Last week, luxury fashion brand Balenciaga unveiled a new bag – Balenciaga Arena Extra-Large Shopper Tote Bag priced at $2,150 , that bears a striking resemblance to IKEA’s iconic Frakta bag. Ikea seeing the humour of the situation responded in their own way, with an advert on how to identify an original from the ‘copy’. [Read more…] about Ikea Responds To Balenciaga’s Take On Blue Tote
LVMH Buys Christian Dior For $13 Billion
The French luxury group LVMH, led by billionaire Bernard Arnault, which already owns Christian Dior perfumes, is buying out the minority shareholders of Christian Dior for about $13.1 billion.
“The corresponding transactions will allow the simplification of the structures, long requested by the market, and the strengthening of LVMH’s fashion and leather-goods division thanks to the acquisition of Christian Dior Couture, one of the most iconic brands worldwide,” Mr Arnault, CEO of LVMH, said in a statement. [Read more…] about LVMH Buys Christian Dior For $13 Billion
PETA Is Now a LVMH Shareholder
Animal rights group PETA bought a stake in the parent company of Louis Vuitton, LVMH; in order to pressure firm to stop using exotic animal skins, such as crocodile, alligator and python. The announcement comes after PETA released a disturbing short documentary about the crocodile skin industry in Vietnam.
“Every PETA exposé of the exotic-skins industry has found sensitive living beings crammed into filthy pits, hacked apart, and left to die,” says [Read more…] about PETA Is Now a LVMH Shareholder
10 Perfect Outfit Ideas From Kylie Jenner
Today we’re showcasing some of our favourite recent Kylie Jenner style moments, and you’ve got to admit her style is seriously influential. Click through to see Jenner’s latest looks and let us know do you intend to re-create in your own way? YAY or NAY? [Read more…] about 10 Perfect Outfit Ideas From Kylie Jenner
Pantone Reveals The Color Of The Year For 2017
So, drum roll… The Pantone Color Institute has announced 2017’s Color of the Year and it’s — Pantone 15-0343, or “Greenery.” The color is said to be symbolic of new beginnings – “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment,” says Leatrice Wiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and [Read more…] about Pantone Reveals The Color Of The Year For 2017
This Is the #1 Shoe Brand of the Year
Brazilian brand Schutz loved by celebrities and style bloggers alike, has won Footwear News’ coveted “Brand of the Year” award. “We have our own factory, and that makes a big difference. We can offer more control with what we can do, and our speed to market is much faster.” explained Alexandre Birman, who has been CEO of the company since 2011. The brand develops 4000 to 5000 styles per year [Read more…] about This Is the #1 Shoe Brand of the Year