In this week’s France 24 fashion segment I talk about the spring summer 2012 trends in swimwear and lingerie, how Ferragamo is supporting Leonardo de Vinci and a pair of new books that each deal with a fashion icon (the Chanel jacket and Kate Moss).
In this France 24 fashion segment I talk about how companies harness their heritage to build desire for their luxury products. The Saut Heremes horse jumping event, Cartier and its new Odyessy film and the transformation of secondary lines into major fashion players illustrate how tapping into the DNA of a brand is key to its future.
In this video interview I talk with James Lima, the Hollywood director, about bringing a designer’s vision into the digital world. Mr. Lima has worked with fashion powerhouses like Prada, Versace and Zenga to create visual manifestations of their brand’s style, heritage and world outlook.
In this video interview I talk with Marc Puig, the chief executive of the beauty and fragrance group Puig, about the challenge of bringing fragrances to emerging markets, the success of mass-market scents and the potential for perfumes in China.