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Milan Fashion Week: Why D&G Needs to Act Now to Restore Trust with Chinese Consumers

February 27, 2019


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    Menswear Designer Kim Jones on What’s Different about Dior

    “We chose Japan firstly because I love Japan, but also because I was looking at the history of the house and Christian Dior has always been interested in Japanese culture and referenced it a lot in his collections, so I want to respect what he liked,” said Jones when we met on the eve of the show late last year. Read more on South China Morning Post

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    At Lanvin, Trying to Recreate Desire

    That is a lot of pressure but 10 days before the debut, sitting in Lanvin’s light-filled showroom, Mr. Sialelli allowed that his youth, his obscurity and the recent downward trajectory of the brand might ultimately work to the house’s advantage. In any case, he personally has nothing to lose and everything to gain. Read more on The New York Times

  • 3

    The Most Popular Porsche is Going Electric

    The German luxury carmaker said Tuesday that it will release an electric version of the Macan SUV, its most popular model, in the next few years. Production of the "fully electric" Macan is set to start "early in the next decade," Porsche said in a statement. It will be manufactured at the company's existing plant for the Macan in Leipzig, Germany. Read more on CNN

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    Harrods Looks to Further Connect Online, Offline Experience with Farfetch

    As part of the new deal, Harrods will launch a new Web site in 2020 that will be powered by Farfetch Black & White Solutions, the company’s white label offering. With this partnership, Harrods is hoping to more thoroughly translate its level of in-store to its global digital audience. Read more on Luxury Daily

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    China's Online Fashion Company Mogu Reports 20.3 pct Revenue Growth

    Gross merchandise value (GMV) of Mogu for the 12-month period ending Dec. 31 increased 21.5 percent year over year, primarily driven by strong growth in the live video broadcast business, according to Chen Qi, chairman and CEO of Mogu. "Live video broadcast allows us to gather data on current fashion trends and ... to create a more efficient fashion industry value chain," Chen said. Read more on Global Times