Chanel, Cartier and Armani are focused on Dubai as the world expo gets underway but more comprehensive localisation strategies are needed across the Gulf for brands to fully benefit from the post-pandemic repatriation of luxury spend.
The rise of teenager Tobias McIntosh’s South Los Angeles brand shows how entrepreneurs from once unlikely places can build fashion businesses.
This week, Michele Norsa returns to Ferragamo as executive deputy board chairman after exiting in 2016, while Louis Vuitton hires former Mulberry designer Johnny Coca to lead its women’s leather goods division.
Designer Louise Trotter has talent and taste, but needs to fine-tune her vision for the brand.
Brands like Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent have always sold a piece of Paris — the world’s temple to luxury fashion — along with their handbags. But France’s bi-polar relationship with luxury is boiling over once again.
Swiss investor Maus Frères has entered exclusive negotiations with shareholders to take over French label The Kooples.
On the Champs Elysees, store-front windows of Bulgari, Boss and Lacoste were smashed as 14,500 protesters took to the streets of Paris for the 18th weekend.
There’s plenty of time for the newly installed designer to unfurl an entire brand universe at the world-famous French tennis label, but it’s hard to get there without a clear entry point.
Can new creative director Louise Trotter boost the sportswear label's fashion cachet? Ahead of her debut, BoF talks strategy with Trotter and chief executive Thierry Guibert.
This week, Victoria's Secret appoints John Mehas as chief executive, while Condé Nast announces the president of Condé Nast Entertainment.
This week, Margherita Missoni is set to head up M Missoni, while Frédéric Arnault joins LVMH-owned TAG Heuer.
Her arrival marks the first time a woman has sat at the creative helm of the French sportswear brand best known for its crocodile logo.