As its new creative director of ready-to-wear, Rochas has selected Italian designer Alessandro Vigilante. Under Alessandro Michele, he worked also for Dolce and Gabbana, Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini, and Gucci.

He was a known commodity to Interparfums SA, the parent company of Rochas and Philippe Bénacin, the chairman and chief executive officer, revealed in an exclusive interview that Vigilante quietly started working for Rochas in May, contributing to its spring 2024 collection.

During Paris Fashion Week in February, he will unveil his first official collection for Fall 2024. A return to the runway is planned for September 2024 in a presentation format, according the group.

According to Vigilante, the brand was immediately understood by Vigilante, which will create a new identity while building on its codes of elegance, audacity, femininity, and sophistication. We will stay Vigilante.

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Luxury brands now use almost every corner of Los Angeles for their runways, from Chanel at Paramount Studios to Burberry at the Griffith Observatory, Saint Laurent on the beach in Malibu to Gucci on Hollywood Boulevard. However, one truly iconic spot remained.

It’s like our Eiffel Tower an L.A. native said of seeing the 100-year-old Hollywood sign used as the backdrop for the fall 2024 Balenciaga show Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles.

Demna’s latest extravaganza was held on Windsor Street, which offers perhaps the best view of the landmark in the city. It was quite a culture shock to see the old monied neighborhood of Windsor Square, home to Gettys, Chandlers and the L.A. mayor’s residence, stormed by the all-black-clad, Spandex bodysuit-boot wearing, grill-sporting, avant-garde fashion set.

As Nicole Kidman deadpanned, posing in a knockout off-shoulder tweed couture coat dress that made her the day’s best dressed, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, François-Henri Pinault, Salma Hayek, and newly minted brand ambassador Nicole Kidman attended her first Balenciaga show on the street. Continue reading


It is not easy to forget that Celine canceled her spring 2024 show after a teenager was killed by police in Paris.

Hedi Slimane, Celine’s artistic director and image director, returned to the venue “La Gaité Lyrique” the same month to film his models in tight leather pants and sparkly shirts or jackets as if they were rock stars of yore storming through a golden corridor.

Featuring ballet dancer Laurids Seidel leaping up a storm at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, as well as a caped figure rotating atop Le Grand Rex cinema and concert venue in Paris, rebranded with Celine logos.

With black suits, white shirts, and skinny ties Slimane pioneered at Dior Homme earlier in his career, the collection felt like the greatest hits of one of the most influential menswear designers of the new millennium.

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Fashionphile’s “master” authenticators undergo more than 8,000 hours of rigorous training to weed out designer fakes at the luxe online marketplace. Name of school The RealReal

For example, trainees learn quickly to spot an error in the date format on a Louis Vuitton bag or the metal alloy makeup of a Cartier watch.

A $25k Hermès Birkin bag smells good, and its Barenia leather feels good, but the retailer’s first round of checks is conducted by artificial intelligence, which is trained on 30 million images to detect nearly imperceptible differences in stitching and hardware placement.

Additionally, an algorithm calculates a product’s risk based on everything from the consignor’s selling history to its popularity on the black market. But counterfeiting is making progress every day, who will win this race for cheap luxury?


Amandine Ohayon has been appointed CEO of Stella McCartney. She will be based in London and will replace Gabriele Maggio, who joined the company four years ago and will leave next month to pursue other opportunities, according to an anonymous source he will join the LVMH group.

Amandine was most recently CEO of Pronovias and has spent much of her career in the beauty industry, working with brands such as YSL Beauty and Armani Beauty.

In her new role at Stella McCartney, she will help elevate the house and accelerate its development based on its long-standing commitment to sustainable fashion, with a very corporate message.

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Mansvelt succeeds Antoine Arnault, Bernard Arnault’s eldest son, who has held the position since 2012 and will now remain as Chairman of Berluti, Chairman of Loro Piana, and in charge of Image and Environment for LVMH.
Arnault said: “I am very happy and quite emotional to welcome Jean-Marc as the new CEO of Berluti, building on the values of elegance, audacity and unique “savoir-faire”.

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Dior’s Carousel of Dreams at Saks marks the retailer’s first exclusive collaboration with a luxury fashion house for its annual holiday initiative. The largest acquisition in Saks history took 10 months of planning by 100 artisans and involved designing and manufacturing objects in Italy for the Saks building and flying them to New York, hello eco planet.

Saks’ annual holiday celebration, which begins with its magnificent light show on Fifth Avenue, is one of the most anticipated, spectacular and enchanting in the world.

Marc Metrick, CEO of Saks, and Delphine Arnault, president and CEO of Dior, were introduced Monday evening at the unveiling in front of the flagship product.


Earlier this week, Meta and Christian Louboutin filed a lawsuit against a Mexican individual accused of running a counterfeiting operation.

On Thursday, Meta and Louboutin filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of California alleging Cesar Octavio Guerrero Alejo violated Meta’s terms of service and Instagram’s terms of use and infringed Christian Louboutin’s intellectual property rights by using Facebook and Instagram accounts to promote counterfeit Christian Louboutin products.

In violation of Meta’s terms, Cesar Octavio Guerrero Alejo has operated an online business trafficking in counterfeit goods, including fake Louboutin-branded shoes, handbags, and accessories, starting in June 2020 and continuing until May 2023.

According to the lawsuit, Alejo created and maintained at least 44 Facebook user accounts from May 3, 2010, to Jan. 11, 2023, as well as 32 Instagram accounts from Oct. 15, 2015, to Dec. 28, 2022. Continue reading


The reality TV star turned into a businesswoman has been selected in GQ magazine’s prestigious “Tycoon of the Year” category.