Fifty years after its first perfume, French label Courrèges, showing on Wednesday at Paris Fashion Week, is starting a new chapter by dropping five fragrances, a return chiming with the label’s renewed fashion presence.
The silence was intense at Balenciaga, for a show held without any soundtrack as Balenciaga returned to haute couture after half a century. The applause, however, was resounding for creative director Demna Gvasalia.
Activists from social justice organisation Attac on Saturday unfurled a giant banner over the headquarters of French luxury group LVMH and sprayed black paint on the storefront of its newly revamped La Samaritaine.
The LA-based digital-first fashion marketplace has announced that it has closed a $195 million Series F funding round, more than doubling its valuation as the company sets its sights on further international expansion.
Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.
Gucci’s experimentation in the digital world – from la mode to marketing – has extended into a new terrain, NFT, as the house has moved to participate in Christie’s debut online auction named Proof of Sovereignty.
French group Kering said Wednesday it will sell a further $1 billion worth of shares in Puma as it continues to unwind its investment in the sneaker and sportswear maker to focus on higher-end luxury brands.