John Lobb has unveiled a new store concept in Paris that feels as much an art gallery or gentleman’s club as a traditional shoe shop; part of a global expansion that includes openings in California and the Middle East.
The stock market is bullish, the economy is recovering, consumer confidence is growing: all indicators are positive, fuelling luxury purchases on a North American market that is highly dynamic and promising for labels.
Venice, with its Biennale exhibition, is the focus of a great deal of attention. Saint Laurent will show the summer 2022 menswear collection in the city on July 14, a day ahead of Valentino’s haute couture show.
Luxury Oslo department store Steen & Strøm has reopened after a €29.5m upgrade. The historic store has a new entrance on Norway’s busiest shopping street, a state-of-the-art beauty hall and upgraded architecture.
The luxury goods sector could shrug off the hit from the coronavirus crisis as early as this year as Chinese and U.S. shoppers help sales recover to pre-pandemic levels, consultancy Bain said on Monday.
The luxury brand confirmed the continuity of its financial strategy at its general meeting on Tuesday and announced changes in the legal status of Émile Hermès SARL in order to welcome new members of the Hermès family.