Will demand for It Bags make a return post pandemic?
Sales of handbags saw a sharp decline during the pandemic when stuck at home consumers found expensive bags to be a non-necessity. Despite surging numbers in the resale market for pre-owned luxury, the lifestyle changes brought on by Covid-19 dampened interest in this once booming category. As occasionwear slowly makes its way back to the winter...
Mar. 19, 2021
Hermès reimagines Victoria travel bag in mushroom "leather"
Hermès has found a “vegan leather” option that is not plastic. The famed luxury label is set to released a reworked version of its Victoria travel bag made from Sylvania materials that were created in partnership with MycoWorks’ Fine Mycelium, a patented cultivation process that uses fungi’s capacity to bind itself to other materials. “MycoWorks...
Mar. 12, 2021
Video: Hermès FW21 collection at PFW
In this video, French luxury fashion house Hermès has presented its FW21 collection at Paris Fashion Week (PFW).Watch the video below. Do you want to see more FW21 clothing collections? Click here to view theFashionUnited Marketplace. Video: Hermès via YouTube Photo credit: Hermès, Facebook
Mar. 11, 2021
Hermès posts 16 percent revenue growth in Q4
In 2020, the Hermès group’s consolidated revenue reached 6,389 million euros, a 6 percent decrease at constant exchange and 7 percent at current exchange rates. The company said, revenue returned to growth in the second half, with an acceleration in the 4th quarter of 16 percent. The revenue generated in the group’s stores in 2020 was down 2...
Feb. 19, 2021
Highlights: Paris fashion week mens FW21
Trendstop brings FashionUnited readers the top collections on show at the Fall Winter 2021-22 Paris Men’s Fashion Week. The Paris Fashion Week shows offered up a wealth of art culture influences as designers paid homage to artists they admired or collaborated with them on their projects. The rise of art references underlines the importance of...
Jan. 29, 2021
Video: Hermès fall/winter 2021 menswear collection
In this video, french fashion label Hermès has presented its FW21 menswear collection. The collection was made with the intention of committing to reconnect with the movement of the world and the use of lines and colours in the range are there to embody a source of energy.Watch the video below. Do you want to see more FW21 clothing collections?...
Jan. 26, 2021
Hermès reports positive sales momentum in Q3
After a second quarter marked by the health and economic crisis, Hermès said, sales in the third quarter increased 7 percent at constant exchange and 4 percent at current exchange rates driven by positive activity in the group’s stores, up 12 percent at constant exchange, momentum in Asia and an improvement in all other geographical areas. At...
Oct. 22, 2020
Ex-Hermes staff convicted for fake handbags
A Paris court on Thursday convicted 10 people, including seven former staff of French luxury house Hermes, for making and selling fake handbags under its coveted Birkin brand. They were handed sentences ranging from six months suspended jail to three years with one year suspended. The highest sentence went to a man considered to be a ringleader,...
Sep. 25, 2020
Hermès H1 turnover hit by store closures due to pandemic
The Hermès group’s consolidated revenue in the first half of 2020 amounted to 2,488 million euros (2,926.5 million dollars), down 24 percent at current exchange and 25 percent at constant exchange rates. The company said in a statement that sales in the second quarter were down 41 percent at current exchange and 42 percent at constant exchange...
Jul. 30, 2020
Delivery giant Hermes to create 10,500 new UK jobs as online shopping booms
Delivery giant Hermes is creating 10,500 new jobs in the UK and investing 100 million pounds to expand its capacity to meet huge demand as online shopping booms. The company is looking for 9,000 self-employed couriers and 1,500 full-time staff, some of which will work at the company’s head office in Yorkshire. Recruitment for the positions has...
Jul. 21, 2020
Video: Hermès SS21 menswear collection
Hermès menswear Spring/Summer 2021 collection presented July 5th, the weekend ahead of the official Paris fashion week men's is scheduled to begin. The video presented the collection designed by Véronique Nichanian in a live performance which showed the process of models being styled with pieces from the SS21 line. Source: Hermès, via YouTube
Jul. 7, 2020
Paris fashion week's digital debut begins
The first-ever online Paris fashion week clicks off Monday with the world of glitzy runway shows thrown into an existential crisis by the coronavirus. Paris haute couture and men's fashion weeks have been rolled into one, with labels making films to showcase their clothes instead of staging sometimes extravagant shows. The virus has not just...
Jul. 6, 2020