wwd.com Archives - 06 March 2015, Friday

  • Louis Vuitton Goes Caribbean For New Campaign - Fashion Memo Pad - Media

    wwd.com 26 Feb '15, 7am

    Louis Vuitton took to the French West Indies for its new “Spirit of Travel” spot. Against the backdrop of azure Caribbean waters and up on the breezy hills of St. Barths, Vuitton’s latest photo shoot puts the spotlight on lightweight travel, with its new Twist bag, as well as the Alma...

  • AllSaints to Launch Handbags - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 25 Feb '15, 5pm

    After 21 years of making leather jackets with a cult following, AllSaints creative director Wil Beedle thought it high time the brand launched a handbag collection. The 48-piece collection will launch in July and retail from $350 to $498. Inspired by the brand’s archive of leather jac...

  • Brands Hop on the Handbag Wagon - Handbags - Accessories

    wwd.com 24 Feb '15, 6am

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  • Independent Handbag Awards Slated for June 17th - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 29 Jan '15, 7pm

    The Independent Handbag Awards are back once again. The ninth annual competition, which recognizes excellence in handbag design, will be held in New York City on June 17. The ceremony, organized by Emily Blumenthal of Handbag Designer 101, will honor winners in nine categories, severa...

  • Independent Handbag Awards Slated for June 17th - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 29 Jan '15, 7pm

    The Independent Handbag Awards are back once again. The ninth annual competition, which recognizes excellence in handbag design, will be held in New York City on June 17. The ceremony, organized by Emily Blumenthal of Handbag Designer 101, will honor winners in nine categories, severa...

  • Backstage at Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2015 - Runway, Fashion Week, Fashion Shows, Reviews and Fashion Images

    wwd.com 22 Jan '15, 11pm

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  • Louis Vuitton Men's RTW Fall 2015 - Slideshow - Runway, Fashion Week, Fashion Shows, Reviews and Fashion Images

    wwd.com 22 Jan '15, 4pm

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  • Louis Vuitton's Brings Series 2 Exhibition to L.A. - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 19 Jan '15, 11pm

    Like many luxury houses shining a spotlight on Los Angeles via its art scene, Louis Vuitton has chosen L.A. as the first destination for its “LOUIS VUITTON SERIES 2 — Past, Present and Future” exhibition. A untraditional interpretation of its Spring 2015 Women’s ready-to-wear collecti...

  • JINAMMI Opens First US Store - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 11pm

    The latest edition to the Beverly Center's luxury wing comes in the way of JINAMMI. The luxury handbag line out of Seoul officially opened its first store in the U.S. Thursday. Up ahead is an East Coast store, most likely in New York, by the end of the year, according to JINAMMI Creat...

  • Kim Jones Taking to Instagram for Louis Vuitton - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 8pm

    Getting insights into Louis Vuitton’s fall 2015 men’s collection is only a few clicks and flicks away. Kim Jones, Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director, is taking over the French brand’s official Instagram account from today and he’ll post his inspirations and document preparations ...

  • Kim Jones Taking to Instagram for Louis Vuitton - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 16 Jan '15, 5am

    Getting insights into Louis Vuitton’s fall 2015 men’s collection is only a few clicks and flicks away. Kim Jones, Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director, is taking over the French brand’s official Instagram account from today and he’ll post his inspirations and document preparations ...

  • Amanda Wakeley Adds Handbags: The designer’s five new handbag styles — called The Bullet Collection — will lau...

    Amanda Wakeley Adds Handbags - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Dec '14, 6pm

    British designer Amanda Wakeley is adding a collection of handbags to her label’s lineup this month. The designer’s five new handbag styles — called The Bullet Collection — debuted on Wakeley’s spring runway in September, and will launch at the designer’s Mayfair store and on her Web ...

  • Louis Vuitton Celebrates the Monogram at MoMA - Parties - Eye

    wwd.com 08 Nov '14, 6pm

    “Boxing is now a sport for women too. I think the sport is becoming more and more popular. Women do it more then ever. I know tons of women who box, women who never thought they’d ever box,” Karl Lagerfeld said Friday night. The designer was explaining the genesis of the boxing glove ...

  • Anthony Ledru to Head Louis Vuitton Americas - Designer Luxury - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Nov '14, 4am

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  • Thakoon Working on Handbag Collection - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Nov '14, 12am

    Thakoon Panichgul is working on his first handbag collection for fall 2015. “We’ll make an announcement soon,” the designer said during a visit to Forty Five Ten in Dallas. “It’s an evolution of the brand, so it’s an obvious next step to get into accessories.” Panichgul plans to celeb...

  • Thakoon Working on Handbag Collection - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 31 Oct '14, 11pm

    Thakoon Panichgul is working on his first handbag collection for fall 2015. “We’ll make an announcement soon,” the designer said during a visit to Forty Five Ten in Dallas. “It’s an evolution of the brand, so it’s an obvious next step to get into accessories.” Panichgul plans to celeb...

