For our second annual #BoF500 ‘Polymaths & Multitaskers’ special print edition, BoF meets fashion’s consummate multitasker, Karl Lagerfeld, who manages to balance his work for Chanel, Fendi and his own brand, as well as a steady stream of photography and illustration commissions, by cultivating a zen-like detachment from his work.
Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo will seek to woo investors with a share market flotation prospectus promising industry-beating annual sales growth of more than 10 percent on the back of aggressive expansion plans in Asia and elsewhere.
Today, BoF brings you an exclusive first look at Louis Vuitton’s ‘Celebrating Monogram’ collaboration with six art and design legends: Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman, Marc Newson, Christian Louboutin and Rei Kawakubo, each of whom have re-imagined the fashion powerhouse’s iconic monogram.
Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker owned by JAB Holdings, may begin its initial public offering in London as soon as this month amid rising demand for expensive footwear, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Salvatore Ferragamo SpA Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo ruled out selling a stake in the luxury shoemaker founded by his father amid speculation that the company could attract interest from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA signed an accord with Google Inc. to tackle the advertising and sale of counterfeit goods online, ending a legal dispute between the two companies.
A long and bitter battle that has gripped the luxury goods industry and pitted two of France’s richest families against each other came to an unexpected end on Wednesday when LVMH and Hermès agreed to a truce.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA plans to distribute its stake in French luxury-goods company Hermès International SCA to its shareholders, ending a four-year battle over LVMH’s stake-building in the Birkin bag maker.
Yves Carcelle, a longtime LVMH executive and former chief executive of Louis Vuitton, has passed away.
Hermès International SCA, the French maker of $10,000 Birkin bags, reported a 6.3 percent increase in first-half earnings as sales in Asia rose.