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Louis Vuitton opens new Brisbane flagship
French luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton opened on Friday its new Brisbane flagship store, located in the city's Queen Street Mall.
End of the online boom? Not for Millennials says ESW report
There's been a lot of talk post-pandemic about how e-tail growth has stalled and physical shopping has recovered. But many consumers remain heavily focused on e-commerce, and Millennials are most prominent among them.
Luxury activity exploded in 2022, pop-ups were key - report
Luxurynsight has released its annual Global Luxury Brand Analysis report and found an unsurprising double-digit rise in overall activity for fashion and leather goods last year as the world 'normalised post'-pandemic.
Giambattista Valli opens Harrods pop-up
Pop-ups are proving more popular than ever this year at many levels of the market, and luxury is no exception. The latest is at one of London’s top high-end department stores, Harrods.
UK Gen Z shoppers embrace VAT-free EU spending post-Brexit
The UK may have failed to offer the hoped-for Vat-free shopping for EU tourists post-Brexit, but British tourists are taking advantage of their ability to shop tax-free within the EU, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
Podcast: Sylvie Freund-Pickavance of Value Retail reveals secrets of luxury outlet village destinations
Sylvie Freund-Pickavance, head of Value Retail Group's global strategy, is the new guest of the LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork podcast series, telling Godfrey Deeny (in English) the secrets of luxury outlet villages.
LVMH Prize 2023 reveals names of nine finalists
LVMH Prize 2023 has revealed the names of the finalists in this year’s competition. And in a counterblast to the power of fashion schools, four of this year’s finalists are self-taught.
GfK UK consumer confidence rises again in March
UK consumer confidence rose for a second straight month in March following a dark period of consecutive declines going back to last autumn. Admittedly, it’s still in negative territory though.
Naomi Campbell is star of new Fendi Peekaboo bag campaign
Naomi Campbell is back as the face of the Fendi Peekaboo bag for its SS23 campaign, shot by British photographer David Sims.
Filippa K opens Amsterdam flagship
Filippa K has opened a store in Amsterdam, with the company saying its “serves as the latest chapter in the ongoing transformation, as Creative Director Liisa Kessler explores dualities within a single retail space”.
UK retail sales rise in February but values fail to match inflation
British retail sales volumes rose 1.2% in February compared to January, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed on Friday.
Gucci opens new store in Meatpacking District, reflecting a new design direction
The Italian luxury giant chose the vibrant artsy downtown Manhattan neighborhood for its latest retail space.
Christian Louboutin launches exclusive collection for Neiman Marcus with immersive installation
Neiman Marcus has partnered with Christian Louboutin to launch an exclusive collection of summer fashion and lifestyle products from newly added categories.
V&A releases details of and early tickets for first UK Coco Chanel exhibition
The V&A on Thursday released a limited number of tickets for the first UK exhibition dedicated to the work of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel. Called Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto, it opens In September.
Parfums Christian Dior names Philippe Farnier global executive vice-president
The LVMH luxury group has announced the appointment of Philippe Farnier to the position of global executive vice-president of Parfums Christian Dior.
Luxury bags are significantly more expensive in China than in Europe
While waiting for the Chinese to start traveling again, brands are betting on a rebound in domestic demand following the end of the anti-Covid measures, increasing their prices, reported a study by Retviews by Lectra.