Paris haute couture week begins officially Monday morning, but smart brands love to express themselves in its slipstream, as did Paco Rabanne, Patou and Alaïa with three highly accomplished shows on Sunday evening.
Seiko UK is to open a boutique on London’s premier luxury shopping thoroughfare, New Bond Street, this autumn. And it will be a key move for the Japanese watchmaker as it will be its first two-storey location globally.
Castore is continuing to expand at retail and has just opened a new flagship store in London, in the heart of one of the city’s key shopping districts. The company has opened on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
Dior revealed this week it will drop this month the Travis Scott collaborative collection for men announced late last year, after it was put on hold following the Astroworld festival tragedy in January.
Botter, the duo of Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herreburgh, has won the ANDAM 2022 Grand Prize; as Robert Wun was awarded the Prix Spécial, and Anthony Alvarez of Bluemarble picked up the Pierre Bergé Prize.
Independent watchmaking brand Mr Jones Watches is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the launch a T-shirt range. But don’t expect a watch motif: the debut design honours the firm’s office dog, Stanley the dachshund.
A new BCG and Comité Colbert study shows that 65% of consumers “take into account companies' commitment to sustainable development when deciding on their purchases” and that luxury still needs to do more to excel online.
All about the power of inspiration at Max Mara cruise, in a collection motivated by a Natália Correia, the Portuguese free-thinker, arty grand dame and café society star, presented with flourish in Lisbon on Tuesday.