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Saint Laurent stands out for all the right reasons at Kering

Saint Laurent stands out for all the right reasons at Kering

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. 
Luxury
It's luxury's year as new Best Global Brands list shows power of key labels

It's luxury's year as new Best Global Brands list shows power of key labels

​Luxury is continuing its recovery from the pandemic and a new brand ranking released on Wednesday showed that luxury labels are among the world’s top performers.
Luxury
Farfetch launches own label with New Guards Group

Farfetch launches own label with New Guards Group

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.
Luxury
Burberry unveils latest campaign, hosts Anne Imhof event

Burberry unveils latest campaign, hosts Anne Imhof event

​Its new CEO wasn’t the only news Burberry had this week with the luxury brand having just unveiled its latest campaign. Called Burberry Open Spaces, it’s all about freedom.
Luxury
Balenciaga tops Q3 Lyst Index, Prada bag is hottest women's product

Balenciaga tops Q3 Lyst Index, Prada bag is hottest women's product

​The Q3 Lyst index has been released with Balenciaga the hottest brand, followed by Gucci in second place and Dior snapping at their heels at number three. 
Luxury
Versace's Jonathan Akeroyd is new Burberry CEO

Versace's Jonathan Akeroyd is new Burberry CEO

Burberry announced one of its most important appointments for years on Wednesday with news that Versace chief Jonathan Akeroyd will be its new CEO and executive director from April next year.
Luxury
Justine Picardie on writing Miss Dior, A Story of Courage and Couture

Justine Picardie on writing Miss Dior, A Story of Courage and Couture

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.
Luxury
East European designers sashay onto the catwalks of high fashion

East European designers sashay onto the catwalks of high fashion

A number of upstart designers from central Europe are elbowing their way to the top of global fashion as they target lucrative markets such as China and the United States.
Fashion
Emma Raducanu signs up as new Dior ambassador for fashion, beauty

Emma Raducanu signs up as new Dior ambassador for fashion, beauty

​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.
Luxury
Richemont may be mulling a sale of YNAP, reports say

Richemont may be mulling a sale of YNAP, reports say

Luxury giant Richemont may be mulling the idea of spinning off YNAP despite investing millions into the fashionable e-commerce site, according to reports.
Luxury
Bianca Saunders open Selfridges menswear installation

Bianca Saunders open Selfridges menswear installation

​One of the up-and-coming stars of British fashion design, Bianca Saunders, has opened an AW21 menswear installation in the Selfridges London flagship.
Luxury
Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

​Very Group reported its full-year results on Tuesday with sales surging and pre-tax profits leaping even faster at the owner of the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands.
Fashion
Eileen Fisher to step back from CEO role at namesake brand

Eileen Fisher to step back from CEO role at namesake brand

The 71-year-old designer is planning to step down as chief executive officer before the start of 2022, but will continue to lead design at the apparel brand she founded 37 years ago.
Fashion
French luxury goods groups' shares hit by weak Chinese data

French luxury goods groups' shares hit by weak Chinese data

Shares in French luxury goods companies LVMH and Kering fell on Monday after weak economic numbers from China, a leading market for many of the world's top fashion companies.
Fashion
UK footfall fails to grow, but recovery in London, other cities continues

UK footfall fails to grow, but recovery in London, other cities continues

​Despite continuing worries about supplies of Christmas goods, British consumers appear to be holding back from diving too enthusiastically into Christmas shopping this early in the season.
Fashion
UK e-commerce sales tax still a 'work-in-progress' - report

UK e-commerce sales tax still a 'work-in-progress' - report

​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.
Fashion