In Pictures: Louis Vuitton collaborates with six artists on Artycapucines Collection
For the third instalment of its artist partnerships, luxury design house Louis Vuitton has unveiled the new designs of its acclaimed Capucines bag made in collaboration with six contemporary artists. As part of the houses’ ongoing Artycapucines Collection, Louis Vuitton asked international artists, Gregor Hildebrandt, Donna Huanca, Huang Yuxing,...
Sep. 13, 2021
Luxury brands return to live show format at Paris Fashion Week
Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, Hermès, Balenciaga, Givenchy, Chloe and Rick Owens are just some of the brands returning to physical shows formats at Paris Fashion Week later this month. A total of 37 brands will host live shows with audiences during the womenswear ready-to-wear calendar from 27 September to 5 October. France’s fashion federation,...
Sep. 1, 2021
The luxury industry lost 70 billion dollars after China said it will adjust excessive income
China, long expected to be the world’s largest consumer of luxury goods, may have a different future after all. The country, which last year saw sales of luxury rise 48 percent to about 54 billion dollars, said it wants to adjust excessive incomes and see its national wealth more equally distributed. China currently has one of the world’s...
Aug. 27, 2021
Gucci is the most bought and sold luxury brand in 2021, according to TheRealReal
The RealReal, the world’s largest online marketplace for pre-owned luxury goods, said Gucci is the most bought and sold brand, according to its latest 2021 Luxury Resale Report. The report charts the current state of luxury resale, including the pandemic’s lasting impact on how people are buying and selling, based on the behaviors of The...
Aug. 27, 2021
Fashion's next big thing? The luxury pet market
With 88 million households in Europe owning a pet it is no wonder luxury brands are targeting the upper echelon of the market to sell high-end accessories and haute couture pet wear. Gucci, Prada, Versace, Missoni, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Hermes, most catwalk houses will allocate a small collection to man’s four-legged friend. Some even...
Aug. 3, 2021
Louis Vuitton is celebrating 200 years of its founder with a new video game, novel and Apple TV series
Louis Vuitton is celebrating 200 years of its founder with a new video game, novel and television series. Born in the small French town of Lons-le-Saunier on 4 August 1821, Vuitton moved to Paris where he officially founded the maison in 1854. The main character of the game is Vivienne, an LV mascot, who is on a quest to find 200 birthday...
Aug. 2, 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton presents its Wild at Heart Collection
In this video, French fashion house Louis Vuitton has presented its Wild at Heart collection. Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube
Jul. 27, 2021
Louis Vuitton severs ties with Kris Wu after police investigation
Louis Vuitton has severed ties with Kris Wu, a Chinese Canadian singer and actor who was allegedly outed as a sexual abuser on Weibo. Wu, who was under contract as a brand ambassador to the French luxury house since 2018, has been plagued with predatory behaviour which culminated in a police investigation that became public. Brands including...
Jul. 27, 2021
Fashion & leather goods segment drives strong sales and profit growth at LVMH
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 28.7 billion euros in the first half of 2021, up 56 percent compared to the same period in 2020. The company said in a statement that organic revenue growth was 53 percent compared to 2020 and 11 percent compared to 2019 reflecting accelerated growth in the second quarter, which saw organic...
Jul. 27, 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton releases Bravery High Jewellery collection
In this video, French fashion house Louis Vuitton has released its Bravery High Jewellery collection, worn by Swedish actress Alicia Vikander.Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Louis Vuitton, Facebook
Jul. 26, 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton creates light up speaker
In this video, French fashion house Louis Vuitton has created a light up speaker.Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Louis Vuitton, Facebook
Jul. 22, 2021
Virgil Abloh nods to early rave culture in Louis Vuitton SS22 show
Virgil Abloh presented his Spring/Summer 2022 menswear collection for Louis Vuitton on Thursday at Paris Fashion Week, a cinematic spectacle that touched on themes of rave culture, martial arts and gender. The collection was presented in a film called ‘Amen Break’ - a reference to a little-known drum riff from a song called ‘Amen, Brother’ by...
Jun. 25, 2021