The Daily Digest

  1. Middle East Visitors are UK’s Top Spending Tourists

    “Tourists from the Middle East are Britain’s most zealous international shoppers, says Visit Britain, the …More

  2. The Shoe Wars Heat Up

    “This week Harrods is joining Selfridges in London (35,000 square feet), Lane Crawford in Hong Kong (30,000) …More

  3. Scotch on the Frocks: Tartan’s Textile Industry Contributes £1bn a Year to Economy

    “For an industry obsessed with the new and the novel, it’s pertinent how important a role heritage and …More

  4. Net-A-Porter CEO Retires

    “Changes are underway at Net-a-Porter Group. Its longtime CEO Mark Sebba is set to retire on Thursday, the …More

  5. A Head for Ferragamo Footwear

    “Palazzo Spini Feroni, the 13th-century headquarters of the Salvatore Ferragamo shoe dynasty, is a …More

In Japan, Used Luxury Goes Mainstream

The RealReal Japan sells used luxury goods by designer brands, such as Chanel and Louis Vuitton | Source: The RealReal Jp

The luxury resale market has lacked easy and trustworthy services. But with the former head of Louis Vuitton Japan heading up one of the country’s leading luxury resale platforms, this problem may have been solved. JapanConsuming reports.

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Streetwear’s New Guard

Influenced by the likes of both Raf Simons and Supreme, a new wave of streetwear brands are blending fashion-forward design, the authenticity of street culture and a luxury-like positioning to build emerging businesses.

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Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

From amongst the multitude of Autumn/Winter advertising campaigns currently hitting fashion glossies, Internet forums and social media platforms around the world, from Facebook to Tumblr to Pinterest, The Business of Fashion picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season. Which fashion campaigns struck a chord with you this season?

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L’Oreal Chairman Dons Lipstick to Highlight Digital Push

L'Oreal's Makeup Genius app | Source: L'Oreal

PARIS, France — When Jean-Paul Agon put on makeup at a L’Oreal SA board meeting last month, the biggest surprise wasn’t how the French company’s chairman looked in its lipstick, blush and eyeshadow. It was how easy it was to take it off.

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LVMH Results Send Chill Across Luxury Goods Sector

Christian Dior, the luxury goods group, is the main holding company of LVMH | Source: Reuters

The outlook for the luxury goods industry darkened on Friday as poor results from industry leader LVMH showed how the strong euro and political protests in Hong Kong were major factors curbing spending by Chinese and Russian customers.

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