Yoox Net-a-Porter Merger Prods Luxury Brands To Sell Online. PARIS, France — The merger of the world's two biggest online fashion stores, Net-a-Porter and Yoox, sends a warning to luxury brands to embrace the Internet with more vim after years of resistance.
Top brands such as Prada and LVMH's Christian Dior still baulk at the idea of selling clothing online as well as through their plush boutiques. "Considering the level of sophistication and image of our ready-to-wear, we feel the shopping experience has to remain immaculate and in-store," says Stefano Cantino, head of marketing and commercial development at Prada. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe & Alexander McQueen. The Hidden Margot Tenenbaum Reference at Today’s Gucci Show. “I feel like a kid archaeologist who is looking for beautiful things in the sand,” said Alessandro Michele in a tweet from Gucci this morning.
Among the treasures Michele dug up for his men’s Spring 2017 show were everything from ancient deities to Donald Duck, though our favorite might be a riff on Scalamandré’s 1945 zebra wallpaper. Not ringing a bell yet? The print of running zebras and black arrows, designed by Flora and Franco Scalamandré for the Gino of Capri restaurant in New York City, famously covered the walls of Margot Tenenbaum’s bedroom in Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums. LOUIS VUITTON TO RELEASE ITS FIRST FRAGRANCES IN 70 YEARS. I Introducing Les Parfums Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton hasn’t released a single bottle of perfume in exactly seven decades, but today the house has revealed that this is a fact that’s about to change.
Starting September 1st, the maison will launch a collection of seven scents called Les Parfums Louis Vuitton. Luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo boosted by weaker pound. Celebrity-favourite footwear brand Jimmy Choo has posted rising profits and said it expects a weaker pound in the wake of Brexit to further boost revenues and profits.
The luxury shoes and accessories firm, popular with the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Sandra Bullock, said that because only 9.5 per cent of its global revenues are in pounds compared to a larger 28 per cent of operating costs, a weaker sterling ‘will lead to a reported upside in business performance at a revenue and profit level’. The comment came as Jimmy Choo posted a 43 per cent rise in operating profits for the six months to the end of June to £25.3million boosted by a weak pound, as well as growth in China and in its men's coillection.
Luxury appetite: Jimmy Choo said it saw ‘impressive’ growth in China, which has been a tough market for its competitors recently While being well-known for its skyscraper heels, Jimmy Choo's men’s line and handbags have also been doing well. Luxury Brands Focus On “Instagram Generation” Ultra Rich Customers. It’s a brave new world out there, though not the one Aldus Huxley envisioned.
Technology is all-pervading in more ways than we actually realize. While browsing the web you always come across headlines with celebs touting the latest and greatest.