After envisaging a major Parisian presence at 386 rue Saint-Honoré, where Dior inaugurated a pop-up store at the end of 2017, the luxury label will instead open a 900 m2 flagship at number 261 on the same street.
Net-A-Porter has revealed the names of the four brands that have joined the third season of its Vanguard programme for emerging designers as the company continues to position itself as an incubator for new talent.
On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel
French firm Heuritech, a specialist in brand and product desirability analysis in fashion using AI tools, is setting its sights on international markets and the beauty sector after raising fresh funds worth €4 million.
Marcella Wartenbergh is to become the new chief executive of Pepe Jeans Group, taking over from group founder and shareholder Carlos Ortega. She joins from PVH Corp, which owns Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.
LVMH has created a special new prize for young designers named after Karl Lagerfeld, whose own career was ignited by winning an award. The LVMH Prize's Special Prize will now be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize.