Following Jing Daily article today “Chinese shoppers are known as heavy luxury consumers, accounting for 30% of all luxury goods purchased worldwide”. China, a strategic market, asks for an extra effort to all the brands willing to succeed in such a region. The must for every brand is to understand how to set up a tailor made approach … Leggi tutto

Many rumors surround Philipp Plein company. One is about the possible acquisition of Roberto Cavalli company from investment fund Clessidra. It is not clear the reason why a Swiss flashy company that grew in 20 years from zero to 250 million euro as a group (of which 205 million from Philipp Plein brand) should have … Leggi tutto

THIS WEEK… – Angela Ahrendts Apple most paid executive is exiting the brand…we are all curious to know where she will be headed afterwards… Board Chairman or CEO? Ralph Lauren or CK? Heading back to Europe? Chanel? Soundtrack “Gimme Shelter” Rolling Stones – Hermès 2018 results +7.5% versus PY Soundtrack “Time is on my side” … Leggi tutto

✅ LVMH buys travel operator Belmond group owner, among others, of Michelin starred restaurants, luxury train Orient Express and exclusive hotels.It makes sense. Soundtrack “Puttin’ on the Ritz” Fred Astaire ✅✅ Riccardo Tisci + Burberry are leaders in social media. During the last LFW Riccardo represented 46% of Burberry media value impact. Bravo! Soundtrack “Follow … Leggi tutto

✅ Chanel Metiers d’Art at the METSublime craftmanship, cultivated inspiration, prestigious location and cool muses.How Chanel is mastering the art of true luxury. Soundtrack “All I Do is Win” DK Khaled ✅ Burberry & Vivienne Westwood capsule launchCool Britannia is back!Soundtrack “My Hero” Foo Fighters💤 Balmain new logo and monogramBrand maintenance is key and the … Leggi tutto

– Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld beautiful cat, celebrated her 7th birthday with a family party Soundtrack “This girl is in love with you” Aretha Franklyn – September issue covers. Most of them feature Louis Vuitton and this facts raised eyebrows among the fashion insider. Why the same thing didn’t happen when they did it for Gucci? … Leggi tutto

– Armani forecasts decrease of sales and profits until 2020 due to in-progress re-organization Soundtrack “Bitter Sweet Symphony” Verve – Conde Nast say Anna Winter is not leaving Vogue Soundtrack “Hallelujah” Jeff Buckley – W magazine Stefano Tonchi in talks with potential buyers Soundtrack “Closer” Nine Inch Nails – L’Oreal goes vegan buying German cosmetics … Leggi tutto

THIS WEEK IN LUXURY AND FASHION – Luisa Via Roma, the Italian fashion e-commerce reached the target of 130 million euro in revenues in 2017 but its spark seems weaker compared to its competitors. Why? Soundtrack “Get it on” T.Rex – Apple Store opened in Milan. With stores already opened in Bologna, Firenze, Roma, this … Leggi tutto

THIS WEEK IN LUXURY AND FASHION (and a surprise) – Moncler, LVMH confirm double digit steady growth Soundtrack “Causing a commotion” Madonna – Kering stellar growth thanks to Gucci Soundtrack “Borderline” Madonna – Puma shares fall 7% due to shy revenue results Soundtrack “This used to be my playground” Madonna – Ralph Lauren will celebrate … Leggi tutto

– Haute Couture shows. A new trend is essential, sleek and chic Soundtrack “Comfortably numb” Pink Floyd – Burberry. Tisci collaborates with Vivien Westwood for a capsule collection on British essentials. Soundtrack “Go your own way” Fleetwood Mac – Valentino. standing ovation for Pier Paolo Piccioli for an Audrey collection with large capes, Funny Face … Leggi tutto