Nicolas Ghesquière


LVMH Sales Up Despite Weakness in Asia

What happens when Christian Louboutin designs for Louis Vuitton's Monogram Collection: a Shopping Trolley. Retail: $23,000

Paris—LVMH, “the world's biggest luxury group,” reported today that sales were up in its third quarter as business picked up in … [Read more...]

LVMH First Half Profit Hit by Exchange Rates

Pre-fall look at LVMH's Fendi brand, a strong first half performer

Paris—LVMH—the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate—felt the sting of a “pressured” Asian market that pushed its profit and … [Read more...]

Six “Iconoclasts” to Design New Versions of Vuitton Monogram

Georges Vuitton devised the Louis Vuitton Monogram in 1896

Six "Iconoclasts" to Design New Versions of Vuitton Monogram Paris—Louis Vuitton is celebrating its iconic monogram (again)…this … [Read more...]

Fashion, Leathergoods Push LVMH into Stronger Q1 Sales

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Paris—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, said today that its first quarter sales rose 4% buoyed by its fastest … [Read more...]

Year in Review: Top Must-Read News from 2013

Hermes claimed victory this year in its long-running dispute with LVMH.

New York--If you had to name one subject that consistently made news throughout 2013, you would have to undoubtedly say … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Online Articles

2014 Headwear Hall of Famer: Queen Elizabeth II

New York—If you’re one for surprises, then you undoubtedly had a blast this week—and, for the most part, pleasantly so. A tally … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Nicolas Ghesquière is Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director

Nicolas Ghesquière (Photo: Karim Sadli)

Paris—He seemed like a natural: French born, a 17-year tenure at Balenciaga where he revived the fashion house’s brand, making … [Read more...]

Ghesquière to Louis Vuitton? Not So Fast, LVMH Says

Nicolas Ghesquière: Louis Vuitton's next creative director?

Paris—No wonder the international fashion community wants this so bad: it seems like the perfect matchup—rising star and former … [Read more...]

Jacobs to Exit Louis Vuitton to Build His Own Brand

Marc Jacobs

Paris—Just hours after his latest Louis Vuitton runway show earlier today, the fashion world found out that after 16 years as … [Read more...]

Report: Marc Jacobs Heading to Coach?

Marc Jacobs

New York—While it’s really nothing more than speculation, rumors circulated in fashion circles today that March Jacobs, creative … [Read more...]

Balenciaga Appoints Alexander Wang as Creative Director

Vanessa Traina, wearing a look from his Spring 2013 collection, with Alexander Wang at the 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards.

Paris—Award-winning designer Alexander Wang was officially appointed today as the creative director of the Balenciaga fashion … [Read more...]

Balenciaga Eyewear License Heads to Marcolin

Spring 2012 runway look from Balenciaga

Longarone, Italy—The shuffle of licenses among Italy’s top eyewear companies continues. On Wednesday, Marcolin S.p.A., reported … [Read more...]