Turkey is looking to compete internationally beyond its strong textile industry. The country has its own fashion week, premium labels and commercial potential in the West, as designer Mehtap Elaidi demonstrates.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.
Which came first, the influencer or the businesswoman? Spain's Gala González, who has over a million followers on Instagram, has launched her own clothing label, introducing timeless pieces at affordable prices.
The Parisian label, bought last autumn by Chinese group Icicle, is gently getting back on its feet, via internally designed collections – as it awaits a new creative director - and planned store openings in China.
After a period of absence following the bankruptcy of the Ricon group, which ran the brand's distribution network in the country, Gant is returning to Portugal – and this time it'll be managing its operations directly.
In the third episode of the LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork.com podcast series, Godfrey Deeny talks with Galeries Lafayette’s former international marketing manager about the new expectations of Chinese consumers.
Hanneli Rupert, daughter of Johann Rupert, chairman of Cartier and Richemont, has emerged as a countercurrent voice defending the use of exotic leather while the rest of the industry has been moving away from it.