– 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

– 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

– 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

– LVMH and Marcolin eyewear joint-venture. A strategic alliance and know-how sharing are the magic words. Shouldn’t have Richemont follow the same path instead of allowing Cartier to sign an agreement with competitor Kering? – Balenciaga Chinese customers queuing at Printemps complain on social media about preferential treatment for French customers. The company issues an … Leggi tutto

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Kim Jones at Dior Hedi Slimane at Celine Virgil Abloh at Vuitton Kris Van Assche at Berluti Claire Weight Keller at Givenchy We cannot deny that LVMH is investing in creative directors with strong personality and impactful style. The group is certainly preparing an acceleration in growth, maybe also in consideration … Leggi tutto

– Lanvin sold to Fosun Money make the world go round…but will it be enough to make a disgraced brand turnaround? – Kering outstanding 2017 thanks to Gucci and a fast growing Balenciaga An extra-ordinary boom that it will be very challenging for the “wow results” group to continue to last. What’s next? – New … Leggi tutto

A selection of the most interesting topics of the week RALPH LAUREN Will the turnaround finally show signs of success? ROGER VIVIER What’s the next chapter for this shoes specialist? BALLY Will a new Chinese owner, an old CEO and a former owner succeed in the Brand relaunch? TAPESTRY Is this the new shining star … Leggi tutto

LVMH Moynat CEO is right on luxury brands and pretty questionable on women customers segmentation Authentic Luxury Brands Should Be ‘Slow,’ According to Moynat CEO In brief luxury is: 1. Slow and niche 2. Balance between productivity and quality 3. No sales and revenues obsession (Steve Jobs anyone?) 4. Specific target of customers=5% High Net … Leggi tutto