Longchamp to stage first fashion show at NYFW Jul 13

Longchamp to stage first fashion show at NYFW

Longchamp is heading to New York for its first official runway show. The French accessory brand known for its Pliage bag will present its Spring / Summer 2019 collection at the New York Fashion Week on September 8th. The event will mark Longchamps 70th anniversary celebrations and its...

Chanel reveals it is a $10 Billion company Jun 27

Chanel reveals it is a $10 Billion company

French fashion group Chanel released its annual earnings report last week and the figures confirm that it is one of the largest brands in the luxury segment worldwide. The 108-year old Fashion house reported $9.62 billion in sales last year with a year-on-year increase of 11 percent. Profit...

Ralph Lauren to celebrate 50th anniversary at NYFW Jun 18

Ralph Lauren to celebrate 50th anniversary at NYFW

Ralph Lauren will officially celebrate its 50th anniversary on September 7 during New York Fashion Week. Details of the venue are yet to be revealed, but the event will combine Lauren’s fashion show and a party similar to the show and garden party ten years ago for the iconic American...

Daniel Lee named creative director of Bottega Veneta Jun 15

Daniel Lee named creative director of Bottega Veneta

Following Tomas Maier’s departure after 17 years as creative director of Bottega Veneta, the luxury Italian label announced today his successor: 32-year-old British designer Daniel Lee. Lee who is a graduate of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design was design director of...

Tomas Maier steps down from Bottega Veneta Jun 13

Tomas Maier steps down from Bottega Veneta

Tomas Maier is leaving Bottega Veneta after seventeen years. The longtime creative director’s departure is effective immediately. Kering- the parent company of Bottega Veneta did not reveal the reasons for his departure but said that a successor would be named imminently. Maier joined...

Fendi opens first boutique in Amsterdam Jun 08

Fendi opens first boutique in Amsterdam

Fendi is set to make its debut in the Netherlands with its own boutique. The Italian fashion house will open its first Dutch flagship store in Amsterdam’s famous luxury shopping street: PC Hooftstraat 71. The store is located in the former building of British retailer Karen Millen,...

H&M launches new retail brand Afound Jun 05

H&M launches new retail brand Afound

H&M has launched its newest brand Afound with the first two stores set to open later this month. The move comes after its launch of Arket in autumn 2017, and Nyden in spring of this year. Afound’s concept is the opposite of what Arket and Nyden is and will be a marketplace, selling...

Valentino and L’Oreal join forces for new beauty collection May 31

Valentino and L’Oreal join forces for new beauty co...

Valentino and L’Oreal will work together to develop a new beauty line. Both brands announced in a joint press release the signature of a worldwide long-term license agreement for the creation, development, and distribution of fine fragrances and luxury beauty under the Valentino brand....

Nicolas Ghesquiere to continue at  Louis Vuitton May 25

Nicolas Ghesquiere to continue at Louis Vuitton

Earlier this week, Louis Vuitton announced that French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere will continue as creative director of the French fashion house. His renewal will begin imminently, with the 2019 Cruise show in Saint Paul de Vence. Ghesquiere took over from Marc Jacobs in September 2013 as...

Birkenstock collaborates with KPM May 18

Birkenstock collaborates with KPM

Birkenstock and KPM have teamed up for a ‘Birkenstock x KPM’ collection. The shoe brand, which was created in 1774, and the Royal Porcelain Manufactory from Berlin, which has been around since 1763, unite for a timeless aesthetic with perfect harmony. The collection consists of...

Topshop to open three new stores in Germany May 16

Topshop to open three new stores in Germany

Topshop is continuing its expansion in Germany. The British high street label announced that three new stores will be opened within the Galeria Kaufhof branches of Cologne, Dusseldorf, and Bonn in November 2018. The largest store will be in Dusseldorf with 1,400 square meters, while Cologne...

David Beckham named ambassadorial president of the British Fashion Council May 14

David Beckham named ambassadorial president of the Britis...

David Beckham has been appointed as Ambassadorial President of the British Fashion Council (BFC). The former football player and Kent & Curwen founder will serve to support the British organization to create partnerships in the United States and Asia. During the first twelve months...

Felipe Oliveira Baptista steps down as creative director of Lacoste May 03

Felipe Oliveira Baptista steps down as creative director ...

Felipe Oliveira Baptista is stepping down from the role of creative director of Lacoste, after helming the French label for eight years. Baptista, who is a two-time winner of the Andam prize and a Kingston University graduate took over from Christophe Lemaire in August 2010. He mixed...

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