Is Hugo Boss leaving London's Bond Street ?
Hugo Boss may have pulled out all the stops at London Fashion Week, but behind the scenes, the German group may soon vacate its BOSS boutique on London luxury thoroughfare New Bond Street.
Marseille court unpacks Hermès handbag markups
A French court has aired its estimate of Hermès's margins on its top bags in a counterfeit goods ruling.
Kering lauds Brioni's turnaround despite struggles
The luxury giant published its annual results on 8 February, applauding a "turnaround" at Brioni. But Glitz.paris understands that the Roman tailor's situation remains precarious.
Dior seeks clean break from former eyewear manufacturer
The French fashion house has been at loggerheads for four years with Safilo, an Italian firm that manufactured and distributed the luxury brand's eyeglasses. Dior hopes mediation will draw a line under the affair.
Jacquemus finds its London home
Beyond its location within Selfridges, the French fashion label has signed a lease to open its first London store this year in one of the city's most upscale streets.
Leonardo da Vinci and the secrets behind LVMH's Milanese palazzi
Not content with its 2022 acquisition of the Casa degli Atellani, a 14th-century mansion in the heart of Milan that has links to Da Vinci, LVMH has quietly acquired a similar building next door.
Logistical Bermuda Triangle spirits away Sézane's profits
As Sézane expands in the United States, the French affordable luxury brand's growth has been hampered by logistical issues.
Jacquemus's frugal fabrics in the firing line
Despite the brand's commercial success and expansion plans, Jacquemus is lagging behind in its use of sustainable materials and opting instead for synthetics, low-quality leather and offshore production. Quality is suffering as a result.
Marni laments chronic underfunding
Brands belonging to OTB - such as Diesel, Maison Margiela and Jil Sander - are seeing their budgets steadily increase. The same is not true of Marni, however, creating resentment among its personnel.
Jeweller Damiani announces China expansion as work continues on Paris boutique
The Italian jeweller Damiani on 15 January announced that it would be opening two new shops in China, in Shanghai and in Sanya, on the tax-free island of Hainan.
Hermès compelled to upgrade terms for upcycling subsidiary Petit h's designers
Hermès's upcycling brand, Petit h, is shedding designers, frustrated by the distinctly unfavourable terms the label offers for their work. The company has launched a rethink of its compensation scheme.
Cartier in tug-of-war with Qatari royal family
The Qatari royal family's real estate holding company, which owns the Place Vendôme building that houses Cartier's Paris flagship, tried to raise the jeweller's rent massively.
French tax authorities on the scent of Ted Lapidus licence holder's offshore royalties
The Bogart Group holds several fragrance licences, including Ted Lapidus. Now French tax authorities have their eye on Bogart's Dutch subsidiary, which receives its fragrances' royalties.
Alessandro Michele's on-again, off-again Fendi rumours
Fresh rumours swirled at the Paris and Milan fashion weeks about where Alessandro Michele, Gucci's former artistic director, would land next.
LVMH's Champs-Elysées project rebuffed by historical preservation committee
The Commission du Vieux Paris, an urban planning advisory committee, has unanimously rejected the development project that Bernard Arnault's LVMH has devised for 150 Avenue des Champs-Élysées.