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Floral headpieces, Bruce Oldfield and Alexander McQueen take starring role in Coronation
The Coronation of King Charles happened on Saturday and there was as much discussion of what the main players and guests were wearing as there was of what was happening and why.
Ace Awards celebrate annual event with a star-studded affair
Boldface names such as Ciara, Julianne Hough, Kris Jenner, Tommy Hilfiger, and more turned up to honor the movers and shakers of the accessories industry.
Saint Laurent launches a jewellery line
The company is expanding into jewellery with a collection of 18-carat gold bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Some pieces also feature diamonds. The line will be available in selected boutiques and online.
Revolve first-quarter sales hurt by domestic dip resulting in earnings plummet
Revolve Group Inc. announced on Wednesday revenues for the first quarter dipped 1% to $279.6 million, on the back a dwindling Revolve brand sales, partially offset by an increase in sales at its Fwrd brand.
Jewellery maker Pandora to slow down brand relaunch in China
Danish jewellery maker Pandora will slow down a planned country-wide relaunch of its brand in China as customer demand has yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels, the company’s CEO said on Wednesday.
Data analysis: Met Gala figures show key brands, moments, and celebs
The headlines around the Met Gala this week may have been about who wore what and the choice of Karl Lagerfeld as this year’s theme, but perhaps even more interesting is the data that has now emerged from it all.
European luxury store openings boom, London's Bond Street is hotspot
Luxury store openings are back on track after the interruption of the pandemic and last year saw plenty of activity with European destinations the key beneficiaries, a new study from property specialist Savills shows.
'Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty' debuts as the latest Costume Institute exhibit
Hours before The Met Gala kick-off, press and patrons viewed the new exhibit dedicated to the late designer.
Jewellery with Nazi links set to fetch $150mn at auction
Christie's auction house will next week launch the sale of hundreds of jewels that belonged to Austrian billionaire Heidi Horten, whose German businessman husband made his fortune under the Nazis.
Louis Vuitton dazzles luxury-seeking Seoul with first pre-fall show
LVMH's top fashion brand Louis Vuitton held its first-ever pre-fall fashion show on Saturday on a bridge in Seoul, the capital of a leading luxury market.
Armed robbers hit Paris Bulgari jewellery boutique
Armed robbers raided the Bulgari luxury jewellery boutique in Place Vendome in central Paris in broad daylight Saturday, making off with an estimated several million euros' worth of items, police and prosecutors said.
Tom Ford names Peter Hawkings new creative director
Estée Lauder Companies Inc. announced on Friday the appointment of Peter Hawkings to the role of creative director at Tom Ford, in addition to the hiring of Guillaume Jesel, who is the U.S. fashion brand's new CEO.
Europe shopping data shows UK missing out after VAT refund abolition
More and more retailers are speaking out against the UK government’s refusal bring back tax-free shopping for tourists and more and more data is being released to back up the retailers’ point of view.
Ebay launches new brand platform for luxury resale
Ebay announced on Thursday the launch of a new brand platform, where it will partner directly with brands to scale their resale efforts and provide shoppers with exclusive luxury goods.
U.S. consumers to spend $35.7 billion for Mother’s Day: NRF
U.S. consumers are expected to spend $35.7 billion on Mother’s Day in 2023, up from last year’s record high of $31.7 billion, data from the National Retail Federation (NRF) has revealed.
LVMH zeros in on China for global Tiffany & Co overhaul
As Tiffany & Co. celebrates its freshly refurbished New York City flagship, "The Landmark," behind the scenes, top executives are also focused on a retail overhaul further afield -- in China, its second biggest market.