Beneath the bob, Fabergé sold, Shoppable films, Cacharel’s future, Guerrilla fashion

Anna Wintour | Source: I Love Fashion News

Anna Wintour: beneath the bob (Telegraph)
“Straight-backed, un-upholstered, and cast of tempered steel – the chair from which Anna Wintour commands American Vogue looks every bit as uncompromising as its owner’s reputation. Yet once sat upon, Wintour’s editor’s chair proves a revelation: it’s rather comfortable.”

Emerald miner Gemfields buys Fabergé (FT)
“Fabergé, the luxury jeweller at the centre of a recent lawsuit between mining magnate Brian Gilbertson and Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, is to be bought by Aim-quoted emerald producer Gemfields.”

Shoppable Films: Fad or Future? (Huffington Post)
“If there’s one keyword at the centre of the burgeoning fashion and tech scene at the moment, it’s ‘shoppable’. Just as retailers and brands get a grasp on how to handle content, it’s commerce that begins to drive the sector forward again – undoubtedly the effect of greater need for ROI within the social space.”

Cacharel Will Become Cacharel Paris, Have Lower Price Points (Fashionista)
“We’re seeing a lot of restructuring at fashion brands these days. The latest example is Cacharel, who, like another Paris label, just appointed a new CEO.”

Guerrilla Fashion: The Story of Supreme (NY Times)
“Word, though, is getting out. Once dismissed as skate-wear by fashion people, Supreme has been embraced by a new global tribe eager to crack its code. Huge lines, once endemic to its New York flagship in SoHo, now form at satellite stores in Los Angeles, London, Tokyo and other cities. The current issue of British GQ Style, a men’s fashion bible, hails Supreme as ‘the coolest streetwear brand in the world right now.'”