Extraordinary Voyages: Native Hawaiian designers partner with luxury fashion brand Valentino

Extraordinary Voyages: Native Hawaiian designers partner with luxury fashion brand Valentino

Posted: Jul 28, 2021 / 11:41 AM HST / Updated: Jul 28, 2021 / 11:43 AM HST HONOLULU (KHON2) — Three Native Hawaiian designers are partnering with luxury fashion brand Valentino to create a special textile pattern that will be incorporated with REDValentino’s ready-to-wear collection. The collection, designed by Kēhaulani Nielson, Manaola Yap and Kini Zamora, will debut … Read more

Searches for “Replicas” May Be Down, but Fashion and Luxury Brands Are Still Being Targeted

Searches for "Replicas" May Be Down, but Fashion and Luxury Brands Are Still Being Targeted

Early this year, Bulgari SpA discovered that the domain bulgarireplica.it – which was registered by an unaffiliated individual named Gaetano Pierro – was being used to host a website offering up identical copies of some of its famed designs. Having identified the counterfeit-selling operation, counsel for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned Bulgari initiated a domain … Read more

Luxury fashion brands Gucci, Chanel, Hermes release high-jewellery watches that break the mould

Luxury fashion brands Gucci, Chanel, Hermes release high-jewellery watches that break the mould

Chanel electrifiesNot one to rest on its laurels, Chanel has laid aside its traditional monotone palette to present a capsule collection plugging into the vibe of “electro” culture.The Premiere Electro sports neon leather in seven colours interwoven with the signature chain strap.  As the brand explains it: “In the 1990s, this music genre offered a … Read more

Fashion Brands in Amazon Luxury Stores

Fashion Brands in Amazon Luxury Stores

Amazon continues its strides toward fashion victory with the announcement that its Luxury Stores are adding even more emerging and established brands to the roster this week. The campaign accompanying the news is attention-worthy, too, starring Paloma Elsesser, Georgia May Jagger, and Luka Sabbat, and with Tyler Mitchell shooting and directing. The first-name-only talent trio … Read more

Italian luxury fashion brand Zegna to go public in $3.2 billion SPAC deal – FT

Italian luxury fashion brand Zegna to go public in $3.2 billion SPAC deal - FT

Plywood covers the windows of an Ermenegildo Zegna store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. October 13, 2020. Chicago police have warned local retailers to prepare for possible protests around Election Day. Picture taken October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Moe Zoyari/File Photo(Reuters) – Italian luxury fashion group Ermenegildo Zegna has agreed to go public by combining with a special-purpose … Read more

Zia Rahman – A young Fashion Entrepreneur reimagining luxury streetwear in India

Zia Rahman – A young Fashion Entrepreneur reimagining luxury streetwear in India

Luxury Streetwear is the new cool! Hate it, love it, but you cannot ignore it. The forever-changing world of fashion is hit by this trend and Indian designers are taking the fashion world by storm. GenZs are following the trend and it is emerging to be one of the fasting growing fashion segments in that … Read more

IBM and Arianee Join Forces to Provide Luxury and Fashion Brands with NFTs

IBM and Arianee Join Forces to Provide Luxury and Fashion Brands with NFTs

IBM and Arianee, a leading NFT platform for luxury and fashion industries, announce their collaboration today to provide digital passports for collectible and valuable goods, enriched with blockchain-based provenance. IBM will also join the Arianee Project association as a member to contribute to shaping the future of Arianee protocole together with the other members. Founded … Read more

[Feature] The love of luxury fashion brands for art is a hot topic in the city

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The outer wall of Gucci’s Gaok made in collaboration with Korean artist Park Sunmo. (Gucci Korea) When Gucci’s Gaok, the flagship store of Korea’s second luxury fashion brand, opened in Hannam-dong in late May, the store became a hot topic not only in its luxurious lineup, but also in the luxurious Seoul building itself. The … Read more

Luxury Brands Are Embracing Circular Fashion

Luxury Brands Are Embracing Circular Fashion

1. A floral maxi debuts on Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2017 runway2. The dress is purchased at an Alexander McQueen store3. … and is loved for years4. The dress is later returned to Alexander McQueen in exchange for store credit5. The authenticated dress is resold on Vestiaire Collective’s Brand Approved page6. A new dress from Alexander … Read more

