Louis Vuitton

'That’s our school uniform!' Prada branded 'copycat' by Shenzhen students

A Prada shirt (left) and a Shenzhen school uniform (right ) are found to look identical. Photo: screenshot via Weibo

Prada, a constant victim of plagiarism in China, has in an ironic turn of events been called a “copycat” by some sharp-eyed Chinese bloggers.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 7:23pm 9 comments

Burberry holds steady, LV sags

A Burberry shop is pictured in central London. Photo: AFP

The news that the latest first-quarter results for Burberry and LVMH (French luxury goods conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) are experiencing mixed fortunes in the east, probably comes as no surprise. How many very English trenchcoats can you sell for US$2,500 (HK$19,410) in China?

25 Apr 2013 - 5:17pm

Never was so much bureaucracy employed with so little effect

Where's the uniqueness?

The Sai Kung District Management Committee clearly has too much time on its hands. We see that it has established a working group comprising the Lands Department, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, the police, the Transport Department and the Sai Kung District Office. It must surely be a matter of some weight within the community for these bodies to come together.

19 Apr 2013 - 4:05am 9 comments

Ching Ming respect for the dead … and Louis Vuitton

Paper Chanel handbags, on sale at a store in Sai Ying Pun, were among the offerings being burned at Diamond Hill Cemetery. Photo: Felix Wong

Hundreds of thousands of people paid tribute to the dead during the Ching Ming "grave-sweeping" festival yesterday but there was a whiff of change in the air amid the smoke of burning offerings and incense.

5 Apr 2013 - 3:57am

Back in Black (and white): Return of the monochrome look

Marc Jacobs championed black and white for Louis Vuitton. Photo: Reuters

Spring style usually conjures up ideas of dreamy florals and bright, colourful prints. But this year, graphic black and white emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

18 Mar 2013 - 10:38am

City Digest, March 11, 2013

Roadside air pollution levels remained very high at all three monitoring stations yesterday. The air pollution index at Causeway Bay peaked at 160, while readings in Mong Kok and Central reached 137 and 130, respectively.

11 Mar 2013 - 5:18am

Paper talk

Peter Lee Ka-kit

Fish paste sold in Wellcome supermarkets is found to be produced in a filthy house in Lok Ma Chau. And the house, swamped with rats and flies, is said to belong to businessman Kwok Chi-yau, a member of the chief executive election committee. 

9 Mar 2013 - 2:31am

Paris Fashion Week wrap

Louis Vuitton

Paris Fashion Week finished on Wednesday with a powerful finale to the autumn-winter 2013 collections. If the beginning of the nine-day event seemed dark and severe, the ending served to bring out the most playful and positive of next season's designs.

8 Mar 2013 - 10:20am

Louis Vuitton demands compensation from Hong Kong hairdresser over patterned chair

A Louis Vuitton store in Central. Photo: SCMP

Luxury goods brand Louis Vuitton is accusing the owner of a Shau Kei Wan hair salon of trademark infringement after he was found to have chairs covered in what appeared to be the French label’s trademarked check pattern, Apple Daily

7 Mar 2013 - 7:35pm

LVMH shops for new outfit

The Louis Vuitton brand accounts for more than three-quarters of LVMH's fashion and leather goods sales. Photo: Bloomberg

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is poised to pursue a takeover as revenue growth, led by sales of its eponymous handbags, slows the most in four years.

23 Feb 2013 - 4:54am

Chinese student in France sick of buying luxury goods for other people

People browse for handbags in the Paris department store Galeries Lafayette on January 9, 2013. Photo: AFP

Li Yuandong, 23, remembers buying 10 Burberry scarfs, two Burberry handbags, two Louis Vuitton handbags and some luxury perfumes in one day in Paris without blinking an eye.

22 Jan 2013 - 4:43pm 4 comments

Louis Vuitton holds reopening party at Pacific Place

Carmen Kass and Jean-Baptiste Debains

Louis Vuitton's boutique in Pacific Place was abuzz with celebrities and socialites, some flying in from overseas, to celebrate the French brand's store reopening last Wednesday after renovations.

10 Dec 2012 - 5:05am 1 comment

Paris Fashion Week: LV, Prada and Elie Saab cap things off

Louis Vuitton SS13.  Photo: AFP

Louis Vuitton lightened things up in Paris after what was a rather interesting, complex yet dark week in terms of collection moods.

16 Oct 2012 - 2:25pm 1 comment

A nimal magnetism

A nimal magnetism

Be it in classic black or earthy tones, nothing beats leather this season.

6 Oct 2012 - 11:54pm

Vuitton pop-up puts pop artist in spotlight

Louis Vuitton is no dummy at brand building. Collaborations with artists such as Richard Prince and Takashi Murakami have created some of the house's most noteworthy designs.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm