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LVMH results send chill across luxury goods sector

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PARIS - The outlook for the luxury goods industry darkened on Friday as poor results from industry leader LVMH showed how the strong euro and political protests in Hong Kong were major factors curbing spending by Chinese and Russian customers.

LVMH results send chill across luxury goods sector

* Hong Kong protests weigh on already weaker Chinese demand

Top designer Christophe Lemaire quits Hermes to develop his own brand

PARIS - Top designer Christophe Lemaire is leaving Hermes in the fall to focus on developing his eponymous fashion label, the French luxury group said on Monday.

21 Jul 2014

Hermes sales hit by weakness in Japan

PARIS - French luxury goods firm Hermes posted a slowdown in second quarter sales growth, hit by a slump in Japanese demand and adverse changes in foreign exchange rates.

18 Jul 2014

UPDATE 2-Hermes sales hit by weakness in Japan

* Says H1 operating margin to be slightly lower vs H1 2013 (Adds details, CEO comments)

LVMH names new Marc Jacobs boss for possible IPO -sources

PARIS, July 18 - French luxury group LVMH has named Sebastian Suhl, currently head of its Givenchy fashion brand, as the new chief executive of Marc Jacobs to prepare the U.S. fashion business ahead of a possible flotation, sources close to LVMH said.

LVMH and eBay settle litigation over fake goods

PARIS - LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and eBay Inc have settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the U.S. company's online auction website.

17 Jul 2014

1950's hourglass chic feted at Paris fashion museum

PARIS - When Christian Dior introduced his debut haute couture collection in February 1947, the meters of fabric spilling over the models' hips in swirls of fine wool, silk and tulle were nothing short of a fashion revolution.

11 Jul 2014

Chanel recalls Le Corbusier in glittering, snow-white and red collection

PARIS - Fashion designers and architects are very different animals, but their eye for form and sculpture is the same, which may be why Karl Lagerfeld drew influence from the pioneering architect Le Corbusier for Chanel's Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection presented on Tuesday.

08 Jul 2014

Chanel recalls Le Corbusier in glittering, snow-white and red collection

PARIS, July 8 - Fashion designers and architects are very different animals, but their eye for form and sculpture is the same, which may be why Karl Lagerfeld drew influence from the pioneering architect Le Corbusier for Chanel's Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection presented on Tuesday.

08 Jul 2014