A flurry of activity around France’s leading fashion prizes has resulted in a more complete ecosystem of support for young designers. BoF reports.
China vs. America: Who Loves Shopping More? (Forbes) “Americans are portrayed as the world’s ultimate consumers… But a new survey says that consumers in China were more than twice as likely as Americans to not only enjoy clothes shopping, but to love it… They’re consuming in a particularly conspicuous, showy fashion.” In Paris, Sensuality Saves the Day (NY Times) “Maybe it’s too many hours on Twitter
What’s a Dress Worth? (NY Magazine) “The online retailer Gilt Groupe offers a great deal: Buy designer clothes at deep discounts. But is it good or bad for fashion?” Chanel to sell goods online (Marketing) “Chanel is to begin selling products directly through its website later this year in a landmark decision likely to be followed by rival luxury brands.” Carolina Herrera Sees Signs of Life in Luxury (WSJ)