Luxury Fashion Store, Elevate Concept Launches Their Own Apparel And Jewelry Brand, Elevate Concept Club

Luxury Fashion Store, Elevate Concept Launches Their Own Apparel And Jewelry Brand, Elevate Concept Club

Online luxury store, Elevate Concept recently announced the creation of its own apparel, jewelry, and accessory brand, ‘Elevate Concept Club.’ The brand was created following the partnership between high-end jewelry brand, ‘Etoile Filante,’ and the success of the Elevate Concept Store’s limited products. Elevate Concept offers some of the rarest and most unique items available … Read more

What Plus Size Shoppers Want From Luxury Fashion Brands

What Plus Size Shoppers Want From Luxury Fashion Brands

Plus-size model Lynley Eilers agrees: “We want access to clothing, like everyone else; access to experiences, like everyone else,” she says. “It’s plain and simple: fat women want what everyone else has — we just want it in our size!” Unfortunately, according to her, fatphobia, as it stands today, is too deeply embedded into society — … Read more

Irish fashion boutiques in a pandemic: Nicki Hoyne on running a luxury fashion brand online

Irish fashion boutiques in a pandemic: Nicki Hoyne on running a luxury fashion brand online

In the second of a three-part series looking at Irish fashion boutique owners and the impact of the pandemic, we chat with Nicki Hoyne about launching a new collection in the midst of such global chaos. Running a business is no easy feat, whatever the circumstances. From finances to staffing to rent, there’s a lot … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

by: Bobby Oler, Mike Ewing Posted: Jun 19, 2021 / 06:58 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 19, 2021 / 06:59 PM EDT Courtesy, Balenciaga (NewsNation) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled its vision of the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stilettos and knee-high boots. The latest designs by Demna Gvasalia debuted on Sunday … Read more

Fashion lovers take ‘baby steps’ to normality as luxury brands return to the ramp in Milan

Fashion lovers take 'baby steps' to normality as luxury brands return to the ramp in Milan

MILAN: Lights, camera, real live audiences – Milan fashion welcomes back actual people to its shows Friday, a sign the industry is ready to start turning the page on virtual formats adopted during the pandemic. The numbers are still modest, with only Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Etro inviting an audience to their men’s Spring/Summer … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Luxury Brands Upcycling Archive Materials

Everything You Need To Know About Luxury Brands Upcycling Archive Materials

Evidently, after years of exalting the new, the latest thing in luxury fashion is embracing the old. Chloé artistic director Gabriela Hearst’s new-look Edith bags are made from 50 vintage Ediths that were upcycled and refreshed with surplus AW21 fabrics; Virgil Abloh’s spring/summer 2021 LV Trainers for Louis Vuitton men’s, made from upcycled leather from … Read more

Why are luxury brands upcycling their archive materials?

Why are luxury brands upcycling their archive materials?

Evidently, after years of exalting the new, the latest thing in luxury fashion is embracing the old. Chloé artistic director Gabriela Hearst’s new-look Edith bags are made from 50 vintage Ediths that were upcycled and refreshed with surplus AW21 fabrics; Virgil Abloh’s SS21 LV Trainers for Louis Vuitton men’s, made from upcycled leather from prior … Read more

What Does an Impending Increase in Senior Spending Mean for Youth-Obsessed Fashion and Luxury Brands?

What Does an Impending Increase in Senior Spending Mean for Youth-Obsessed Fashion and Luxury Brands?

Luxury brands might be leaving even more money on the table than was previously expected by failing to cater to consumers over the age of 55. According to 2019 research from the International Longevity Centre (“ILC”), the fashion and beauty industries’ well-established unwillingness to target older consumers, particularly women, was projected to cost them nearly $15 billion … Read more

NBA star James Harden takes stake, board seat in luxury retailer Saks

NBA star James Harden takes stake, board seat in luxury retailer Saks

James Harden #13 of the Brooklyn Nets handles the ball against the Boston Celtics in Game One of the First Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center at Barclays Center on May 22, 2021 in New York City.Steven Ryan | Getty ImagesNBA superstar James Harden is a new investor in luxury retailer Saks, … Read more

Fosun Fashion Group to Acquire Luxury Footwear Brand Sergio Rossi – Sourcing Journal

