LA BANDE VELPEAU D’UN BERGÉ

L’art de la honte ou la honte de l’art! Voici le comble pour un égyptien, avoir un papy russe, et quand celui-ci s’appelle Bergé vous pouvez vous faire enchrister. Voilà un trafic d’antiquités évalué à plusieurs dizaines de millions d’euros démantelé, qui va secouer le milieu de la mode, avec cinq interpellations, pour des centaines…

BURBERRY OUTDOOR SHOW

Riccardo Tisci is answering a cry from the great outdoors with plans to stage a Burberry presentation under British skies in September. Everyone’s invited to the spring 2021 outdoor show. The show will take place on Sept. 17 Tisci’s lucky number and on the eve of London Fashion Week, which runs from Sept. 18 to 22….

MEN’S STORE FOR ABLOH

Louis Vuitton is opening its first ever standalone men(s store in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to coincide with the Summer Olympic Games in the Japanese capital, the opening comes as the country’s economy is reopening cautiously against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. In line with the ongoing social distancing restrictions, the store in the new…

ELEMENTARY MY DEAR WATSON

Emma Watson has joined Kering’s board, becoming the chair of its sustainability committee. The British actress is joining the board alongside Tidjane Thiam, who will chair the audit committee, and Jean Liu. The luxury group said it seeks to expand its expertise, improve understanding of the group’s markets and represent a diversity of experience on…

LA VESPA POUR VESPACHIENNE

La marque du Maître de Granville lance un scooter avec la marque Vespa ; une édition limitée comme une excuse pour vendre des accessoires assortis, dont un casque qui sera mis en vente au printemps 2021. La maison marchait déjà sur trois pattes avec la Grazia Chiuri, maintenant elle marchera en mono-cylindre et au mélange,…

CALENDRIER LE BUG HUMAIN

Dans l’Antiquité, chaque cité grecque avait son propre calendrier. Est-ce un signe pour le futur calendrier de la couture ? Le plus connu est celui d’Athènes qui change tous les 3 ans en y ajoutant un mois supplémentaire pour faire coïncider l’année lunaire avec l’année solaire, mais dans le cadre des institutions de la couture,…

SUPER TAX EVASION FOR SUPERMODEL

Bar Refaeli has signed a plea deal in her tax evasion case in Israel to complete nine months of community service which is egal to 9 months of maternity leave. The model and her mother, Tzipi Refaeli, signed the deal on Tuesday in the case, which alleged they hid tens of millions of shekels in earnings…

LOUIS ROEDERER ET NICOLAS II

Lorsque Louis Roederer hérite de la maison Roederer en 1833, son intention est de développer davantage les ventes vers la Russie. La Cour Impériale et le Tsar, lui-même, sont devenus de grands amateurs de Champagne. Chaque année, Alexandre II, Tsar de toutes les Russies, entre 1855 et 1881, commande 60% de la production de la…

A LITTLE BLACK HUMAN IN FASHION

A by-the-numbers look at the proportion of black people in the industry’s ranks. Fashion an industry keen to promote its own diversity, often in a self-congratulatory way is also taking a fresh look at just how welcoming it is to the black community and how it can do better. But for all of those efforts over…

CHANEL AT THE CENTER OF RIOTS

Stores across the borough including Chanel in Soho and Coach in Midtown were targeted by unruly protesters in the fourth night of demonstrations over the death of Floyd. The police kept an eye on the Chanel Boutique, Probably Afro-Americans with no taste. Surprisingly, the boutique Vuitton has not been affected by riots, probably because the…

TIFFANY ANNUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING

A woman walks at Tiffany & Co. and designer boutiques of Manhattan and Paris are feeling the chill of a Chinese economic slowdown that has hammered automakers and other industries. That is jolting brands such as Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co that increasingly rely on Chinese customers who spend $90 billion a year on…

L’INSTITUT DE LA MOCHE

La France possède une chapelle « sex-teen »comme une académie de la littérature posthume, une Chambre Syndicale qui a voulu ces dernières années changer de nom, mais qui n’a pas changé de substance, et qui est restée nocive pour la profession. Engendrée post-mortem au grand Jacques, un Grumler de haute naissance, un génie des «…

JE VOUS JURE J’AI LA GAULE

Voici la petite histoire d’une grande cuisine de quartier. C’est l’époque d’un Paris qui n’avait pas encore subi les travaux du baron Haussmann. Et dans la rue du Louvre, il y avait une petite rue, qui croise la rue Saint-Honoré là où autrefois les fondations de Philippe Auguste existaient encore, qui se nommait rue des…

CHLOÉ FASHION PETITION

Chloé Signs Petition to Overhaul Fashion Calendar. “While it boasts an impressive list of signatories, the petition was for a more sensible and sustainable fashion calendar spearheaded by Dries Van Noten did not manage to rope in any brand from Europe’s three big luxury groups until now. We has learned that Chloé chief executive officer…

ALBER SAID THANK YOU

The former Lanvin designer, now in the throes of getting his Richemont-backed start-up AZ Fashion up and running, lauded those on health-care’s front lines for “coming to work day after day with so much courage and passion, to help, to take care of us, to be there when we really really need you. You’re the…

PARIS RETURN EMPIRE OF SHOPPING

The first, post-coronavirus shopping day in the French capital got off to a bumpy start on Monday, but by mid-afternoon a number of streets  and some stores, too  were buzzing with activity. Tension had run high in the days leading up to France’s first opening day on Monday. People would be allowed to move around…

MAUREEN CHIQUET A GOLDEN GOOSE

Former Chanel global chief executive officer Maureen Chiquet will be named president of Golden Goose next month, signaling the brand’s intention to further develop its U.S. market. The appointment is expected to be finalized after the closing of the sale of the Italian brand to Permira, expected on June 10. Chiquet succeeds Patrizio di Marco, who…