Big brands lead charge (China Daily)
"Major brands from across Europe are looking toward China's second- and third-tier cities as the country's domestic market continues to grow outside of Beijing and Shanghai. With a foothold already established in China's biggest cities, multi-national European brands as diverse as Ikea and Louis Vuitton are moving inland in search of new customers."
Warm weather helps H&M beat May sales forecasts (Reuters)
"Sales at world number two fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz's established stores rose unexpectedly in May as warmer temperatures returned and fuelled shoppers' appetite after a gloomy April."
Lanvin Sets Mobile Web Site (WWD)
"Lanvin is moving to the small screen, launching a mobile Web site that is compatible with both tablet devices and mobile phones."
Ari Seth Cohen’s Portraits of Older Women (On the Runway)
"Now 30, Mr. Cohen has staked out a turf in the blogosphere that is distinctly his own, politely stalking voguish ladies of a certain age just because he can. They inspire him, he said, with their startling freedom and poise."