Market Pulse | A Chilly Summer

Savigny Luxury Index July 2014 | Source: Savigny Partners

The Savigny Luxury Index fell a further 3.8 percent this month.  The outlook for the luxury goods sector darkened as disappointing results from industry leader LVMH showed how the strong euro and political protests in Hong Kong were curbing spending and hitting profits.

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Top 10 Campaigns of the Season

From amongst the multitude of Autumn/Winter advertising campaigns currently hitting fashion glossies, Internet forums and social media platforms around the world, from Facebook to Tumblr to Pinterest, The Business of Fashion picks the Top 10 Campaigns of the Season. Which fashion campaigns struck a chord with you this season?

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Louis Vuitton and the Business of Globe-Trotting Cruise Collections

A look from Louis Vuitton Cruise 2015 | Photo: Susanna Lau

BoF sits down with chief executive Michael Burke and artistic director Nicolas Ghesquière to understand the thinking behind Louis Vuitton’s push into the ready-to-wear market.

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Market Pulse | A Boost in Confidence

Savigny Luxury Index February 2014 | Source: Savigny Partners

The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leapt by 6.7 percent this month, overperforming the MSCI World Index (“MSCI”) by almost six percentage points, as luxury sector investors seem to have received the reassuring they needed from a number of positive signals, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.

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The China Edit | Krizia Sold, Luxury Booms Online, Accessible Trumps High-End, Men Drive Beauty Sales

Angela Lindvall for Krizia 1997 campaign by Paolo Roversi | Source: Tumblr

The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.

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