London's V&A Museum is set to launch an exhibition devoted to handbags next year. Titled "Bags: Inside Out," the show is being billed as "the UK's most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the ultimate accessory.
Denim Première Vision seemed to shrug off the real and the economic chill as it returned to London this week with a busy show, an enlarged exhibitor list and a sustainability focus both for production and style trends.
The chief executive and top shareholder of Moncler played down speculation around a takeover by Gucci-owner Kering on Thursday, saying the two firms sometimes talked but that there was no deal in the works.
The U.S. threat of tariffs on French goods from handbags to Champagne proved just a glancing blow to giants like LVMH and Kering this week, as investors refused to give up their decade-long love affair with luxury goods.
The 18th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach may not start officially until Thursday, but the worlds of art and fashion are already descending on the Magic City for a week of exhibitions, installations and fashion shows.
With the brute strength of the French giant on the one hand and the high growth potential of the American jeweler on the other, LVMH's acquisition of Tiffany & Co. looks set to be a positive move for all concerned.