LVMH are being very, very nice to Celine and Hedi Slimane. The group just handed over the former Dior Homme boutique on high-traffic corner of Paris' rue François 1er and rue Marignan to Celine for a new store.
A standout performance by LVMH’s fashion and leather goods business boosted third-quarter sales growth, it said on Tuesday, offering an encouraging sign for a luxury goods sector gripped by fears of a slowdown in China.
After 30 days of shows that began on the Bund in Shanghai with Tommy Hilfiger and ended in Paris in the Louvre with Louis Vuitton, we rate the 12 most beautiful and influential shows of the international season.
Looks like Nicolas Ghesquière may, finally, be about to open his own fashion label. Though perhaps not next season. This weekend on French TV, he suggested creating his own brand was “much closer to reality.”
Hedi Slimane presented his first show for Celine on October 1st. Both praised and harshly criticised, the designer chose to respond to his critics with a statement broadcast on TMC's "5 minutes de mode".