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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.
Guess annual sales lift on strong Europe gains, the Americas weighs
Guess Inc. announced on Tuesday revenues for the fiscal 2023 increased 4% to $2.69 billion, upheld by sales gains in the fashion brand's European and Asian markets, offsetting sluggish growth in the Americas.
London fears losing luxury shoppers to Paris and Milan
London's luxury retailers fear the city is losing its pull as a shopping destination, with tourists from the United States, China and the Gulf flocking instead to Paris and Milan where there are still tax breaks.
Tod's sees 'excellent' start of season after beating FY profit forecasts
Italian fashion group Tod's said on Monday it had an excellent start of the season as it posted higher-than-expected operating profits for last year.
Women's fashion week: Ten trends for winter 2023-2024
From New York to London, Milan and Paris, designers have created high quality collections for Autumn-Winter 2023-2024, marking a return to formal elegance without losing sight of uninhibited sexyness.
Watches of Switzerland Group links with circularity-focused ID Genève brand
Watches of Switzerland (WoS) continues to build its portfolio of premium brands. Billed as the most eco-innovative Swiss watch brand, ID Genève has now joined the WoS’s high-end line-up.
Rokh, Abra, Mossi and Situationist: four different interpretations of avant-garde in Paris
Faced with the challenge of reinventing fashion, niche brands opted to collaborate with other international firms, master their tailoring skills or focus on environmental responsibility.
Deeny’s Dozen: The 12 best collections in the world this season
The runway season just ended marking a restoration of reined in chic, with brands and designers keen to capture new followers after the dark grind of the pandemic. We select the 12 most memorable fashion statements.