×

Luxury

The latest news

Casablanca finds itself at the centre of a legal battle

Casablanca finds itself at the centre of a legal battle

The womenswear label founded in Marseille in 1985, is undertaking two actions – an administrative case in Europe and a lawsuit in France – against Charaf Tajer's label, which it accuses of trademark infringement.  
Fashion
Christian Dior and roses: an exhibit traces the couturier's floral inspiration

Christian Dior and roses: an exhibit traces the couturier's floral inspiration

An exhibition dedicated to the floral inspirations of designer Christian Dior will open in Granville, France, on June 5.
Luxury
Kering Eyewear enters market for blue-light glasses

Kering Eyewear enters market for blue-light glasses

With digital screens now ubiquitous, the eyewear producer has launched the ‘Blue & Beyond’ project, equipping some of its labels’ models with anti-blue light, photochromic UV protection lenses, a luxury industry first.
Luxury
Luxury yacht maker Italian Sea Group secures Armani's backing in IPO

Luxury yacht maker Italian Sea Group secures Armani's backing in IPO

Luxury yacht maker The Italian Sea Group said it had secured backing from Giorgio Armani and Belgian pharmaceutical entrepreneur Marc Coucke as it prepared to list its shares on the Milan bourse.
Luxury
Kim Kardashian's Skims launches in Harrods

Kim Kardashian's Skims launches in Harrods

Kim Kardashian West’s two-year-old Skims brand is widening its distribution in the UK. But it’s not moving outside of the luxury segment with the label launching in upscale department store Harrods.
Fashion
Vivobarefoot links with Oxygen project on issue of algae blooms

Vivobarefoot links with Oxygen project on issue of algae blooms

Vivobarefoot, the minimalist footwear business, has linked with Oxygen Project to highlight the issue of destructive algae blooms in bodies of water. And it has launched a shoe called Ultra Bloom made using algae.
Fashion
​UK high street footfall bounces back after poor Bank Holiday, London strong

​UK high street footfall bounces back after poor Bank Holiday, London strong

Footfall in UK retail destinations rose a modest 0.5% last week, despite continuing poor weather. ​And that albeit mildly positive number was driven by a stronger showing across high streets, particularly in London.
Fashion
UK shoppers to spend £40bn of lockdown savings - Bank of America study

UK shoppers to spend £40bn of lockdown savings - Bank of America study

There’s a heap of consumer cash waiting to be spent -- £40 billion to be precise. That’s the amount of lockdown savings Britons are only too willing to splurge in the post-Covid economic recovery, research has found.
Fashion
Luxe eco accessories brand Watson & Wolfe seeks seed funding

Luxe eco accessories brand Watson & Wolfe seeks seed funding

British luxury eco accessories brand Watson & Wolfe (W&W) is aiming to raise fresh funding. It’s seeking £200,000 in a second seed investment round to achieve the next stage of its mission.
Luxury
Hamnett and McDowell launch upcycled anti-Brexit collab

Hamnett and McDowell launch upcycled anti-Brexit collab

​Katharine Hamnett continues to take a campaigning stance through her work and has just launched a collection on her webstore in a link with designer and fashion reimagined specialist Patrick McDowell. 
Fashion
British shoppers will spend with "deserving" brands - study

British shoppers will spend with "deserving" brands - study

​UK shoppers are increasingly choosing to spend their money with brands depending on how much they think those brands deserve their patronage, a new study shows.
Fashion
ROI retail reopens, UK going-out categories could rise on latest lockdown easing

ROI retail reopens, UK going-out categories could rise on latest lockdown easing

​Non-essential stores in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) reopened on Monday with expectations of heavy demand after more than four months of being closed. 
Fashion
London Fashion Week digital-first dates and line-up unveiled

London Fashion Week digital-first dates and line-up unveiled

​The UK may be reopening, but the next London Fashion Week event will be digital-first again. It happens from June 12-14, a week before the final UK reopening date.
Fashion
Aeffe sales rise 5.1% in first quarter

Aeffe sales rise 5.1% in first quarter

The Italian fashion group has revealed that its consolidated revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 totalled 80.1 million euros, up 5.1% from 76.2 million euros in the prior-year period.
Fashion
Prada launches new scholarships, educational programs

Prada launches new scholarships, educational programs

Italian luxury label Prada is deepening its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion with the launch of several new investments including scholarships, educational programs and a new design lab.      
Luxury
Halston biopic premiers on Netflix

Halston biopic premiers on Netflix

A new limited series premiered on Netflix on Friday highlighting the life of legendary fashion designer Roy Halston, known simply as Halston. 
Luxury