Market Pulse | Giving Thanks?

Savigny Luxury Index November 2013 | Source: Savigny Partners

Investors are moving away from bigger groups towards smaller brands and American “affordable luxury.” Meanwhile, the jury is still out as to whether the crucial trading period from Thanksgiving to Christmas will deliver strong results, but sentiment remains positive, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.

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Moncler Owners to Raise as Much as $1.1 Billion in Skiwear IPO

Moncler Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

MILAN, Italy — Moncler, the Italian maker of $1,220 quilted polyester jackets, will sell shares in a second attempt at an initial public offering next month, raising as much as 783 million euros ($1.1 billion) for the company’s owners.

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Moncler Said to Start Presentations Next Week for Italy IPO

Moncler Grenoble Autumn/Winter 2013 Presentation | Source: Moncler

MILAN, Italy — Moncler SpA, the luxury maker of ski jackets, plans to start investor presentations Nov. 11 as it prepares to sell stock in an initial public offering in Milan, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal.

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Photo Diary | Milan Men’s Fashion Week, Days 1-2: Jil Sander, Versace, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein, Prada

MILAN, Italy — Today our contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from the Jil Sander, Versace, Bottega Veneta, Salvatore Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood, Prada and Moncler shows, held on days one and two of Milan men's fashion week.

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