Watchmaker Swatch Group remains focused on record sales of more than 7 billion Swiss francs ($7.67 billion) for the year and sees that figure approaching 10 billion within three years, its head said in a Sunday newspaper.
Later this month customers shopping on the Italian luxury brand's website, prada.com, will find a new feature named "Made to Order", which enables shoppers to personalise products. Beforehand, Prada’s SS11 video campaign rolls out on Youtube in Italy, France, United Kingdom and USA.
TimeCrafters, an event created for the public, will take place May 13-15 at The Times Center in New York. According to organisers, its goal is to educate the public about fine watchmaking, its knowhow and history. Brands participating include Chopard, Hublot, Jaeger-LeCoultre, etc.
This Thursday evening in Paris, Diet Coke launched the 2nd limited edition of Karl Lagerfeld's especially designed bottles, which now come in 3 different formats. Watch a behind the scenes sequence in this article.
While the launch of its Parisian boutique on Royale Street is anticipated in May, the fashionable, high-end, unisex brand has just opened stores in New York, London and Brussels in the space of a few weeks.
Carolina Herrera's brand has just opened its first Parisian boutique on Castiglione Street. The new 300 m2 store offers high-end prêt-à-porter for men and women and various accessories marked with the "CH" logo, all in a sophisticated and welcoming atmosphere.
Luxury boutiques are popping up across the country again, the capital's streets are gridlocked with Bentleys and top designers are steadily trickling back in. But analysts say Russia has been knocked off its pre-crisis perch as fourth-largest luxury market, outpaced by Asia's lust for luxury.
The new Miu Miu e-store, offering a full range of ready-to-wear, bags, footwear, accessories and eyewear, is just about to launch on April 6th. The site will launch simultaneously in seventeen European countries, the US and Japan.
Karen Mills turns her attention to London: the designer, who just launched her own line in Autumn/Winter 2010, is going to be designing a capsule collection for British brand Holland&Holland this Spring. She is also launching her online boutique in May.
Loewe has just opened a boutique in Mount Street, London’s luxury destination in the heart of Mayfair. This will be the first new free-standing store that the Spanish luxury leather house has opened in Europe since 2002.