The new Archi Dior campaign photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, featuring the jewelry collection by Victoire de Castellane inspired by the architecture of Christian Dior's dresses.
KERING, 2015 Results - A very strong fourth quarter & Solid full-year performances:
François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: "Kering's solid 2015 results reflect brisk sales and improved operating performances in the second half of the year. These results come amid a more complex economic and geopolitical environment, accentuating the shifts taking place in our sector. We are entering a new phase in our growth: we are perfectly positioned to leverage the strength of our brands and maximize value creation over the long term. We are closely monitoring resource and capital allocation in order to bolster returns. I am confident that the work of our creative teams and the commitment of all our associates will enable us to extend our growth trajectory in 2016 and beyond."
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BULGARI will be in the year to come one of the most powerful brand of the LVMH Group € 30.638 B Sales and Profit from recurring Op at € 5. 715 B in 2014.
The Watch & Jewelry division ( BULGARI including in it) representing 9% of the total revenue of LVMH at €2.782 B with a Op result at €191 M in 2014.
The DNA of the BULGARI Brand will allow natural extension to mainy products category and services, after Jewelry and Watches, Perfumes, and leather goods...The Hotel category.
After Milan, Bali, London and Shanghai, has announced the opening of a fifth hotel in Dubai towards the beginning of 2018. Located on the exclusive Jumeirah Bay island, the 185,000-square-meter plus residence will be decorated in Bulgari’s iconic luxury style.
HERMES has posted a consolidated revenues of € 1.122 Million in the first quarter (published on april 29, 2015), up +19% at current exchanges rates, a growth of 8% at constant exchange rate.
Will Poetry be in the future a New Ultimate Strategic Advantage in the Luxury Business ?
There are no other Luxury Brands in the worlds that are so Poetic, and so Elegant than HERMES actually. Poetry is a part of the HERMES DNA, and as such gives a unique positioning to the Brand in the Luxury Industry.
And to prove it, discover after the superb movie “Wanderland- Dancing the cane-cane” (see the movie above) that was celebrating at the Saatchi Gallery in London, the art of the urban flânerie, the new “Les Flâneurs d’Hermés” (see the movie below), where between earth and sky, dancing and cycling, bicycle acrobats demonstrate their agility and precision. The world champion bike acrobats David Schnabel and the dance Sonya Cullingford let their imagination run free on the Flâneur d’Hermés unisex Leisure Bike and the Flâneur sportif sports bike.
Does Giorgio Armani have a plan to secure his legacy?
THE 2015 RED CARPET COLLECTION68 SPECTACULAR HIGH JEWELLERY CREATIONS
The amazing love story between Chopard and film-making continues beneath the Mediterranean sky with a dazzling Haute Joaillerie collection. In 2015, for the 68th edition of the Festival, no less than 68 one-of-a-kind pieces will eloquently showcase the talent and expertise of our Geneva ateliers on La Croisette. Propelling Haute Joaillerie towards ever broader horizons, the Red Carpet collection breathes incomparable glamour into the Cannes Film Festival and its stunning nightly mounting-the-steps ritual
His success shows where it matters most to a fashion brand – commercially. The sales figures have been robust during Simons’ tenure. Profits increased 13.4% in the first half of last year, to €747m.
Couture, in particular, has flourished. Profits for this part of the business, the highest end of high-end fashion, increased 14% year on year. Simons’ shift from an insider favorite to a superstar designer will be clinched at the end of this month when Dior and I, a film documenting his time at the house, will be released.
Julia Roberts joins performance artist Marina Abramović, singer Erykah Badu and actress Isabelle Huppert, embodying Givenchy collections in the House’s new ad campaign. Faithful to her discreet style, the actress wears pieces emblematic of Riccardo Tisci’s style. The black and white photos were shot by renowned fashion photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Givenchy’s creative director, who will celebrate his 10th year with the House in March 2015, personally announced that Julia Roberts would be the face of the collection on his Instagram account.
Louis Vuitton called on six iconoclasts to revisit the timeless Monogram. Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman, Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson and Rei Kawabuko each proposed their interpretation of the motif, creating a series of exclusive pieces. The monogrammed canvas is paired with fleece for an ultra-comfortable backpack, graces a punching bag, and twists into an elegantly asymmetrical minaudière evening bag.
“Considerable sales and profit increases underline the success of our strategy in the last years,” says Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, CEO of HUGO BOSS AG. The initiatives introduced today develop this strategy further and secure profitable growth. We will elevate our core brand in both menswear and womenswear. In doing so, we offer customers an attractive brand experience across all touch points.”
Looking forward over the next few years, HUGO BOSS will strive to achieve average sales growth in the high-single digits, despite the increasingly challenging macro-economic and industry-specific environment. The growth plan envisages an increase in the operating margin to 25%.
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