Art imitated life, or rather fashion imitated art, in a memorably subtle and inventive menswear show from Dior by the house’s menswear creative director Kim Jones, staged in traffic-snarled Paris on Friday evening.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.
And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.
As many as 29 apparel companies feature on the Forbes Global 2000 list 2016 of the world’s largest and most powerful public companies. Leading the brigade are some of the most preeminent apparel and fashion brands.
The French retailer has chosen Matthieu Caloni, formerly with LVMH and Histoire d’Or, for the post of Director of Strategy and Transformation of the Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais department stores.
Across 53 venues and three days, 'Les Journées Particulières' saw 145,000 visitors take part in its third edition. The event, helmed by LVMH Group, showcases the savoir-faire of the group's maisons to the public.