MILAN, Italy — Luxury goods group LVMH is said to have made an offer for Pomellato, adding suspense to the protracted battle to acquire the Milan-based jeweller, which has been seeking capital since 2011.
What makes Los Angeles so appealing to a wave of young fashion brands? It’s not the local garment district but the city’s location outside the fashion industry bubble.
This month, the BoF Spotlight shines on Joe Richards, a young London-based designer who, after working for the likes of Céline and Dior, has debuted a women’s collection under his own name, combining simplicity and sophistication for a modern, masculine effect.
What does it mean when Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury brand, shifts its focus away from the very trademarks on which its success has been built?
The European luxury goods sector will continue to expand over the next five years at 6-7 percent, with the majority of growth driven by consumers from new markets, revealing just how dependent the sector has become on emerging economies.
LONDON, United Kingdom — According to an estimate released this week by Credit Suisse, Inditex, the Spanish company that owns ‘fast fashion’ giant Zara, will achieve online sales of over 600 million euros in 2013, almost double that of 2012, the results of which will be announced next week.
MILAN, Italy — PPR is the leading suitor left in the quest to acquire Pomellato, having effectively edged out Swarovksi, Renzo Rosso and Prada, who were reportedly also interested in taking over the jeweller.
The day after Slimane’s grunge-inspired second womenswear outing for Saint Laurent, BoF examines the swirl of criticism the collection provoked and reflects on where the house may be headed.