An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.
Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has pushed back the final of its much-watched LVMH Prize to September, the first time the award ceremony will take place in autumn; on September 4 in Paris, inside the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
French children’s fashion group Children Worldwide Fashion has brought in funds from Arkéa, its new majority shareholder, and Raise to its capital. The move is supported by Dzeta and its management team.
The men’s division of the French governing body for fashion, the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine, has named the CEO of Celine, Séverine Merle, to the head of its board, succeeding Sidney Toledano.