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Orelia & Joe is debut men's line for jewellery brand
UK jewellery brand Orelia has launched a spring/summer 2023 men’s collection under the new Orelia & Joe banner.
Ukrainian brands Bevza and Di Stavnitser showcase elegance and resilience in Paris
Resilience and adapting to a bleak backdrop mark the Ukrainian mindset and its fashion collections. FashionNetwork.com discuss business in times of war with firm Bevza and the newly launched brand Di Stavnitser.
Hong Kong loses lustre as retail units go vacant and big brands look to China
Hong Kong is losing its lustre as high-end retail properties go vacant and famous foreign brands reduce exposure to the city in favour of opening new outlets in mainland China.
Recession-proof rich to help Harrods prosper, boss calls for tax-free shopping reinstatement
An upbeat Harrods’ boss Michael Ward said in an interview that he’s confident the luxury department store would continue to prosper in an economic downturn because “the rich get richer in a recession”.
Swarovski closes 2022 with double-digit sales growth
Swarovski Crystal Business, the crystal division of the Austrian group, recorded its strongest growth in seven years in 2022 with a 10% increase in turnover to 1.83 billion euros.
Lila Moss, Hero Fiennes Tiffin join David Yurman ambassador line-up
An English model, an English actor, an American actor and singer and an American country & western star have been unveiled as the latest brand ambassadors for the David Yurman jewellery brand.
Consumers cut clothing spend in February, but jewellery, beauty get Valentine's boost
UK consumer and retail spend last month was OK, but not brilliant as Valentine's Day provided support for the jewellery and beauty categories, but non-essentials (especially clothing) were largely off the priority list.
Germanier: Paris Fashion Week's most exciting new talent
Kevin Germanier is a Swiss with an Irish name who happens to be bursting with talent. As his zany, surrealist yet also commercial collection shown Monday in Christie’s Paris auction house fully displayed.
Louis Vuitton: Edgy urban luxury in the Musée d’Orsay
How to survive with style in the urban jungle was the overriding image of the latest collection by Nicolas Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton staged Monday lunchtime in Paris.
Tiffany & Co. hires Moda Operandi co-founder
Lauren Santo Domingo joins the American jeweller as creative director of Tiffany&Co. Home and Accessories.
Pure, modern, colourful: Pierre Cardin is back on official Parisian calendar
Two years after the death of its eponymous founder, Pierre Cardin made its return to Paris Fashion Week on Sunday evening, 30 years after dropping out of the event’s official calendar.
Boodle & Dunthorne sees post-pandemic rebound
Jeweller Boodle & Dunthorne’s results for the year to February 2022 showed the company bouncing back from the pandemic. It said that after stores reopened, “trading from that date for the year was very strong indeed”.
Valentino: Black-tie magic
Only Pierpaolo Piccioli could link Valentino Garavani with Johnny Rotten and combine them into a great fashion collection and show. Taking the idea of black-tie and using it to re-imagine a whole sense of style.
From spray-on dresses to robots, Coperni continues to showcase innovation
Faced with the challenge of outdoing the success of Bella Hadid's spray-on look, the brand led by Sébastien Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant created a dialogue between models and robotic wolves inspired by Jean de La Fontaine.
From Cali to Paris, Colombian designer Johanna Ortiz shows at Paris Fashion Week
The Colombian luxury brand unveiled its "effortless" designs distinguished by their unique prints that have already won over leading luxury e-commerce retailers in Paris, at a show held at the Palais Garnier.
Akris: 70s style celebrates Albert’s fashion baptism
That’s two down and one to go at Akris 100 Years, with Act II staged inside a giant north Paris art gallery, a homage to the brand’s origins and to Switzerland, as a source of exceptional fabrics.