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SOUTH AFRICA

Hermès to launch skincare and makeup categories in 2020

French luxury house Hermès, best known for its high-fashion handbags, has plans to expand its business into skincare and cosmetics in 2020...

25 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing in the wake of Leaving Neverland

Louis Vuitton is pulling Michael Jackson-inspired items from its autumn/winter 2019 menswear collection, as controversy mounts following the release of the HBO documentary Leaving Neverland...

18 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

What Karl Lagerfeld brought to the fashion of today and tomorrow

Through his solemn gestures, impenetrable gaze and distinctive and elegant dress code, Karl Lagerfeld left his mark on fashion as well as popular culture...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 6 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

Chanel has named Virginie Viard, Karl Lagerfeld's closest collaborator for more than 30 years, as the company's new creative director, after Lagerfeld passed away in Paris this week...

20 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Celebrated fashion designer and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85...

19 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Chanel buys British swimwear brand Orlebar Brown

French luxury house Chanel has acquired British tailored swimwear brand Orlebar Brown for an undisclosed sum...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Key insights into the global pantyhose and tights market

The number of pantyhose imported worldwide totalled 1.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year's level...

18 Jun 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Stella McCartney to fly solo, buys out Kering

British fashion designer Stella McCartney is to take full control of her brand, buying the 50% stake held by French luxury group Kering...

29 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Kanye West's muse Abloh takes over Louis Vuitton menswear

American designer and celebrity DJ Virgil Abloh is to take over menswear at Louis Vuitton, the brand said on Monday, in a dramatic shake-up at the top of men's fashion.

27 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

British designer Kim Jones takes over at Dior Homme

British designer Kim Jones said on Monday that he was taking the reins at Dior Homme two months after quitting Louis Vuitton...

20 Mar 2018

UNITED KINGDOM

Burberry picks Riccardo Tisci as new creative officer

Luxury British fashion house Burberry on Thursday announced the appointment of Riccardo Tisci, formerly of Givenchy, as its new chief creative officer to replace Christopher Bailey...

5 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Hermès bags record sales in 2017

Luxury goods maker Hermès said on Thursday it shrugged off economic, geo-political and monetary uncertainty to book record sales in 2017...

12 Feb 2018

FRANCE

Historic French fashion label Paul Poiret is revived

The historic French fashion label Paul Poiret has been resurrected and will show its first collection in nearly nine decades at Paris fashion week next month...

2 Feb 2018

FRANCE

Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine

Hedi Slimane, the designer who pioneered the skinny look at Dior and Saint Laurent, is to take over at Celine, the brand's owners said on Sunday...

22 Jan 2018

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