Riccardo Tisci Quits GIVENCHY; Might Join VERSACE

Riccardo Tisci Quits GIVENCHY; Might Join VERSACE

Riccardo Tisci was relatively unknown, and just 30, when he was recruited by then Givenchy CEO, Marco Gobbetti twelve-years back. Tisci quit Givenchy and is likely to join Versace. Post retirement of Hubert de Givenchy in 1995, Galliano, McQueen and Julien McDonald had brief stints at Givenchy but none won much acclaim. It was Tisci who […]

LV’s Capucines Croc Bag Beats Birkin To Be The Costliest Handbag

World’s Number One Luxury Conglomerate – LVMH has been trying for years now to takeover Hermes and bring it under LVMH umbrella, both through talks and hostile takeover bids but haven’t been successful. So Louis Vuitton went for the next best option. They adopted a new strategy aiming for an improved luxury positioning and launched several […]

A ‘Must-Read’ For Young & Talented Fashion Designers

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is launching an international contest for young designers with some of the industry’s biggest creative names — including Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Nicolas Ghesquière, Raf Simons, Phoebe Philo and Riccardo Tisci — choosing the winner. Brainchild of Bernard Arnault’sdaughter, Delphine Arnault, LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize comes with a grant […]

What Next After Nicolas Ghesquiere Departs Balenciaga?

After spending 15-years at Balenciaga,  Nicolas Ghesquiere’s abrupt decision to leave the eponymous fashion label that he had resurrected has raised a flurry of questions in the fashion circuit.  Ghesquiere who joined Balenciaga in 1997 when he was just 23 years old brought back the architectural designs that Balenciaga was always known for. Not only that, […]

L Capital’s LVMH-Like Model For India is Still Unclear

The Private Equity (PE) arm of  Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton – L Capital with Ravi Thakran at the helm of affairs gave a lot of hope to the Indian Fashion Fraternity to see ‘corporatisation’ of Indian Fashion Industry. Ravi Thakran being an Indian led the Desi fash-frat to unjustifiably believe that L Capital […]