With immediate effect, Philippe Farnier has been appointed executive vice president international of Parfums Christian Dior. In an internal memo, parent company LVMH Mot Hennessy Louis Vuitton announced changes in its Perfumes and Cosmetics Division earlier this month. That included the nomination of Véronique Courtois taking the helm of Parfums Christian Dior.

He succeeds Bruno Angibeau, who served as international managing director of Parfums Christian Dior since 2011. He is leaving LVMH.

For now, Farnier will continue to be chief executive officer of Travel Retail LVMH Beauty, working closely with Stéphane Rinderknech, the newly appointed chairman and CEO of LVMH’s Beauty Division. The group is cleaning up after the changes in the group’s newspapers, now it is the perfumes and after certainly couture… It was time!


A statement will be released shortly regarding Jeremy Scott’s departure from Moschino after 10 years as creative director.

Massimo Ferretti, executive chairman of Moschino’s parent company Aeffe, said he was fortunate to work with the creative force that is Jeremy Scott. “I would like to thank him for his ten years of commitment to Franco Moschino’s legacy house and for ushering in a distinct and joyful vision that will forever be a part of Moschino history.” Continue reading


From Sarah Burton’s return to Alexander McQueen’s Savile Row roots to Chitose Abe’s pinstriped suits at Sacai to Louis Vuitton’s blanket-soft herringbone blazers and pants to Simone Rocha’s sublime sailor-inspired styles, tailoring was prominent throughout the show.

At Prada, Raf Simons called the idea “daily couture,” and the collection he designed with Miuccia Prada was full of it, with perfect black pants, army shirts and classic crewneck sweaters, as well as floral-decorated white skirts and volume-back military coats with origami flowers. Even Loewe elevated everyday leather shirtdresses, twisty knits, and trompe l’oeil dresses to must-haves.

A masterful mix of Space Age and modern age was showcased by Julien Dossena at Paco Rabanne with chainmail, chandelier crystals, and fringed tinsel. Despite the return to reality, runway fireworks were largely absent, except for Thom Browne’s epic staging of “The Little Prince.” The season’s dominant storyline was wearable clothes, but it wasn’t enough to re-focus attention on New York, according to the new chairman of the CFDA. It’s important to put on a show.


New Gucci advertising campaign celebrating Stanley Kubrick. I’ve always been charmed by cinema. For its power to tell stories that can probe human adventure and its drift,” begin Alessandro Michele’s notes on the new Exquisite Gucci campaign, which draws inspiration from a series of iconic films by the late, celebrated sculptor of genres, Stanley Kubrick. Continue reading


To make rhyme style and sustainability, it was the mission given this year by the Oscars to the guests of the prestigious ceremony. They were invited this March 12 to favor rental, reuse, upcycling, or natural materials to green the most scrutinized red carpet of the season.

As a result, the expected “green” wave didn’t break over the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, but a handful of guests worked to show the way towards a more planet-friendly ceremony.

Always on the lookout for Pantone’s “color of the year” at the Oscars, Eiseman pointed to Cara Delevingne’s “exuberant and beautifully worn” red Elie Saab gown.

Mr. Eiseman highlighted Cara Delevingne’s “exuberant and beautifully worn” red Elie Saab dress. Cara and her new one hundred percent silicon bust and tattoos, muse of luxury houses, but especially muse of the best payers.

It was for this 95th ceremony to turn to vintage dresses, already worn on other occasions, rented, or borrowed in the archives of major fashion houses, pure marketing in fact. And we forgot the blood diamonds.


After two strong years of luxury sales in Europe and the U.S., high-end demand remains strong.Mostly, freewheeling spending is driven by “how people feel, what they want” Consumers “don’t care and want to have a good time” even if their stock market portfolios decline after experiencing two terrible years caused by the pandemic.

The demand for new dresses, shoes, and handbags is outpacing jewelry purchases, which spiked due to gifting during the pandemic and continue to show strong results, he added.

In 2018, Louis Vuitton reported that it had 5 million Chinese consumers, representing .03 percent of the Chinese population. This underscores how thin the penetration of Chinese demand is.

With the return of shoppers from China, who can now travel more freely, luxury stores, including some that already have waiting lists and require appointments, could potentially get very crowded.

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Exuberance for bold accessories found new expressions. In addition to Balenciaga and Loewe’s large handbags, Alexander McQueen and Victoria Beckham’s boots have taken the concept of thigh-high boots to the extreme by merging them directly with pants.

The handbags Loewe presented on the runway were inspired by the brand’s archive from the 1970s, under the creative direction of Jonathan Anderson.Sneakers were the only category missing this season.

With dazzling pumps and sandals, studded knee-high boots and a flamenco-inspired capsule collection with Rossy de Palma, Christian Louboutin celebrated 30 years of its signature red soles.

Over the past week, flashy pieces, scaled-up proportions, and strong collaborations dominated the accessories scene in footwear, handbags, and jewelry. Continue reading


Last week, 28-year-old Abby Choi, a Hong Kong socialite and influencer, was found brutally murdered and dismembered.

Choi’s ex-husband Alex Kwong, his brother Anthony, and their father Kwong Kau are charged with her murder. Jenny Li, the mother of the Kwong brothers, has been charged with perverting the course of justice. On Monday, the Kowloon City Magistrates’ Court denied bail to all members of the Kwong family.

Police found Choi’s body parts and a pot of “human soup” filled with Choi’s remains at an apartment near Tai Po District’s Lung Mei Beach that the elder Kwong had begun renting a few weeks earlier, two days after Choi was reported missing.


Street style not from the extravagant, attention-seeking fashion species outside fashion shows, but from ordinary, arresting-looking people you might come across in your neighborhood just received a major stamp of approval from Bottega Veneta’s Matthieu Blazy, whose standing in the fashion landscape is on a meteoric trajectory. Continue reading


The nominations for the 2023 Oscars were announced yesterday, and the red carpet outfit predictions followed soon after. Consider turning heads in Stephane Rolland’s phenomenal gold gown that debuted on the haute couture runway yesterday in Paris.

The latter looked like frozen liquid gold midway through the show, spilling over the model’s shoulders and creating a glittering blistered lamé tent to protect her from the public. On her face and part of her torso was a tear-shaped cup, reminding everyone that she was both ethereal and earthy. She wore gold bracelets around her arms, like threads. As if she were a living sculpture, she was the manifestation of a god.

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Charles de Vilmorin will preside the 38th Hyères Festival, a young man that the French fashion industry is trying to make us swallow whole!

The Hyères editon 2023 is placed under the sign of the nonentity. This year’s competition for young creation has chosen to entrust the presidency of its various juries to three young names in fashion and photography ; for the fashion category, Charles de Vilmorin.

In Paris, it was announced on Wednesday evening, January 25th, at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. On this occasion, Jean-Pierre Blanc, the founder and general manager of the event, officially launched the 38th edition of the International Fashion and Photography Festival of Hyères, which will take place from October 12 to 15. He also announced the selected finalists and the jury members.

In addition to celebrating the centenary of the Villa Noailles, which hosts the event, a miracle is explained by the presence of most of the fashion actors who are opening their houses around St. Tropez for the summer.

Charles de Vilmorin, 26, has achieved a meteoric rise over the past three years and is probably the youngest designer to have been named to the famous competition’s fashion jury.

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