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

– Hermès H1 2018 + 11% at cc Soundtrack “Don’t stop me now” Queen – Brunello Cucinelli and Salvatore Ferragamo start support to junior professionals willing to learn clothes and shoes design Soundtrack “He’s got the whole world in his hands” Nina Simone – Meghan Markle, Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron all wear high-end clothes and … Leggi tutto

– LVMH organized a Brand Desirability Forum in Paris. Chiara Ferragni was among the speakers and seated front row between Antoine Arnault and Sidney Toledano. You see why the fashion press shuns her? Soundtrack “My way” Frank Sinatra – Chanel released for the first time in 108 years the yearly revenues and growth trends. Boom! … Leggi tutto

#THISWEEKINLUXURYANDFASHION – Armani and Fendi freshen up their logos. Evolution is the keyword Soundtrack – Backstreet Boys “Larger than life” – Ferragamo family sold 3.5% stake…is a sale of the Brand on the pipeline? Who is ready to takeover? It seems they are following baby steps but in a clear direction Soundtrack – Red Hot … Leggi tutto

#THISWEEKINLUXURYANDFASHION – Missoni just sold a relevant minority quote to an Italian private equity fund. Recently created, the fund is managed by a former Merrill Lynch banker. This is their first investment in the fashion industry. Crossing fingers. Soundtrack Boyz II Men “It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday” – Dries Van Noten sold … Leggi tutto

– Luciano Benetton is back at the helm of the eponymous group and receives doctor of Fine Art from New York FIT. From the king of Italian infrastructure to back to the roots. Isn’t it late of about 25 years? – Louis Vuitton confirms Nicolas Guésquière at the helm of Louis Vuitton Femme. As Vanessa … Leggi tutto

It’s a news of today that Stuart Weitzman parted ways from its creative director who was appointed only one year ago. Tapestry, the owner of the brand, stated that “While we greatly admire Giovanni’s creative talents, Tapestry is committed to an environment where every individual feels respected and at times his behavior fell short of these … Leggi tutto

– BURBERRY. The company under the management of former Celine Marco Gobetti hired a couple of former CEOs as respectively President of Americas (Gianluca Flore) and CCO (Gavin Haig). Isn’t it a risk of having too many CEOs in the same house? Why not hiring focused experts of the field? Can a Dream Team be … Leggi tutto