Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:02am
MODERN CLASSICS: Salle Privée, a new luxury men’s wear label offering a highly curated edit of classic pieces, has launched online via its own e-commerce site. The Amsterdam-based brand is the brainchild of Patrick Munster, creator of contemporary label Scotch & Soda. It... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 5:00am
In theory, we all know that long-term customers are far more valuable than leads or even freshly minted activations. Yet when the rubber meets the road, marketers time and time again focus on short-term acquisition and conversion gains over long-term growth. As a result,... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 4:59am
Advantage Bernard Arnault. The Fondation Louis Vuitton on Thursday inaugurated what is being hailed as one of the most important art exhibitions ever held in Paris. The show, entitled “Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection,” unites 130 major works from the collection of... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 4:04am
LONDON — European stock markets gained modest ground in morning trading on Friday, with the exception of the CAC 40 in Paris, which fell 0.07 percent to 4,536.73. The FTSE 100 in London was up 0.2 percent to 7,041.14, while the DAX in Frankfurt advanced 0.1 percent to 10,714.58... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 3:32am
PARIS — André Saraiva has always had a thing about walls. He spent much of his youth in the Eighties daubing them with his trademark bendy, top-hatted-and-winking stick figure, “Mr. A.” But for his latest adventure, the night-life entrepreneur and artist is turning from the... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 1:37am
MILAN — Another designer exit is shaking up the Italian fashion scene – perhaps a casualty of an increasingly competitive industry rattled by changes in consumer spending, geopolitical uncertainties, currency volatility and growing competition. This time, however, it’s not a... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 1:25am
SYDNEY — The fashion industry reeled in shock Friday at news of the sudden death of designer Richard Nicoll. Nicoll, who was 39, died of a heart attack, according to his family. He reportedly was taken by ambulance to St. Vincent’s Hospital from his Kings Cross, Sydney,... read more
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 12:00am
SHANGHAI — As China’s apparel industry continues to transition, apparel trade fair CHIC Shanghai is also evolving to fit a “new normal” for the industry. Though China’s economic growth has slowed in recent years, increases in apparel consumption have been steady. Data from... read more
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9:01pm
If see-now-buy-now means more power for the consumer, there is one group that stands to lose from an instant runway-to-store presentation: fast-fashion retailers. Chains like Zara (owned by Inditex), H&M, Asos and Forever 21 have long relied on the high-fashion catwalk to... read more
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9:01pm
MILAN — Describing an art exhibition is not an easy task, and even more so in the case of Antonio Marras’ first solo show at Milan’s Triennale Museum. Walking the length of the space, which covers 12,960 square feet in a room that has an expansive curved wall, is like taking a... read more