L’Wren Scott, New Vuitton strategy, Red carpet history, Furla to focus on China, Foot fetish

L'Wren Scott by Emily Weiss | Source: Into the Gloss

L’Wren Scott: ‘No clothes fitted – that’s why I started to make them’ (Telegraph)
“Since 2006, she has built up a highly regarded fashion business. Her red-carpet dresses – often flattering sheaths that undulate reassuringly along with their wearer – are cherished by Nicole Kidman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Christina Hendricks and Penélope Cruz.”

LVMH to Adjust Vuitton Strategy (BusinessWeek)
“LVMH said it will adjust its strategy at Louis Vuitton, its biggest brand, after reporting no improvement in the pace of sales growth at its fashion and leather-goods unit.”

Red Carpet Trends of the Past 15 Years (NY Times)
“For an interactive feature at nytimes.com/red-carpet-project, editors of The Times combed through 15 years of red carpet moments, giving an entirely new perspective on the patterns that have emerged there.”

Italy’s Furla to open 100 stores in China (FT)
“Furla, the Italian luxury fashion brand, is to open 100 stores in more than 40 cities in China, as the company and its rivals tap into increasing Chinese demand for contemporary high-end European designs.”

FIT’s Foot Fetish (Style.com)
“Shoe Obsession, The Museum at FIT’s upcoming exhibition, explores the female shoe fetish via some of the most iconic, outrageous, and exceptional styles that have come out this century.”