Fosun Fashion Group announced plans to acquire Sergio Rossi from Investindustrial

Shanghai-based Fosun Fashion Group (FFG) has entered into an agreement to completely acquire Sergio Rossi, it announced Thursday. The Fosun International associate will buy the Italian footwear brand from Absolute Luxury Holding, an independently managed investment subsidiary of Investindustrial. Since its founding in 2017, FFG has acquired majority ownership of several luxury brands, including the… … Read more

Luxury Labels Take Brand Extension Upscale | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

Luxury Labels Take Brand Extension Upscale | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

THE NEW LUXURY LIFESTYLE Ferrari will hold its first-ever runway show on Sunday at the automaker’s Maranello, Italy factoryThough cars make up the vast majority of sales, Ferrari sees its future as a luxury lifestyle brandThe automaker’s owner, Exor, has built a portfolio of luxury fashion brands and is reportedly considering a tie-up with Armani … Read more

Ferrari to drop its own fashion collection in hopes to expand brand’s luxury lifestyle quotient, Retail News, ET Retail

Ferrari to drop its own fashion collection in hopes to expand brand's luxury lifestyle quotient, Retail News, ET Retail

MARANELLO, ITALY: Talk about fast fashion. Ferrari is racing through the gears to bring its Prancing Horse brand to the catwalk and fine dining in an attempt to woo wealthy customers beyond its faithful fans.The Italian company renowned for its Formula One racing team and high-powered sports cars adorned with the Cavallino Rampante logo is … Read more

Amazon Luxury Designer Sale – Amazon Fashion Sale

Amazon Luxury Designer Sale - Amazon Fashion Sale

Christian VierigGetty Images The Luxury Stores at Amazon—its impeccably curated, ultra-luxe area with a rotating edit of established and emerging designers—surprised us with a sale earlier this week. The mix includes some labels that you rarely see marked down (like Mark Cross and La Perla), playful picks that would slot perfectly into this summer’s party … Read more

What Luxury Brands Can Learn From Bicester Village’s Secondhand Success

What Luxury Brands Can Learn From Bicester Village’s Secondhand Success

Luxury re-sale from Worn at Bicester Village Nic Ford Bicester Village has had no reason to change the way it operates for decades. As an outdoor designer outlet just a short train ride from the centre of London, it’s been a major shopping destination for Brits and tourists alike since 1995. In fact, as the … Read more

Parisian fashion and couture come to India with launch of luxury eyewear brand Numi Paris

Parisian fashion and couture come to India with launch of luxury eyewear brand Numi Paris

Paris brings Numi Paris eyewear, trendsetting designs crafted in Paris, to its consumers in India, with a vision to grow beyond barriers of conventional ideas of luxury. Rising Star Awards 2021 Entry Deadline – Friday, June 11, 2021 – ENTER NOW Getting closer to Parisian fashion and couture is no longer a dream with Numi … Read more

10 Luxury Brands With Capsules for Pride Month 2021

10 Luxury Brands With Capsules for Pride Month 2021

Michael Kors Pride capsule. From the Stonewall riots to today’s non-binary awareness movement, the concept of Pride continues to make waves, earning increasingly visible support and allyship from citizens and brands around the world. The resilience of the LGBTQIA+ community shines ever brighter, despite the danger and hardship faced in the past and present, and … Read more

2 luxury fashion brands team up to make look everyone has feelings about

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The newest line of Crocs is poised to change the game in post-pandemic fashion.In collaboration with French fashion brand Balenciaga, “Croc Stilettos” were unveiled at a fashion show last Sunday, along with knee-high rainboots, according to Complex. The new kicks come in various colors and continue to remain as the “world’s most comfortable shoes.”These new … Read more

New luxury clothing brand launches with name of historic Oxford shoemakers

New luxury clothing brand launches with name of historic Oxford shoemakers

A bespoke luxury clothing brand launched in Woodstock last week taking its name from an Oxford business that became an institution. Duckers Style takes its name from Ducker & Son – a traditional shoe makers in Turl Street that traded for 118 years. Ducker & Son was founded by Edward Ducker in 1898. A limited … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

by: Bobby Oler, Mike Ewing Posted: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:39 PM CDT / Updated: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:39 PM CDT Courtesy, Balenciaga (NewsNation Now) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled its vision of the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stilettos and knee-high boots. The latest designs by Demna Gvasalia debuted on … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stiletto heels as the future of post-pandemic fashion

