Photo Diary | Paris Men’s Fashion Week, Day 3: Maison Martin Margiela, Juun J, Kris Van Assche, Cerruti, Givenchy, Galliano

Givenchy Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

PARIS, France — Straight from day three of Paris Men's Fashion Week, BoF's contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde gives us a backstage look at the Maison Martin Margiela, Juun J, Kris Van Assche, Cerruti, Givenchy and Galliano shows.

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Blurring gender boundaries, LVMH strikes Hermès again, Li & Fung buys Cerruti, Yohji at the V&A, Bibhu Mohaputra

Andrej Pejic | Source: Deviantart.com

Fashion blurs gender boundaries (Telegraph) “Transsexuals, transvestites and models with no clear gender affiliation are all the rage in current advertising campaigns and editorials.” Hermès Shares Jump in Paris After LVMH Increases Holding (Bloomberg) “Hermès International rose as much as 5 percent in Paris trading after larger luxury-goods rival LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA said it increased its stake in

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Banking on Black Friday, Mobile luxury, Sparkling investments, Cerruti pulls up a chair, To be a Gucci

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade | Source: mdpNY

Slow Month for Retailers, but Strong Finish Is Seen (NY Times) “Major sectors like apparel, luxury goods and jewelry experienced slight sales declines…but retailing analysts said the declines were minor and that many consumers were saving their powder for the day after Thanksgiving, the blowout shopping day known as Black Friday.” Cellphones That Speak Luxury (IHT) “The market for mobile phones is 30 years

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