Puig’s unique approach, Mining the mid market, Moncler delays IPO, Luxe looks strong, Todd Lynn goes to Ascot

Marc Puig | Source: Tekstovi Pesama

Spain’s Puig Group succeeds by swimming against the stream (FT) “Puig is an anomaly in the luxury market in a number of ways. It is the only Spanish luxury group. It is private and remains family-run.  And it is… a ‘hybrid’ of fashion and fragrance… Marc Puig, chairman and the third generation of the family to run a company founded in 1914, says ‘We don’t really follow the normal rules.'”

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Tory Burch at ‘Home’, Black and White plaids, Temperley back at LFW, Todd Lynn’s Rock ‘n Roll, The Man Repeller

Tory Burch Boutique in Seoul, Korea | Source: Tory Burch

Tory Burch’s Many Second Homes (WSJ) “Business or pleasure? Both. As her empire grows globally, Tory Burch designs each shop differently, but all are inspired by her own home.” Black, White and Plaid All Over (NY Times) “This season has brought plaid of a more restrained stripe just for them: shadow plaids — that is, subtler patterns rendered in blacks, grays and whites. A kind of mash-up of vanguard and

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A Quiet Canadian Fashion Revolution in London

Celebrating Canadians in Fashion at the Canadian High Commission in London

LONDON, United Kingdom — On recent trips home to Canada, much to my dismay, I have struggled to find local fashion stories to share on BoF. Yes, Canada has a history of superstar models, and occasionally there is a retailer like Brian Hill of Aritzia or a young designer like Rad Hourani who captures my attention, but for the most part, getting a good Canadian fashion story has proven to be a challenge. As it turns out, I was

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London Fashion Week | Creativity in a time of crisis

Beth Ditto, courtesy of NME and LOVE

LONDON, United Kingdom — With the economy in the doldrums and the raging debate about “how long this will last” in full throttle, we have been distracted from the creative heart that is the fashion industry. Thank goodness for Katie Grand, Todd Lynn and Christopher Kane. In a recent interview with Ponystep about the launch of LOVE magazine, Grand reveals herself to be true to her creative sensibilities, especially given

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