Chinese investor and philanthropist Wendy Yu, on behalf of her Hong Kong-based company, Yu Holdings, has created an endowment in perpetuity for the position of the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute.
The RealReal has launched its first physical men's shop in its Soho flagship. The store will offer sneakers, streetwear and men's watches. It will be staffed by menswear experts and also offer consignment services.
French jewelry house Boucheron, which celebrates its 160th anniversary this year, has unveiled a selection of new jewelry and high-jewelry creations for its "Plume de Paon" collection, inspired by peacock feathers.
MySale Group has reported record sales and profitability for the half-year to December 31 with recent investment in its buy now, pay later option (called Ourpay) and its other tech updates helping to drive it forward.
Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf has introduced a number of new names to its brand offer; including Off-White and Coach 1941. For some labels, de Bijenkorf is the only available point of sale in the Netherlands.
Emotions - “a brand’s ability to spark an emotional connection with consumers” - will be key to the luxury sector in 2018 while the widest possible interpretation of sustainability is also crucial, a new report claims.