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Hermès Artistic Director to Depart

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Paris—Just days after Hermès released its first quarter report—where ready-to-wear and accessories sales rose 16%–Christophe Lemaire, the luxury brand’s artistic director announced today he will be leaving. Lemaire, whose last show is scheduled Oct. 1 at the presentation of the Spring-Summer 2015 collection, said he was leaving after four-years at …

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Hermès Names Family Member to be Next CEO

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Paris—Hermès International believes in keeping it in the family which is why the company’s majority shareholders–members of the founding family–have been so adamant against LVMH taking a stake in the company. The French luxurygoods house further strengthened those family ties today when it announced a sixth generation member of its …