Industry Highlights – 25% Topshop for Sale, Marion Cotillard for Dior, Hugo Boss’s “Drive” Mirrors F1’s Speed, Best of Nigeria at Selfridges, Chanel’s Scottish Spectacular

Posted on December 5, 2012


Philip Green to sell 25pc stake in Topshop

“Sir Philip Green is close to selling a 25 per cent stake in Topshop and Topman to an American private equity firm in a move that will generate a multi-million pound windfall for the retail tycoon.” (Telegraph)

Marion Cotillard Designs For Dior

“Marion Cotillard is designing her own handbag for Christian Dior. The French actress is creating her own “personal” take on the fashion house’s recognisable Lady Dior bag, of which she is currently the face.” (Vogue UK)

Hugo Boss dresses in the fast lane

“A McLaren Formula One car stands in the lobby at Hugo Boss’s headquarters and maximum speed is what Claus-Dietrich Lahrs, the chief executive of the German fashion house, is aiming for.”(FT)

Out of Africa

“Lagos may not be a traditionally fashionable city, but that’s set to change with a celebration of Nigerian design at Selfridges” (Independent)

Chanel Hosts An “Exceptional” Scottish Spectacular

Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman says that Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel Metiers d’Art spectacular last night was a “truly exceptional show”. The event was staged in the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, near Edinburgh in Scotland.” (Vogue UK)


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