What We’ve Read: Chanel Leads in China with Fashion Accessories


Camille Lake | April 20, 2018

Luxury Society's selection of news articles that are not to be missed this week.

1. China's Makes Push to Lure European Luxury Brands 

The Chinese e-commerce company made a pitch on Wednesday to attract more European luxury brands to its site, saying it could offer faster delivery and better protection against fakes than bigger rival Alibaba Group Holding.

Read this on NYTimes

2. Chinese Luxury Market: Chanel Tops in Handbags and Fashion Apparel

Second place went to Gucci for handbags and Armani for fashion apparel, according to an RBC study.

Read this on WWD

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3. Why The RealReal And Stella McCartney Are Calling For Luxury Brands To Embrace Reselling

How an unprecedented partnership is gunning for industry-wide change in how luxury fashion operates.

Read this on Forbes

4. Interview with Jean-Christophe Babin: "Today's Vintage is the Style of People Who Have No Ideas of their Own" 

With one foot in jewellery and the other in watches, Bulgari’s CEO Jean-Christophe Babin interprets the radical changes taking place in the industry with a sharp eye. 

Read this on Europa Star

5. Yoox Net-a-Porter Launches High-End Jewellery Section

The online retailer is consolidating its push into hard luxury, and expects to reach €1 billion in revenue by 2020.

Read this on Business of Fashion.

Cover image credit:  Chanel. Image: Spring 2018 ad campaign.