Tag : luxury
Giuseppe Zanotti’s famous Italian adventuresSubscription
Luxury footwear designer Giuseppe Zanotti takes Drapers on an Italian odyssey – from footwear manufacturing in the north, to hidden holiday islands in the south.
Rebel attitudes, brazen branding and high-luxury product combine to outerwear magic for Canadian brand Moose Knuckles.
Luxury group Kering, which owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, recorded a drop in revenue of 16.4% in the first quarter of 2020, amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Bridal and occasionwear designer Kate Halfpenny tells Drapers about how her business is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic, and supporting legions of brides in the process.
LVMH revenue drops amid coronavirusSubscription
LVMH’s fashion and leather goods division recorded a 14% drop in revenues to €4.6bn (£3.9bn) for the first quarter of 2020.
Coronavirus: Net-a-porter halts online tradingSubscription
Luxury etailer Net-a-Porter has temporarily ceased trading as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Prada cautions on coronavirus impactSubscription
Italian luxury giant Prada Group has warned that the coronavirus outbreak has “interrupted” growth, despite announcing an increase in revenues for the year to 31 December 2019.
Stella McCartney swings to a lossSubscription
Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney has plunged into the red with a 219% drop in operating profits for the year to 31 December 2018 – equating to an operating loss of £10.8m.
Walpole reveals 2020 brands of tomorrowSubscription
Brands including knitwear company Country of Origin and womenswear label Dai have been announced as part of luxury group Walpole’s 2020 Brands of Tomorrow project.
Milan’s autumn 20 offering was a season of drama on and off the runways.
Dior and Fendi to pay record-breaking rents Subscription
Luxury brands Dior and Fendi will pay record-breaking rents for shop space in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping centre after winning an auction.
Why Kenzo is down with the kidsSubscription
A bestseller in the designer childrenswear space, Drapers speaks to the brand about its plans for autumn 20 and beyond.
British luxury brand Burberry has announced it is to show its autumn 20 collections in Shanghai this April – the latest in a series of measures to boost growth and engagement in the Chinese market.
First Look: Barbour launches premium sub-brandSubscription
British lifestyle brand Barbour has launched a new luxury sub-brand – Barbour Gold Standard – for autumn 20.
LFWM: the 11 trends to know for autumn 20Subscription
Creativity, craft and culture were on display at London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) for autumn 20. Drapers spots 11 top trends from the three-day event.
A new year and a new decade dawned as London Fashion Week Men’s kicked off the autumn 20 season with three days of catwalk shows on 4-6 January.
London Fashion Week Men's buyer diary: day one Subscription
While the rest of the country slowly emerged from a festive slumber, fashion hit the ground running for the new season, with the first day of London Fashion Week Men’s (LFWM) autumn 20 collections.
Welcome to the house of BlahnikSubscription
Kristina Blahnik is bringing all aspects of luxury footwear brand Manolo Blahnik back in house with the aim of respecting its heritage and securing its long-term future
Luxury British accessories label Mulberry and cult Scandi brand Acne Studios have launched a collaboration of bags and leather accessories.
Harrods launches standalone beauty storesSubscription
Harrods is opening a new standalone beauty fascia, called H Beauty, which will debut at Essex’s Intu Lakeside shopping centre in April.
The Bottega Veneta renaissanceSubscription
Heritage Italian leather brand Bottega Veneta is fashion’s ‘It’ label, and new creative director Daniel Lee’s designs are causing a stir with commercial buyers and shoppers alike.
Slight hike in sales at HarrodsSubscription
Turnover at Harrods increased to £868.6m in the 52 weeks to 2 February, from £862.5m in the 53 weeks to 3 February 2018.
New luxury children’s occasionwear brand Quinn Harper is opening a boutique on King’s Road in London.
London Fashion Week: day three, buyer diarySubscription
Matchesfashion’s head of womenswear buying Cassie Smart shares her highlights from day three at London Fashion Week.
