Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:52am
PLAYING SHOP: “It’s become somewhat of a tradition,” said Vanessa Seward of her plan to spend a day with her customers in her newly opened boutique in the Marais, her second in the Paris capital. “I’m quite shy, so it’s not an easy undertaking, but I think it’s a good tradition... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:26am
Feb. 8 marks the official start of the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese zodiac, and in the run-up to the Lunar New Year, the fashion industry has been paying homage to this clever animal in a big way. Kenzo created a capsule collection; Lane Crawford took an artistic approach... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 3:40am
BERLIN – German fragrance and flavors supplier Symrise continues the strategic expansion of its cosmetic ingredients division, boosting its sales force with two new hires. The company said Monday that Andreas Hofmann will assume the newly created position of regional sales... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 3:29am
MILAN — Moncler continues its fight against counterfeits being sold online. After closing down more than 1,800 Web sites selling fake products last November, the brand has now interrupted the business of 50 counterfeit Web sites that were registered in December by three Chinese... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:56am
MILAN — Chanel is opening a new store in Milan’s shopping arcade Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. The 1,292-square-foot space, spread over three levels, is currently occupied by Viganò, a boutique established in 1919, which sells hats and custom jewelry. The French fashion brand... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:51am
LONDON — European stock markets were down in mid-morning trading on Monday, with the CAC 40 in Paris leading the way. The French market fell 2.1 percent to 4110.87, followed by the DAX in Frankfurt, 2 percent to 9,101.71, the FTSE MIB in Milan, 1.7 percent to 16,966.03, and the... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2:33am
Louis Vuitton, Moncler, Givenchy, Fendi, Saint Laurent and Valentino are some of the luxury brands best positioned to ride out the current macroeconomic challenges in China, according to a new report from Exane BNP Paribas. The bank’s luxury goods analysts said they just... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:00am
Visit the original post to see all 1 images from this gallery. Drake is the latest celebrity to be featured in the on-going #‎WEAREJORDAN‬ series of video commercials. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the brand, Drake remembers his first pair of Jordans and what it felt... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 12:36am
Despite Wall Street’s slide on Friday, Tokyo stocks fared relatively well on Monday. The Nikkei 225 Index rose 1.1 percent to end the session at 17,004. Many markets in Asia were closed Monday for the Chinese New Year holiday. These include Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.... read more
Monday, February 8, 2016 at 12:01am
Madonna is currently touring Asia but she has more than just concerts on her itinerary. The superstar is gearing up to make a special appearance at Tokyo’s Mitsukoshi Ginza store on Feb. 15 to promote her skin-care line, MDNA Skin. A Hong Kong event is scheduled for Feb. 19 at... read more