fashion Scoops

Séverine Merle Elected Head of Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine

The chief executive officer of Celine succeeds Sidney Toledano, ceo of LVMH Fashion Group, who served the maximum of two terms in the post.

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Emily Bode

Mens Designer Luxury

Bode Choosing Paris Over New York

The designer will stage a runway show for the first time.

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Financial

Firms With Disposable Funds

Retailers storing up billions of dollars in cash may be easy targets for activist investors wishing to make changes.

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Antoine Arnault and Audrey Azoulay at the signing of the five-year partnership between LVMH and UNESCO.

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: LVMH Partners With UNESCO

Supporting the UNESCO Man and Biosphere program will also help LVMH advance on questions of sourcing.

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Fashion Features

How Rihanna’s LVMH Deal Could Change the Future of Celebrity and Fashion Branding

The deal between the mega-star and world’s largest luxury group is likely to be a watershed moment for both fashion and Hollywood.

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Designer and Luxury

From Fashion Icon to Designer: A Timeline of Rihanna’s Fashion Career Through the Years

After dominating in the makeup, athleisure and lingerie categories Rihanna is ready to launch her very own luxury fashion line under the LVMH umbrella. Here’s a look back at her career in fashion.

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Christoph Rumpf wins Hyères Prize

Fashion Features

Austrian Upcycling Label Wins Hyères Festival

Ninety percent of Christoph Rumpf’s collection was created with repurposed fabrics and details, such as Persian carpets or beaded trims from belly-dancer costumes.

clock April 28, 2019Fleur Burlet

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Fashion Scoops

Fendi to Hold Show in Rome in July

The event will pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who was Fendi’s creative director for a record 54 years until his death in February.

clock April 18, 2019Luisa Zargani and Joelle Diderich

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Human Resources

ON STAFF: No More ‘Pretty Woman’ Moments in Retail

Some luxury brands are moving away from the traditional commission model for sales executives.

clock April 18, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Julie Gilhart, Dao-Yi Chow, Maxwell Osborne and Carmen Gama.

Designer and Luxury

Designers, Gilhart Talk Circular Economy at The RealReal

A trip to Eileen Fisher’s Tiny Factory inspired Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow to rethink their business.

clock April 17, 2019Sharon Edelson

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Watches

Watchmakers Double Down on Classics at Baselworld

Business carried on, though tensions bubbled under the surface of a subdued edition of the Swiss watch fair.

clock April 3, 2019Mimosa Spencer

Tory Burch and Pierre-Yves Roussel

Human Resources

On Staff: Great Profit Chart, but Did You Do the Dishes?

Fashion couples who mix business with pleasure, and whether it’s ever a good idea.

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