Sales rebound in fourth quarter after a tough year for French luxury giant
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Monday 07 March 2011
From Dior to Hermès, the Paris fashion scene is feeling the pressure of big business
Saturday 05 March 2011
It was something like business as usual for Christian Dior yesterday as the autumn/winter 2011 show went ahead after the dismissal earlier this week of creative director John Galliano.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Hermes, the French luxury goods label, yesterday became the latest top-end retailer to publish results suggesting this segment of the market is immune to economic fears.
Friday 25 February 2011
Fashion house Christian Dior SA suspended creative director John Galliano today after he was detained and accused of an anti-Semitic insult, in a bombshell development days before Paris catwalks heat up for fashion week.
Monday 07 February 2011
A strange sense of architectural déjà vu has gripped the French capital. Parisians, who in their day loathed the Eiffel Tower, the Pompidou Centre and the Louvre Pyramid, are campaigning once again to defeat a revolutionary new building.
Saturday 05 February 2011
LVMH, the luxury goods group, revealed sales broke through the €20bn (£17bn) barrier for the first time last year, as its chairman defiantly said it had no intention to sell its controversial stake in rival Hermès.
Saturday 29 January 2011
Talks of a takeover are ruffling family feathers at the classic fashion house, Hermès. Susannah Frankel on a battle for the grandest label of them all
Thursday 23 December 2010
LVMH, the luxury goods group, has upped its stake in its smaller rival Hermès to more than 20 per cent, reigniting speculation it could be plotting a takeover.
Sunday 05 December 2010
The 60 family shareholders of Hermès, the luxury-goods group famous for its silk scarves and leather bags, spent Friday working on a defence against any future takeover bid by rival LVMH.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Carrying the 4 flag of the host country, and their title sponsors, Emirates Team New Zealand won the final of the Louis Vuitton Trophy series in Dubai when they beat the America’s Cup holders, BMW Oracle, 2-0.
Tuesday 09 November 2010
An exhibition of drawings by the fashion illustrator who realised Christian Dior’s designs in pen and ink opens at London’s Somerset House tomorrow.
Monday 25 October 2010
LVMH, the conglomerate behind Louis Vuitton, Dom Pérignon and Tag Heuer, has made a dramatic swoop on its French rival, Hermès.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Christian Dior's 'New Look' inspires the nostalgia-fest of the autumn season. An hourglass silhouette is unashamedly feminine and even more romantic. Adding 1950s-inspired accessories to match ensures an effect that is just as picture-perfect as the original...
Monday 18 October 2010
Friday 15 October 2010
Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) confirmed the luxury goods industry's stronger-than-expected rebound yesterday as it posted a 14 per cent rise in underlying third-quarter sales, driven by the solid recovery of its fashion, wines and champagne businesses.
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