Gucci may have seen disappointing results in the third quarter, but that certainly wasn't the case at Saint Laurent, which continued to post strong growth, as did other Kering labels, including Balenciaga.
On October 20, the British luxury e-tailer is launching There Was One, a womenswear line of high-end, sustainable essentials developed with New Guards Group, the parent company of Palm Angels and Heron Preston.
A book surely destined to make a brilliant TV series is Miss Dior, A Story of Courage and Couture, the dark yet beautiful tale of Catherine Dior, muse and sister of Christian and a brave member of the French Resistance.
British tennis star Emma Raducanu has deepened her links to luxury giant LVMH and has been signed up as Dior’s newest celebrity ambassador, underlining the A-list status she achieved when she won the US open.
The UK government is drawing up plans to introduce an online sales tax, but don’t expect its inclusion in the chancellor’s end-of-the-month budget. The news will come as a further disappointment for physical retailers.