August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
Proenza Schouler has bought control of its own house from Castanea Partners, in the latest change of ownership of the avant-garde New York fashion house; while both the current CEO and CFO are departing immediately.
Could the famous Canadian singer, Céline Dion, be gearing up to launch her debut kids' ready-to-wear brand? A video shared on various social media sites, showing the singer supposedly being arrested, appears to suggest as much.
Luxury goods stocks have been hammered in recent weeks by concerns about weakening demand in China and a looming trade war with the US. But the real picture is much more mixed, the chairman of Alibaba said on Monday.
Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, will go on sale in Geneva on Wednesday in what is being billed as one of the most important royal jewellery auctions in history.