Oct 06, 2013
Brand-hungry LVMH seeks new niche as Vuitton flagsPARIS (Reuters) - Neverfull - the name of Louis Vuitton's best-selling handbag - sums up well its parent LVMH ( LVMH.PA ): even if it snapped up all of the world's last remaining independent luxury brands, it would still have room for more. The French group's insatiable appetite for acquisitions has been tolerated by investors while its cash cow Louis Vuitton, which contributes half of group profit, grew revenues at a rate of more than 10 percent in the past two decades. But this year Vuitton's sales growth halved as it failed to anticipate consumers' move away from logo-branded luxury goods, Chinese demand cooled and it put the brake on expansion.
Oct 02, 2013
Marc Jacobs steps down as creative director at Louis VuittonFrench luxury conglomerate LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton says Marc Jacobs is stepping down as creative director of its flagship brand Louis Vuitton
Sep 14, 2013
Marc Jacob removes offensive t-shirt from storesNew York, Sep 14 (IANS) Designer Marc Jacob has apologised and removed a t-shirt from stores as the design of the garment resembled the cover of neo-Nazi band Skrewdriver's 1987 album "Boots & Braces". "It has been brought to our attention that the imagery on a t-shirt of ours is similar to that used by a band," femalefirst.co.uk quoted a spokesperson from the Jacob's label as saying. "We were not trying to make a connection to that band or make a statement of any kind," he added.
Jul 28, 2013
Miley Cyrus goes nude for charityLos Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Actress-singer Miley Cyrus has stripped down down for fashion brand Marc Jacobs' 'Protect the Skin You're In' campaign. Her nude picture, where she is covering her modesty with her arms and palms, features on a t-shirt, which costs $35 each.
May 26, 2013
Marc Jacobs to launch make-up rangeLondon, May 26 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who already has three fashion lines and 10 fragrances, is all set to launch his own make-up range. Hoever, the 49-year-old fashion mogul is not divulging the details about his products. "I am beyond excited for the launch of Marc Jacobs Beauty
May 24, 2012
Louis Vuitton to collaborate with Yayoi Kusama Marc Jacobs, the creative director of the French fashion house, worked with Yayoi last year and says he admires her endless energy.
Mar 20, 2012
Violence in Gurgaon: Mob injures 17, torches 14 vehiclesAbout 2,000 workers of an apparel export company, Orient Craft Company, went on a rampage pelting stones at policemen and and burning vehicles in Gurgaon on Monday.
Jul 02, 2008
eBay Told to Pay $61M to Fashion Brand For FakesA French court ordered eBay Inc. to pay more than $61 million to a high-end fashion company Monday because counterfeit goods were sold on the auction site.