  • The Art of Arnault: Louis Vuitton Foundation Bows in Paris - WWD Fashion Features

    wwd.com 21 Oct '14, 5am

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  • Louis Vuitton is planning an installation in Miami's Design District:

    Louis Vuitton Planning Installation in Miami Design District - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 09 Oct '14, 12pm

    Louis Vuitton is planning to present Pierre Paulin and Herman Miller’s long-lost, unrealized project, which the French designer and American furniture manufacturer thought up in 1972, WWD has learned. Conceived as a satellite exhibition for the Miami Design District, the installation ...

  • Louis Vuitton Opens New Swiss Watch Facility - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 07 Oct '14, 5pm

    Louis Vuitton on Tuesday inaugurated a new facility near Geneva that brings together all its watch-making activities under one roof. La Fabrique du Temps in Meyrin hosts Vuitton’s product-development center, previously located in La Chaux-de-Fonds; a high-end movements unit also known...

  • Miranda July Collaborates With Welcome Companions on Handbag - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 03 Oct '14, 11pm

    Miranda July has a knack for turning the mundane into art. On Thursday, she recruited artist Catherine Opie, actress Molly Ringwald and musician J.D. Samson to collaborate on an installation at Opening Ceremony's Los Angeles store, where she introduced her new purse designed with Welc...

  • Phillip Lim and The Blitz Project at Lane Crawford Collaborate - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 01 Oct '14, 3am

    "I want that bag," declared Phillip Lim as he gazed through the window of the Joyce Gallery in the Palais Royal at one of his own creations, the 3.1 minute clutch bag, imagined in crocodile, which was the result of the designer's collaboration with the Blitz project at Lane Crawford. ...

  • Make Up For Ever Fetes Its Thirtieth: The LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned color cosmetics brand held a ...

    Make Up For Ever Fetes Its Thirtieth - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 25 Sep '14, 4pm

    To celebrate its thirtieth anniversary this year, Make Up For Ever held a bash Wednesday night at Paris’ Palais de Tokyo museum. The centerpiece of the event was a fashion and body art show entitled “The Art of Illusion.” Six fashion labels – Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Kenzo, Emilio...

  • Dagne Dover Raises $1.3M in Seed Round - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 09 Sep '14, 4am

    DAGNE DOVER RAISES $1.3M IN SEED ROUND: Functional handbag startup Dagne Dover has raised nearly $1.3 million in a seed round of financing. Founded two years ago by Melissa Mash, the firm seeks to provide what it calls practical luxury for working women — currently tote bags with an o...

  • Louis Vuitton Hits Shanghai, Tokyo - The house hosted back-to-back events to showcase Nicolas Ghesquire's debut co...

    Louis Vuitton Hits Shanghai, Tokyo - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 08 Sep '14, 4am

    TRUNK SHOW: Louis Vuitton hosted back-to-back events in Shanghai and Tokyo last week to showcase Nicolas Ghesquière's debut collection for the house, bringing a fresh high-tech spin to the brand's fall-winter offerings. The exhibition, called "Series 1," traces the creative genesis of...

  • Yves Carcelle, the longtime chief executive at Louis Vuitton died Sunday in Paris at 66:

    Yves Carcelle Dies at 66 - WWD Fashion Features

    wwd.com 01 Sep '14, 9am

    Yves Carcelle, the dynamic French executive who spearheaded Louis Vuitton’s transformation into a global powerhouse, on Monday was remembered as a visionary manager who shaped the entire luxury sector. That’s how colleagues described Carcelle, who died Sunday at the Pitié-Salpêtrière ...

  • Yves Carcelle Dies at 66 - WWD Fashion Features

    wwd.com 01 Sep '14, 9am

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  • Talking with @womensweardaily about #Coffee, #Luxury and #Expo2015 cc @Expo2015Milano @USAexpo2015

    Andrea Illy Talks Luxury and Coffee - People - Eye

    wwd.com 29 Aug '14, 4pm

    Andrea Illy loves coffee — after all, it’s in his blood. In 1994, Illy became chief executive officer of the espresso company founded, in 1933, by his grandfather Francesco Illy. Twenty years later, he still holds the position. Today, Illy is available in over 140 countries and employ...

  • Rolex Store Raided in London - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 28 Aug '14, 1am

    Yet another high-end London boutique has been hit by a smash and grab theft. This time, the target was the Rolex store on Knightsbridge. A spokeswoman for London’s Metropolitan Police said that police were called to the store at 10.36 a.m. Wednesday, after suspects approached the stor...

  • @STILOFASHIONMIX Louis Vuitton Taps Frank Gehry for Fall Windows

    Louis Vuitton Taps Frank Gehry for Fall Windows - Fashion Scoops - Fashion

    wwd.com 27 Aug '14, 4am

    The projects between Louis Vuitton and Frank Gehry keep multiplying. The French luxury goods firm tapped the Pritzker Prize-winning architect to conceive windows to accompany the arrival of its fall collections, including the first women’s wear range designed by Nicolas Ghesquière . M...

  • “Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography” will be published by Rizzoli New York this fall:

    Louis Vuitton to Release 'Fashion Photography' - Fashion Memo Pad - Media

    wwd.com 22 Jul '14, 2pm

    This fall, “Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography,” an album bringing together nearly 200 images by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Henry Clarke, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Craig McDean, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Juergen Teller, Mario Testino, and Inez van L...