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Is Burberry a Victim of Its Own Strategy?

This week, Burberry reported sales down 12 percent in its most recent quarter, while full-year revenues of £2.97 billion ($3.77 billion) were flat at constant exchange rates.Shares in the company have fallen 57 percent over the past year…

30+ Best Things to Do in Venice, Italy

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Op-Ed | How Long Will the Luxury Myth Last?

So far, the 21st Century has been good to “big luxury” players. The Great Recession in the late 2000s threw luxury brands a curveball. But they soon bounced back as new wealth creation, notably in China, continued to generate legions of…

23 Best Things to do in Bologna, Italy

Adventurous Kate contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks! The city of Bologna has always been one of my favorite places in Italy. There are so many…

Did Mall Brands Just Win the Met Gala?

At this year’s Met Gala, Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M dressed more people than Gucci and mall-mainstay Tommy Hilfiger was mentioned more on social media than Chanel during the red carpet.Brands outside the luxury bubble made a…

Why the Public Is So Fascinated With Publicists

When Savannah Engel was working an event during her early days as a fashion publicist, she posed for a photo. After BFA, the event photographer, posted the image in an online album, “I got in so much trouble,” she recalled.“That’s how…

The Other Side of Hedi Slimane

LONDON — Back in March 2018, I sat down with Hedi Slimane in Los Angeles for a private dinner, just two months after he was appointed creative, artistic and image director of Celine. When I arrived at Craig’s in West Hollywood, Hedi was…

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