Rise in revenues at Prada Group Subscription
Net revenues at Italian fashion group Prada rose 2% to €1.6bn (£1.4bn) in the six months to 30 June, compared with the same period in 2018.
Sonia Rykiel enters liquidationSubscription
French fashion house Sonia Rykiel has entered liquidation after the business failed to find a buyer.
24S: bringing Parisian luxury to ecommerce Subscription
Maud Barrionuevo, global buying director for luxury Parisian ecommerce site 24S, tells Drapers her lessons in luxury.
Victoria Beckham CEO exits Subscription
Victoria Beckham chief executive Paolo Riva is to step down from his role for personal reasons, with immediate effect.
Malone Souliers launches men’s collection Subscription
Luxury footwear brand Malone Souliers has launched its first menswear collection for spring 20.
Sugary pastels, arty layering and luxe leather dominated the Parisian catwalks as some of fashion’s most high-profile names, including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Celine, showed their spring 20 collections in the French capital.
Mytheresa to launch menswear Subscription
Luxury womenswear etailer Mytheresa is launching menswear in January 2020.
LVMH to shake up board Subscription
Luxury group LVMH will propose Iris Knobloch as a member of the board and Yann Arthus-Bertrand as advisory board member at its next annual general meeting on 18 April.
Bringing Aussie sustainable activewear to BritsSubscription
Born on Sydney’s Bondi Beach, Nimble Activewear is bringing its Aussie style to the UK activewear market.
No-deal Brexit to cost UK luxury £6.8bnSubscription
The British luxury sector has warned of a loss in value of exports of £6.8bn per year to exports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Givenchy to show at Pitti Subscription
Luxury house Givenchy will show its spring 20 collection at Florence menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in June, as a special guest designer of the organisers.
Harrods launches luxury podcast Subscription
Harrods has launched its first podcast, focused on the meaning of modern luxury.
Gosha London: a maker of London Fashion WeekSubscription
Mustafa Fuat is flying the flag for UK manufacturing with his womenswear studio, Gosha London
Guinea London plans international expansion Subscription
Luxury women’s outerwear brand Guinea London is looking to expand its presence across China, America and northern Europe by 2020, Drapers can reveal.
Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo has promoted Paul Andrew to the position of creative director.
Kering defies fears over Chinese marketSubscription
Revenues at grew 26.3% year on year to €13.7bn (£12bn) at luxury brand group Kering in its full-year results for 2018, thanks to a strong performance from Gucci.
Known for its traditions and heritage, as retail evolves the luxury sector is also becoming a driving force for innovation. Drapers rounds up the key take-aways from Walpole’s Luxury Summit on 5 February, where some of the sector’s biggest names discribed their vision for luxury’s future.
Julie Brøgger brings a twist to Scandi styleSubscription
Julie Brøgger’s luxury brand is vying for the style crown
Lanvin appoints new creative director Subscription
Luxury brand Lanvin has appointed Bruno Sialelli as its new creative director.
LVMH takes minority stake in Gabriela HearstSubscription
LVMH has invested in a minority stake of sustainable US womenswear brand Gabriela Hearst.
Luisaviaroma CEO on Florentine style and luxurySubscription
Drapers sits down with Andrea Panconesi, CEO of luxury retailer Luisaviaroma in Florence
Castore: the brand chasing sporting glory Subscription
With premium men’s activewear brand Castore, the Beahon brothers are making an under-served niche their own.
Michael Kors Holdings rebrands as Capri Subscription
Luxury group Michael Kors Holdings has finalised its rebranding as Capri Holdings and completed its acquisition of Versace.
Moda Operandi appoints new buying boss Subscription
Luxury online retailer Moda Operandi has appointed Puja Clarke as senior vice-president of fashion buying and ecommerce.
Chanel to ban furSubscription
French fashion house Chanel is banning the use of fur and exotic skins in all future collections.
Luxury leather’s best-kept secretSubscription
Spanish leather hub Ubrique is on a mission to extend its manufacturing services beyond traditional luxury labels to offer hand-crafted products to smaller premium brands.