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Along: Bobby Orler, Mike Ewing Contributor: June 8, 2021 / 7:39 pm CDT / Has been updated: June 8, 2021 / 7:39 pm CDT Courtesy, Balenciaga (NewsNation Now) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga has announced the vision for the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stiletto and knee high boots. Demna Gvasalia’s latest design … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

by: Bobby Oler, Mike Ewing Posted: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:26 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:26 PM EDT Courtesy, Balenciaga (NewsNation Now) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled its vision of the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stilettos and knee-high boots. The latest designs by Demna Gvasalia debuted on … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

by: Bobby Oler, Mike Ewing Posted: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:36 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 8, 2021 / 07:36 PM EDT Courtesy, Balenciaga (NewsNation Now) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled its vision of the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stilettos and knee-high boots. The latest designs by Demna Gvasalia debuted on … Read more

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

Luxury brand debuts Crocs stilettos as the future of post-pandemic fashion

(NewsNation Now) — Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled its vision of the next big thing in post-pandemic fashion: Crocs stilettos and knee-high boots. The latest designs by Demna Gvasalia debuted on Sunday as part of Balenciaga’s spring 2022 collection, but there’s no word on how much they’ll cost yet. “Balenciaga’s Spring 22 presentation considers our … Read more

These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury

These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury

The apparel and lifestyle-products industries, in their traditional forms, are built on a foundation of opacity: Who made that T-shirt you’re wearing? How were the workers treated in the factory that produced your sneakers? What was the environmental toll of crafting the handbag you carry each day? The answers to these questions are often hard … Read more

‘Luxury’ British fashion brand Joseph opens at London’s O2

'Luxury' British fashion brand Joseph opens at London’s O2

Icon Outlet at The O2 has announced British contemporary design brand Joseph is the latest retailer to open a store. The store, which is Joseph’s only London outlet, occupies 1,427 sq ft on the upper level of Icon Outlet adding a new location to the brand’s 27 strong global portfolio. The store stocks Joseph’s collection … Read more

Why luxury brands are doubling down on Roblox – Glossy

Why luxury brands are doubling down on Roblox – Glossy

Gucci made a splash in May when a virtual Gucci bag sold in the video game ecosystem Roblox for $4,115, more than the tangible purse, which retails for $3,400. It’s easy to see why the luxury brand is doubling down on Roblox experiences.  Roblox’s vp of brand partnerships, Christina Wootton, told Glossy that Gucci launched … Read more

Luxury Designer Boxes & Shopping Bags Are Worth A Lot

Luxury Designer Boxes & Shopping Bags Are Worth A Lot

Shopping bags and shoeboxes from fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dior, and Chanel, also command top dollar on sites like eBay and Poshmark. Say you recently bought a pair of Sophie Turner’s slipper boots from Louis Vuitton, which cost $1,480, you could sell the box they came in for an average price of £74, … Read more

Chief Brand Officer New Key Role in Fashion and Luxury

Chief Brand Officer New Key Role in Fashion and Luxury

MILAN — While somewhat elusive to a casual observer, the role of chief brand officer is becoming increasingly relevant in the fashion and luxury industry.Case in point: Moncler on Tuesday said that Nike veteran Gino Fisanotti will be joining the company in the newly created position on June 7, reporting to chairman and chief executive … Read more

Luxury Fashion Brands Turn to Gaming to Attract New Buyers

Luxury Fashion Brands Turn to Gaming to Attract New Buyers

“The pandemic accelerated the mainstream visibility of these subcultures that are having a huge impact,” says Benoit Pagotto, one of three cofounders of RTFKT Studios, purveyors of virtual sneakers and NFT collectibles. Its recent virtual sneaker collaboration with Fewocious raised over $3 million.Some of the more adventurous luxury fashion brands are already experimenting with immersive … Read more

KSA Fashion Commission backs luxury designs with 100 Saudi Brands program

KSA Fashion Commission backs luxury designs with 100 Saudi Brands program

No adverse effects when receiving anesthesia and taking vaccines, says Saudi health official JEDDAH: There are no adverse effects receiving local or general anesthesia for recently vaccinated patients, including those who received vaccinations for the coronavirus, the Health Ministry’s spokesman said on Thursday. This came in response to a person’s query regarding the amount of time … Read more

Chief Brand Officer Is New Key Role in Fashion and Luxury – WWD

A look from the Moncler Grenoble fall '20 collection.

