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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.
Boss opens virtual showroom as part of Metaverse Fashion Week
Boss, the Hugo Boss-owned label, said it’s “taking a bold step into the metaverse on the heels of a critically acclaimed Spring/Summer 2023 Fashion Show in Miami”.
Uniqlo and Theory to open Covent Garden combo flagship
After opening a joint giant-sized Uniqlo-Theory space on London’s Regent Street, the owner of both brands, Fast Retailing, is clearly pleased with the results and will open another in Covent Garden late next month.
High-end rental and resale report could see rapid fivefold growth says Bloomberg study
There's a massive opportunity in the rental and resale market with Bloomberg Intelligence saying in a new report that the higher end of this market could grow fivefold as soon as 2025 with resale a particular focus.
The RealReal enhances consignment service model
Online luxury resale platform The RealReal has enhanced its consignment service model to create a more elevated experience for its customers.
Missoni opens new store at South Coast Plaza, Orange County
Italian fashion label Missoni has opened its first store at the South Coast Plaza shopping center in Costa Mesa, Orange County, alongside other major luxury brands. A space that features the brand's zig-zag design.
Tommy Jeans is latest collab for busy Aries
Luxury streetwear brand Aries is having a busy month with the London-based label following up a Yoox collaboration earlier in March with a Tommy Hilfiger link-up this week.
Cross and Bendjima star in new Farfetch campaign
Farfetch has unveiled its latest campaign with its SS23 creative featuring Marcia Cross of Desperate Housewives fame and model Younes Bendjima.
Swaine opens key New Bond Street flagship in radical rebrand
Swaine, which claims to be the UK’s oldest luxury goods brand, has opened a flagship on London’s New Bond Street. And it’s an important statement, “becoming the centrepiece of its most radical rebrand in 273 years”.
Marcolin sales and profits rise in 2022
Eyewear giant Marcolin has released its 2022 results and said that net sales rose 20.1% at current exchange rates to reach €547.4 million, which was also a 13.2% increase at constant exchange rates.
Stella McCartney unveils summer campaign with animal sanctuary and Yoshitomo Nara link
Stella McCartney has launched its summer 2023 campaign starring Madelyn Cline. The shoot happened at an animal sanctuary and was inspired by Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara’s ‘Change the History’ activist slogan.
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.
End of the online boom? Not for Millennials says ESW report
There's been a lot of talk post-pandemic about how e-tail growth has stalled and physical shopping has recovered. But many consumers remain heavily focused on e-commerce, and Millennials are most prominent among them.
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.