Generation genius, Analysts debate Kors, Aritzia online, Front row spoiler, Angelica Cheung

Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2013 | Source: Nowfashion

Generation Genius! (IHT) “All the 40-something designers at the Paris summer 2013 collections have reached a delicious, mature ripeness. And with even younger creators breaking bud, there is a real sense in this city of a generational change.” Analysts Debate: Has Michael Kors Become a Top Stock? (Daily Finance) “The Motley Fool has been making successful stock picks for many years, but we don’t always agree

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Chinese New Year shopping, Japanese youth reject luxe, Aritzia’s US rollout, Record year for LVMH, Chanel culture in China

Shopping mall in Nanjing, Jiangsu province | Source: The Star

Retailers Turn Lunar New Year Into a Shopping Spree (WSJ) “‘Without question, we’re seeing a shift as years go by to more commercial activation around the major holidays… Retailers understand that it has worked for Christmas and it’ll probably work with Chinese New Year as well.'” Japan’s young generation closes ‘luxury wallet’ (Independent) “As a result of its economic collapse,

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CEO Talk | Brian Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Aritzia

Brian Hill, courtesy of Aritzia

VANCOUVER, Canada — Vancouver may be far away from the traditional centres of the fashion world, but in recent years this laid-back Canadian city has produced two fashion success stories that are taking the North American market by storm. The first, of course, is Lululemon. The second is Aritzia, a vertically-integrated fashion chain targeted at 15-30 year old women with a penchant for style and the disposable income to buy it. The

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