European Stocks Climb as LVMH, Kering Report Faster Sales Growth

Dior 'Secret Garden 2' Autumn/Winter 2013 Campaign | Source: Dior

LONDON, United Kingdom — European stocks rose, heading for their longest stretch of weekly gains this year, as companies from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA to Kering SA reported faster quarterly sales growth. U.S. index futures were little changed, while Asian shares fell.

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Vuitton Tones Down for Russian Tastes Aside From Prices

Louis Vuitton Autumn/Winter 2013 | Source: Associated Press

Mira Duma, the daughter of former Russian lawmaker Vasily Duma, is emblematic of a new generation of Russians for whom the meaning of high fashion has shifted from flashy and expensive to understated and even more expensive.

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The China Edit | Whistles to Launch with Lane Crawford, Fast Retailing, Chinese Tourists Embrace Lower-Cost Luxury, Chanel Ousts Vuitton

Whistles Autumn/Winter 2013 | Source: Whistles

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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Photo Diary | Paris Men’s Fashion Week, Day 2: Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten, 3.1 Phillip Lim

Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

PARIS, France — Today, our contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Hommes Femmes on day two of Paris Men's Fashion Week.

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Kim Jones’ Gospel at the Church of Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2014 | Source: Nowfashion

PARIS, France — The staging of this season’s Louis Vuitton menswear show was nothing short of ecclesiastical: a steeple of fresh cut pine bordered the runway’s exit, a singular adornment in a room almost entirely constructed of glass.

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Power Moves | Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley Named Creative Director and Womenswear Design Director at Marc by Marc Jacobs

Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley | Source: Photo composite by BoF

NEW YORK, United States — Marc by Marc Jacobs has named Katie Hillier the company's new creative director. Hillier, in turn, has appointed fellow Briton Luella Bartley as womenswear design director.

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