Luxury puffer jacket maker Moncler committed on Thursday to making production sites carbon-neutral by 2021 and said it would start using certified recycled down, in a process requiring 70% less water than before.
French luxury group Kering confirmed a broad recovery in sales of high-end goods in the third quarter as Asian and U.S. demand helped revenues improve, though its star Gucci brand underperformed rivals.
The Italian label too has introduced the role of director in charge of diversity, equity and inclusion. Based in North America, the position has been entrusted to Malika Savell, formerly with French luxury group LVMH.
Hermès' comparable sales picked up in the third quarter, rising 7%, and the Birkin bag maker said this positive momentum had extended into October after a strong rebound in Asia and surging online revenues.
London destination store Browns is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a major campaign, a raft of exclusives, a webstore redesign and lots more activity to mark the influential store’s half-century.
After opening its first Paris store dedicated to beauty in 2019, Rei Kawakubo and Adrian Joffe’s established brand Dover Street Market is preparing to open a store in the French capital dedicated to emerging designers.
The family owners of Salvatore Ferragamo have held informal discussions with financial investors to sell a minority stake within their holding firm, as they seek a turnaround and to cope with the fallout of Covid-19.
Parisian brand Lanvin, owned by Chinese business Fosun, held its runway show in an ancient garden in Shanghai to reveal its Eastern-inspired spring/ summer 2021 collection which combined opulence and chic minimalism.