On the first day of Pitti Uomo, the city of Florence awarded its highest distinction, the Fiorino d’Oro (golden florin), to the boss of Kering, in recognition of the French luxury group's investments in Tuscany.
After stints at Helmut Lang, Gucci and Bottega Venetta, Bellettini joined Saint Laurent as CEO in 2013 to take it to the next level. She talked about identity, creativity and empowerment at the Vogue Fashion Festival.
It is hard to imagine a more venerable luxury brand than Cartier, which has a reputation for artisanal excellence second to none. Yet, the majority of its audience is that lodestone of modern marketing, millennials.
La Samaritaine, the greatest construction project of the world’s largest luxury construction company – encompassing a chic department store, hotel, office space and even public housing – is finally, almost, ready.
Carl von Clausewitz was famed for his adage that war is the continuation of politics by other means. This week at Paris Photo and in multiple photo exhibitions, photography is the continuation of politics by other means.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.