Fashion business boosts LVMH sales in Q3
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 30.3 billion euros in the first nine months of 2020, down 21 percent. On an organic basis, the company said in a statement, revenue declined 21 percent. The company added that revenue was down 7 percent in the third quarter to 12 billion euros on an organic basis, reflecting a marked...
16 Oct 2020
Dior Men collaborates with Ghanaian artist Amoako Boafo
For spring/summer 2021, Dior Men’s Kim Jones has created a collection aimed as a “celebration of identity, of power of creativity” as he pays homage to Ghanaian-born artist Amoako Boafo. The collaboration came about after a meeting at the Rubell Museum in Miami, where Jones describes it as “artistic love at first sight” in the show notes, which...
14 Jul 2020
Dior showcases fantasy and miniatures for haute couture
With Haute Couture Week going digital for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic, questions were being asked about whether luxury fashion houses could express the same magic as they do with a live catwalk showcase, well Dior invited the fashion world into a magical and cinematic world filled with mermaids, nymphs, and tree-people for...
6 Jul 2020
Video: Documentary inside Christian Dior's design process in 1949
Dior takes a look in the past to the 1949 documentary titled 'Haute Couture', directed by Henri A. Lavorel. In this video out of the fashion house's archive Christian Dior shares his world and inspirations during the Fall/Winter 1949 collection design procress. Source: Dior, via YouTube
28 Apr 2020
Behind the scenes at the "Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams' exhibition
For those who are looking for something to watch in the evening, on weekends or when it's convenient: Christian Dior has an hour 'behind the scenes' share of the "Designer of Dreams' exhibition in 2017. The documentary is French, but fortunately the subtitles can be switched on Youtube excellent. Source: Christian Dior via YouTube
15 Apr 2020
LVMH records strong sales and profit growth in 2019
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 53.7 billion euros (59.1 billion dollars) in 2019, up 15 percent, while the company’s organic revenue growth was 10 percent. LVMH said in a statement that Europe and the United States experienced good growth over the year, as did Asia, despite a difficult environment in Hong Kong in the second...
29 Jan 2020
Dior channels its inner greek goddess in feminist driven couture show
Dior staged arguably the most startling show in haute couture history Monday inside a temple to "The Female Divine", with stars including Uma Thurman and Sigourney Weaver filing into the belly of an enormous reclining mother goddess through her stylised vulva. The 75-metre long (250-foot) installation was created by the veteran American feminist...
21 Jan 2020
Christian Dior exhibit coming to McCord Museum
The designs of the original master of his namesake fashion house, Christian Dior himself, will be coming to the McCord Museum for a major exhibition. From June 11 to September 23, the exhibit will focus on Christian Dior's designs that helped revive the world of haute couture after World War II. The exhibit, produced by the Royal Ontario Museum,...
13 Jan 2020
Farfetch and Susan Caplan launch vintage Dior jewellery
Farfetch has launched a collection of archive Christian Dior jewellery in collaboration with boutique partner Susan Caplan, as part of its newly-launched Pre-Owned hub and its growing focus on sustainability. The 80-piece Dior archival jewellery collection, sourced by Susan Caplan, purveyors of the UK's largest selection of quality vintage...
1 Nov 2019
30 million people tune into Dior Shanghai fashion week show
The House of Dior brought a touch of Paris to Shanghai fashion week on Saturday, when it presented its SS20 collection, including 14 exclusive looks for the Chinese market. The set was a continuation of the landscape theme from the Paris show in September, where creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri worked with Coloco to create “a collective...
21 Oct 2019
LVMH records strong revenue growth in the first nine months
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded a 16 percent increase in revenue, to 38.4 billion euros (42 billion dollars) in the first nine months of 2019, while the company said in a statement that organic revenue grew 11 percent compared to the same period of 2018. In the third quarter, revenue was up 17 percent and organic revenue growth was 11...
10 Oct 2019
Maria Grazia Chiuri on evert stage of creating Dior Spring / Summer 2020
Dior Spring / Summer 2020 from inspiration, ideas, design, and creation of the pieces in the collection that showed in Paris Fashion Week. Dior's designer Maria Grazia Chiuri and other members of her team explain their role in each of the steps it takes to make a runway show. Source: Vogue, YouTube.
1 Oct 2019