The latest news
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Delayed Sloane Street transformation to start, will see £46m spend
London’s Sloane Street is to be transformed into a greener and even more appealing shopping destination in a partnership between landlord/developer Caodgan and the local authority.
Richemont's Enquirus is new digital platform to thwart luxury watch and jewellery thieves
Richemont, a key player in the luxury watch and jewellery sectors, announced on Thursday that it has launched “a neutral, global digital platform designed to help reduce watch and jewellery-related crime”
Swarovski names new general manager for North America
Crystal and jewelry manufacturer Swarovski has revealed the appointment of Kolja Kiofsky to the role of general manager, North America.
Louis Vuitton opens new Brisbane flagship
French luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton opened on Friday its new Brisbane flagship store, located in the city's Queen Street Mall.
Luxury activity exploded in 2022, pop-ups were key - report
Luxurynsight has released its annual Global Luxury Brand Analysis report and found an unsurprising double-digit rise in overall activity for fashion and leather goods last year as the world 'normalised post'-pandemic.
UK Gen Z shoppers embrace VAT-free EU spending post-Brexit
The UK may have failed to offer the hoped-for Vat-free shopping for EU tourists post-Brexit, but British tourists are taking advantage of their ability to shop tax-free within the EU, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
V&A releases details of and early tickets for first UK Coco Chanel exhibition
The V&A on Thursday released a limited number of tickets for the first UK exhibition dedicated to the work of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel. Called Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto, it opens In September.
Luxury bags are significantly more expensive in China than in Europe
While waiting for the Chinese to start traveling again, brands are betting on a rebound in domestic demand following the end of the anti-Covid measures, increasing their prices, reported a study by Retviews by Lectra.
Fashion Trust U.S. reveals the winners of its first American edition
Fashion Trust U.S. Awards, the American version of Fashion Trust, a non-profit initiative to support emerging designers in the United States, revealed its winners last night in Los Angeles.
Tous sales up by 17% in 2022 for record turnover of 450 million euros
The Spanish jewellery company increased its turnover by 14% compared to before the pandemic. It also recorded a net profit of 35.7 million euros and an EBITDA of 101 million euros.
Signet annual sales flat on lacklustre international, comps; earnings slashed
Signet Jewelers Limited said total sales for fiscal 2023 inched forward 0.2% to $7.8 billion, weighed down by a 6% decline incomparable sales and a single-digit sales decline in the fourth quarter.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Luxury Stores at Amazon adds high-end jewellery for first time in Europe
Luxury Stores at Amazon in Europe is adding a debut jewellery offer this week with the arrival on Thursday of fine jewellery brand Annoushka that's already available via Amazon's luxury channel in the US.
Kering commits to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2035
French luxury conglomerate Kering announced on Friday a new commitment to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2035.
Cucinelli raises sales growth forecast for 2023
Italian luxury group Brunello Cucinelli on Wednesday raised its sales growth guidance for 2023 to 15%, up from its previous estimate of 12%, on the back of a strong start to the year and significant order numbers.