Giles’ Ungaro debut, New content kings, Mobile luxury, As seen on screen, Jefferson Hack interviews Gareth Pugh

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Giles Deacon’s Ungaro debut (Independent)
“Deacon, who became creative director of this grand French fashion house in spring this year, said he wanted to take it back to its distinctly French roots – and he has done just that.”

Is this the future of media? (Independent)
“Many companies have, in recent years, moved into the customer publishing sector, distributing their own glossy magazines to their client database. But the web version has so much more potential, being open to all and offering opportunities for instant purchase.”

Why a mobile strategy for retailers matters more than ever (Luxury Daily)
“By 2013 mobile devices will overtake PCs as the preferred way of accessing the Internet… sooner or later retailers will have to make well-informed technology decisions about how to tackle mobile commerce.”

On Message and on the Screen (IHT)
“This kind of cerebral and visual imagination makes a Hussein Chalayan fashion movie an ideal way of transmitting the designer’s thoughts and feelings in a poetic, but practical, way.”

Jefferson Hack interviews Gareth Pugh (Fashionista)
“In a series presented by Dazed and Confused called ‘Meet the Designer’ the magazine’s co-founder Jefferson Hack talks with [Pugh] about the tentative future of catwalk shows, his sold-out shop in Hong Kong and why Saint Martins does not a star make.”