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Louis Vuitton X Timberland Boot Collaboration: The Kick Struggling VF Needs

Timberland boots have often appeared at Louis Vuitton outings, but now the two brands have made it official. Louis Vuitton has collaborated with VF Corporation’s Timberland brand in a collection of LV x Timberland boots and shoes emblazoned with the LV monogram. Prices currently start at $1,150 and range up to $1,530 for LV’s unique […]

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Aspirational Consumers Pull Back, Driving Down Luxury Leaders’ U.S. Sales

The leading global luxury brands showed topline gains for the first half of the year, despite a drop in sales in the U.S., where aspirational consumers are stretched thin and have cut back on indulgent purchases. In most recent reporting, all but Kering showed outstanding topline gains – LVMH was up 15% to $46.5 billion […]

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It’s Disruption Versus Tradition As Louis Vuitton And Gucci Choose New Creative Directors

The fashion world was shaken when Louis Vuitton announced the appointment of pop icon Pharrell Williams as creative director of its menswear division. He will succeed the late Virgil Abloh, who passed away in November 2021. In many ways, Williams is a perfect choice to step into Abloh’s shoes, both being Black Americans steeped in […]

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Louis Vuitton Leans Into the Slippery Slope of Culture as the Calls for Equity Grow

In LVMH’s recent earnings call reporting fourth quarter and year-end 2021 results, CEO Bernard Arnault took a victory lap. He reported record-breaking financial results, with revenues reaching $73 billion on organic growth of 36% over 2020 and 14% compared to 2019 and profit from recurring operations at $19.5 billion that doubled over 2020 and rose […]

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What Happens To Tiffany After LVMH Takes Over?

The luxury deal of the century is back on track. Pending Tiffany shareholder approval, the French conglomerate LVMH will acquire Tiffany and Company for $15.8 billion, making this the biggest deal for the world’s biggest luxury company, a company which has grown to 75 brands through acquisitions alone. A few short months ago, LMVH was […]