High-end leather goods specialist Smythson has reported higher losses in the year to the end of March 2019 with the company saying that its materials costs rose and the trading environment in the UK was tough.
The luxury retailer has partnered with various men’s brands to celebrate the launch of menswear on 27 January. Key brands include Prada, Gucci, Loewe, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Saint Laurent and Balenciaga.
The film by the French director, an environmentalist and Academy Award winner for ‘March of the Penguins’, is the first in a trilogy dedicated to the Italian luxury label’s expertise and its care for the environment.
The luxury label owned by LVMH has doubled its leather goods production capacity in Tuscany with a new site in Radda in Chianti. The site, in which Celine invested over €20 million, is set to double its staff by 2021.
LVMH unveiled a major new plan on the environment Wednesday, guided by Antoine Arnault. Here, FashionNetwork.com discusses with Antoine all things LVMH, handling multiple jobs and his views on Greta Thunberg.
From new labels to store openings and marketing campaigns, the French luxury group continues to invest on all fronts, notably in its fashion business, whose sales boomed in H1 2019, driven by Dior and Louis Vuitton.
Luxury conglomerate LVMH has pushed back the final of its much-watched LVMH Prize to September, the first time the award ceremony will take place in autumn; on September 4 in Paris, inside the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.