A group of “real women and men, ranging in age from 18 to 80,” including a waiter and a milliner, posed for Lanvin’s Fall/Winter 2012 campaign.
Italian luxury label Valentino has been sold to the royal family of Qatar for an estimated $858 million.
Hedi Slimane’s first big move as creative director of Yves Saint Laurent will be to change the brand’s name to Saint Laurent Paris.
French luxury giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Thursday said it bought fashion house Arnys, which makes clothes and accessories for men.
Chinese consumers will be the leading buyers of luxury goods brands by 2015, snapping up pricy items at home and abroad, according to the Boston Consulting Group.
French luxury brands launch a campaign with several European countries to fight back against the increasingly lucrative flood of counterfeit goods.
Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the seventh consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2012 BrandZ study.
Paul Smith is planning to open 24 stores in China over the next five years in its second attempt at tapping the country’s booming luxury market.
The estate of Humphrey Bogart is suing Burberry over use of the Hollywood icon’s name in what it said was an advertising campaign.
North Korea has been under heavy sanctions for years but there is little sign of any effect on the elite in Pyongyang, who enjoy access to consumer goods.
Wealthy Iranians are fuelling an unprecedented luxury car boom despite sanctions hurting their economy, paying up to $360,000 for high-end autos
As Christian Louboutin launches its European online boutique April 11, the luxury shoe label has announced a host of digital innovations for the future.
Italian fashion house Prada SpA on Thursday posted a 72.2 percent rise in full-year net profit, beating forecasts.
In 2009, Gucci filed a lawsuit against Guess for copyright infringement, seeking over $124 million in damages. Now the two companies are finally in court.
Gucci is extending its menswear offerings to include Made to Measure,” an in-store tailoring service that it is offering in 11 cities worldwide.
Swedish high street giants Hennes and Mauritz, who own H&M, COS, Monki and Cheap Monday, are rumoured to be branching into a luxury line.
Hong Kong investment firm Fung Brands has bought 80 percent of French fashion house Sonia Rykiel in a partnership aimed at boosting the brand’s global presence. “The partners want to develop the company as a true international luxury brand,” they said in a joint statement. The Rykiel family will retain a 20 percent stake and … Continued
Oscar de la Renta, the high-fashion designer, is launching a digital inspiration Board open to everyone who wants to share an idea for his next collection. For the next 3 months, fans will be able to upload images or videos to the site; these will then appear on a screen in de la Renta’s studio … Continued
French luxury group Hermes has posted record sales of 2.8 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in 2011, highlighting the resilience of luxury brands in the face of the weakening global economy. The group’s sales were up 18.3 percent last year, beating the target of 15-16 percent growth, it said in a statement, and its operating margin … Continued
French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH – Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy has paid US$200 million for a 10 per cent stake in Chinese fashion brand Ochirly. The buyout gives L Capital, LVMH’s private equity arm, to hold a direct stake in the family-owned Ochirly which has total value of US$2 billion. The investment gives L Capital … Continued