SHANGHAI, China — As Chinese shoppers get better acquainted with so- called accessible luxury brands, they’re discovering a designer wardrobe doesn’t have to cost them months of pay.
PARIS, France — Kering SA reported a 2.3 percent drop in 2013 earnings amid the weakest growth in four years at the Gucci luxury-goods brand.
Uncertain expectations over Christmas trading amidst mixed retail signals led many institutional investors to take their profit before closing their books at year-end. Meanwhile, the travel retail channel continues to surge and M&A activity remains buoyant, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.
Fresh from a circuit of Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, Imran Amed shares his first-hand observations on China’s fast-changing fashion market.
The Savigny Luxury Index lost ground in October, as consumer appetite for mega-brands continues to cool and management changes shake up the industry.
This season, brands embraced strong scripts, serious acting talent and heavy-hitting directors like never before, resulting in a crop of winning fashion films largely driven by the kind of compelling storytelling long missing from the genre. Sit back, relax and enjoy BoF’s Top 10 Fashion Films of the Season.
PARIS, France — Kering SA reported third-quarter revenue that trailed estimates as its Gucci luxury-goods brand posted the weakest growth in four years.
More than just the trendy bag of the moment, fashion backpacks are becoming a true wardrobe staple. BoF reports.
MILAN, Italy — BoF contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the Gucci, Alberta Ferretti, MaxMara, Fendi, Just Cavalli and Prada shows, held on days one and two of Milan Fashion Week.
No longer confined to the fringes of fashion, the goth aesthetic is being mined by a wider spectrum of designers, observes Eugene Rabkin.