Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2012«

Industry Highlights – Quality Indian Crafstmanship, Monsoon Launches Loyalty App, J. Crew in Hong Kong, Logoa Fatigue with Chinese taste Maturing, Prada’s Profit Defies Market Slowdown

September 26, 2012


India gets upfront in designers’ minds “Nigel Preston may not be a household name but the late British designer was known to fashion connoisseurs for his luxurious sheepskin, suede and leather coats and clothes, with their painterly techniques and detailed ornamentation. He died in 2008 but his wife, Brenda Knight, who designed garments for brands […]

Industry Highlights – New Stars of India, PPR’s Savvy Laurent Claquin, Chinese Corruption Crackdown to Affect Luxury Market?, Amazon to Close Fashion Site, Halston Overhaul

September 24, 2012


New stars of India “The country’s first Fashion Fund, an award that focuses on fresh talents, signals something of a coming of age for the industry” (FT) How Laurent Claquin Of Luxury Leader PPR Keeps His (Well-Heeled) Feet On The Ground “From forming strategic e-commerce partnerships to shadowing high-fashion shoppers, PPR’s Laurent Claquin is wielding […]

Industry Highlights – BoF on Burberry’s Flagship, Alistair Carr for McQ, Smythson Strength to Strength, Fashion District in Milan, Benetton seek Jobless

September 19, 2012


Hello Everyone, now that LFW is over we are back with the latest highlights from the industry. Stay tuned for news about our future plans, we have several surprises in store! Retail Recon | Burberry’s Bet on Retail Entertainment “Much has already been written about the opening of Burberry’s new flagship on London’s Regent Street […]

Industry Highlights – CEO Talk Andrew Rosen, Topshop Sell Direct from Catwalk, Burberry Flagship Desinged like Website, the New Face of Time, John Lewis Up 60%

September 14, 2012


CEO Talk | Andrew Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Theory “Just before Proenza Schouler’s Spring/Summer 2013 show, BoF sat down with the brand’s newest investor, Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory and Helmut Lang, who revealed his latest investment in London-based label Les Chiffonniers.” (BoF) Topshop to sell direct from its spring/summer 2013 show at London Fashion Week […]

Industry Highlights – LVMH Head for Belgian Citizenship, J. Crew to London, Mitt Romney enters Billabong Race, DVF and Google Glass, Renewed Interest in JJB Sports

September 10, 2012


Arnault applies for Belgian citizenship “Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man, fuelled the controversy over François Hollande’s plan to impose a 75 per cent marginal income tax rate on Saturday, when he revealed he was applying for Belgian citizenship.” (FT) Mickey Drexler: King of Casual Chic The J.Crew CEO on the Retailer’s Move to London and […]

Upcoming le Pont Event!!

September 7, 2012


We are proud and excited to announce our upcoming event aimed at Retail and Marketing Communication people – we hope to see you there!! Feel free to bring others that would be interested in being part of our exclusive network – (RSVP by 15.09.12).

Industry Highlights – Stella for Designer of the Year?, BFC Chairman, Hermès and LVMH Dispute Escalates, Digital Style Start-ups in NYFW, Louboutin Mens Store NYC

September 5, 2012


Stella McCartney up against Christopher Kane and Mary Katrantzou for British Fashion Council’s Designer of the Year “She created the kits that took Team GB to gold this summer, and now designer Stella McCartney has been nominated for a gong of her own.” (Independent) Natalie Massenet to be named Chairman of British Fashion Council “The […]