Though the escalating tensions between the United States and several of its trading partners could hurt companies across a broad range of sectors, several industries are poised to withstand them or even thrive.
One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
The NYC-based brand has announced a collaborative window display to be unveiled in seven global stores to celebrate the launch of the first retro graffiti-inspired collection in a series of limited-edition capsules.
The latest step in the renovation of Champs Elysees is the new flagship of J. M. Weston, France’s classiest shoe brand. A superb timeless showcase, possibly the most luxurious setting of any shoe store anywhere.
Harvey Nichols has rolled out a special service at its Knightsbridge store that allows customers get their luxury accessories, including products not bought at Harvey Nichols, repaired by a team of specialists.
London-based skate label Palace has become a little more traditional than usual and is teaming up with sports giant Adidas for tennis whites in celebration of Wimbledon fortnight. The line launches next week.