Sunday, February 24, 2013

Weekly Fashion News (17/02-23/02)

   Chloé celebrates its 60-year anniversary with an exhibition at Selfridge for the whole month of March. The concept store will feature a series of vintage clothing and videos of its past fashion shows. In addition to this, Chloé will reissue 16 key pieces for its Edition Anniversaire collection, including Karl Lagerfeld's violin dress of SS 1983 and Stella McCartney's pineapple T-shirt of SS 2001.
Karl Lagarfeld's violin dress for Chloé

   LVMH most recent investment is one on French couture label Maxime Simoens. To provide better operational and strategic decision-making skills, Dior CEO will be coaching the maison de couture team. The label will show a prêt-a-porter line during Paris fashion week this March, adding a line of handbags and shoes.

Maxime Simoens

   Following her artistic presence at Gucci, Valentino, and Uniqueness, Alessandra Facchinetti will lead the helm of Tod’s women collection starting March.

   According to Digital Luxury Group, Michael Kors Named Most Popular US Label Online—yeah as if we couldn’t tell. Marc Jacobs ranked second and Ralph Lauren third. Following this very upbringing series of events, Michael Kors plans to sell a big stake of his fashion house at high share prices.
Michael Kors celebrating

   Prada enjoyed a significant 29% rise in sales for 2012. Despite the hard economic times, it opened 78 new stores last year and now counts to 283 Prada boutiques around the world.
If you see flowers like these this season, it's PRADA!

   &Other Stories of H&M will launch its first store in London, on Regent Street, of course.

   Rihanna for River Island Ads are unveiled.

Rihanna for River Island Ads

Rihanna for River Island Ads

   Burberry Prorsum AW13 collection is now available online with a special personalization service—to have your name engraved into the metal coat tag or on the bag plate until March 3.

Burberry's "straight off the runway" personalization service.

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