Originally associated with Britain's aristocracy and gentlemen farmers, the textile is now being made a key element in the collections of major brands, including Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and Hermes.
Following a challenging year, Deloitte’s latest Global Powers of Luxury Goods report shows that the revenues generated by the world’s top 100 luxury companies dropped from $281 billion in 2019 to $252 billion in 2020.
One thing Paris would not appear to need is another hotel. Yet LVMH launched two five-stars this fall. We met Bulgari CEO Jean-Christophe Babin to talk about the latest, Bulgari Hotel, and the race to be Paris' best inn.
The BFC promised a new and different experience for The Fashion Awards on Monday night and it justified the hype. Yet it was also a sad event given the news of the death of 'leaders of change' honouree Virgil Abloh.
Karl Lagerfeld, design great, legendary illustrator, Paris’ greatest conversationalist and photographer, was also a brilliant photographer of architecture. And now he will brand a unique series of couture villas.
In a moment when many fashion magazines are slashing their frequency, laying off staff and beheading imperial editors-in-chiefs it’s refreshing to buy Mixte, the Paris fashion title that celebrated its 25th anniversary.