MILAN — While somewhat elusive to a casual observer, the role of chief brand officer is becoming increasingly relevant in the fashion and luxury industry. Case in point: Moncler on Tuesday said that Nike veteran Gino Fisanotti will be joining the company in the newly created position on June 7, reporting to chairman and chief executive … Read more

Chief Brand Officer New Key Role in Fashion and Luxury

Chief Brand Officer New Key Role in Fashion and Luxury

MILAN — While somewhat elusive to a casual observer, the role of chief brand officer is becoming increasingly relevant in the fashion and luxury industry.Case in point: Moncler on Tuesday said that Nike veteran Gino Fisanotti will be joining the company in the newly created position on June 7, reporting to chairman and chief executive … Read more

UK government to ask citizens if it should ban fur trade | Luxury goods sector

The public is being asked to weigh in on the fur trade, as the government considers a potential ban on sales across the UK.The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a call for evidence amid plans for tighter animal welfare standards following Brexit. The consultation will consider the social and economic … Read more

Risky Territory on the Horizon for European Luxury Companies

Risky Territory on the Horizon for European Luxury Companies

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been digitally enhanced.) Alexandra Lapp is seen wearing Hermes Kelly bag 28 in white, RIANI suit in beige, RIANI t-shirt in white, RIANI cashmere coat in beige, Rolex vintage Yachtmaster (Yacht-Master Yellow Gold 40 mm double dial) and Tiffany T Square bangle in rose-gold, white Hermes … Read more

Luxury Fashion Brands Turn to Gaming to Attract New Buyers

Luxury Fashion Brands Turn to Gaming to Attract New Buyers

“The pandemic accelerated the mainstream visibility of these subcultures that are having a huge impact,” says Benoit Pagotto, one of three cofounders of RTFKT Studios, purveyors of virtual sneakers and NFT collectibles. Its recent virtual sneaker collaboration with Fewocious raised over $3 million.Some of the more adventurous luxury fashion brands are already experimenting with immersive … Read more

Steven “Chance” Breter Finding Success With Luxury Clothing Brand Chance Paris & Managing Rising Model Sarah Kpossa

Steven “Chance” Breter Finding Success With Luxury Clothing Brand Chance Paris & Managing Rising Model Sarah Kpossa

Breaking through in the fashion world with an independent luxury clothing brand in Paris, France is much easier said than done. After all, Paris is very much the front line of both European and Global fashion, where standards and expectations are held equally high. This makes the success of French born entrepreneur Steven “Chance” Breter … Read more

From Luxury Stalwarts to Millennial Makeup Brands, How Companies Are Catering to Post-COVID Consumers

From Luxury Stalwarts to Millennial Makeup Brands, How Companies Are Catering to Post-COVID Consumers

One of the questions that has been looming since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the temporary shut-down of countless brick-and-mortar outposts, and brands rushed to cater to consumers by way of e-commerce operations is what retail will look like once lockdown rules fade and consumers are able to freely shop in brick-and-mortar stores again. To date, … Read more

As E-Commerce Continues to Rise, Online Platforms & Luxury Brands Take a New Collaborative Approach to Fighting Fakes

As E-Commerce Continues to Rise, Online Platforms & Luxury Brands Take a New Collaborative Approach to Fighting Fakes

Online retail has been increasing for the better part of a decade thanks to an enduring shift in consumer behavior, and this trend has been accelerated even more during the Covid-19 pandemic, with high street and luxury brands forced to close their doors to comply with strict government restrictions, and rely on digital sales in … Read more

Moana Luu Launches Luxury Creole Lifestyle brand ManLuu – WWD

Manluu

Essence alumni Moana Luu has launched ManLuu, a U.S.-based fashion and lifestyle brand showcasing interpretations of her Creole culture. “I created ManLuu as a contemporary expression of Creole heritage,” explained Luu, who also serves as the global chief content officer of Essence Ventures. “Every piece has been lovingly crafted to be enduring, beautiful and infinitely … Read more