Sorry Louis Vuitton, China’s No Longer Into You

7×7 Exclusive: The Making of a Louis Vuitton Bag

Chanel has surpassed Louis Vuitton as the leading luxury brand among the Chinese fashionistas. According to theWorld Luxury Index by the Digital Luxury Group, a global luxury retail consultancy, Chanelovertook Louis Vuitton thanks to rising interest in various product segments, particularly beauty. To be fair, of course, Louis Vuitton is not licked yet. Not by a long shot. Its firmly in the No. 2 spot. David Sadigh, Founder & CEO of Digital Luxury Group,said Louis Vuittons weak first quarter had a lot to do with China being over-sold the brand. Brands from different segments ranging from Chanel to Coach or Burberry are continuing to grow. The Chinese market is still developing. In order to stay ahead of the game, brands must have the ability to adapt (and) reduce the risk of brand saturation.

They glow like jewels, in smoky lavender, watermelon, orange and coral. Monica Savini, my fetching bag expert, breaks my trance, offers me a coffee, and we get started. What are we here to do exactly? Create a one-of-a-kind bag from the finest materials in the world, of course. There are 80,000 possible combinations.

Welcome To Poland’s First Louis Vuitton Store: “Open Your Bag Please”

“Demand and potential are also important to us, and the latter is quite big in Poland. About 30% of luxury labels still arent available here.” No discounts, no sales Eggs is not keen on talking about prices, although he reveals that the cheapest thing in the Warsaw shop is a calendar refill 149 zlotys (35 euros). The lowest price for a bag is 2,100 zlotys (492 euros), while the most expensive piece from the exotic series made of python, ostrich or crocodile leather goes for more than 85,000 zlotys (19,920 euros). When I ask how many of those bags they hope to sell, he answers: 2,700 BMW cars were sold last year in Poland. Thats quite a lot considering the price of these cars is 50,000 euros. Fifty thousand euros for a car is not the same as 20,000 for a handbag, I point out.

Inside out: a deeper look at Givenchy, Louis Vuitton and Craig Green

lv 300x300 Inside out: a deeper look at Givenchy, Louis Vuitton and Craig Green

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Michael Kors, Coach Handbags, Louis Vuitton Online Sample Sales

Its been especially interesting to get up-close with two collections this week Kim Jones Louis Vuitton show, and the collection presented in London by Craig Green, which is now in Paris as part of the British fashion Councils London Showrooms for sales. Embroidered patches and pin-badges on a jacket at Louis Vuitton Jones Vuitton is of course the height of luxury, but his instinct is to make luxury do the work, rather than just weighing a garment down with garish details. As always at Vuitton, the bags provided a neat summary: inspired by sports bags, leather hold-alls had a Damier pattern drilled into them by hand. The idea, Jones said, wasnt just visual, but to make the leather breathe, to make it behave like a nylon sports bag. I also loved the tiny gewgaws Jones had expert craftsmen create. Unfortunately the exceptional feather field-flowers by Lemarie werent present at the press re-see following Louis Vuitton Purses the show, but you could inspect the silver harmonicas inlaid with semi-precious stones, and the tuffetage embroidery on the seemingly-simple field jackets. You could also paw at all the crocodile. Up close, there are surprising details in Craig Greens collection the differences in the way fabrics have taken his tie-dyeing technique, for instance, or the subtle variations between fabrics dyed on the roll or when crafted into garments. His artfully unravelling sweaters, for instance, were dyed in their entirety, to get the loose threads right.


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