Louis Vuitton brings back the bohemian look
Consumers have bought more seasonal items than in past summers, which may be a sign sentiment is improving. Recovery Path The Bank of Korea kept its benchmark rate unchanged at 2.5 percent for a fourth straight month yesterday. It may lift it to 2.75 percent by the end of June and 3 percent by the end of 2014, DBS Group Holdings Ltd. forecasts, as the U.S. economy grows steadily, the eurozone exits its recession and the slowdown in China shows signs of bottoming out. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. expects rate rises to begin in the second half of 2014, an economist at the bank said yesterday.
Just a week after samples of Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2012 collection were lifted from a Paris train , thieves have made off with loads of Louis Vuitton from Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport! Women’s Wear Daily reports that a small group of masked bandits (yes, real life bandits) overtook four airport employees and a security guard at one of the terminals and nabbed ten skids containing $400,000 worth of Louis Vuitton merch. While there aren’t too many more details, we have to wonder: ten skids? How many Speedys can five thieves carry?? Stay tuned for updates — hey, maybe the leather goods will turn up with the Marc Jacobs samples. Those would be some seriously fashionable thieves.
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Daughter’s Got a Brand New Bag, and It’s Louis Vuitton
Delphine Arnault on June 25 was named executive vice president of Vuitton, with responsibility for overseeing its product lines. Shell be the No. 2 executive in a unit that accounts for half of LVMHs pretax earnings, evidence that shes being groomed for a top jobperhaps the top jobat the Paris-based luxury giant. While Vuitton is still the worlds most valuable luxury brand, its losing ground to competitors such as Gucci and Prada ( 1913:HK ) as demand wanes for the iconic LV monogrammed handbag. A report last month by consultancy Millward Brown Optimor estimated that Vuittons brand value declined 12 percent over the past year. LVMH in April reported its weakest fashion and leather goods revenues in more than three years as sales flattened in China. As consumers make room for those luxuries that make them feel better by trading down on other items, it is the middle-of-the-road brands, such as Vuitton, that have suffered, Millward Brown Optimor said. Delphine Arnaults task will be to give the brand a more exclusive aura, deemphasizing its ubiquitous monogrammed canvas bags and introducing costlier leather bags. In Louis Vuitton Handbags the short term, that could depress sales growth, as LVMH also has said it plans to open fewer Vuitton boutiques.
Louis Vuitton Bags Stolen From Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport
Floral prints featured dainty but chic flowers. Bold gingham prints found their way in dresses, double-breasted jackets, skirts and even platform wedges. Platforms with less-dizzying heel heights shared the limelight with classic and pointed stilettos made of leather and python. Even as they exuded the 70s vibe, LV slip-on wooden clogs were less chunky and threatening than the original inspirations. The same restraint was evident in ankle boots and loafers the seasons it bag can be held or slung across the body. that referenced the 80s. What some shoes lacked in heft, they more than made up for in embellishments.