This week had a lot happening in the world of luxury, from fashion brands launching their holiday collections to Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele stepping down and the Ferrari Enzo Matte Black scheduled to be auctioned. Here are all the luxury news updates worth catching up on.
Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele steps down
Alessandro Michele stepped down from his role as creative director role, Gucci according to a press release from Kering. After his seven-year stint, Alessandro Michele states, “There are times when paths part ways because of the different perspectives each one of us may have. Today an extraordinary journey ends for me, lasting more than twenty years within a company to which I have tirelessly dedicated all my love and creative passion. During this long period, Gucci has been my home, my adopted family.”
Messi and Ronaldo star in the latest Louis Vuitton campaign
It will be the last FIFA world cup for two historic footballers, Messi and Ronaldo. To celebrate their retirement from the FIFA world cup Louis Vuitton’s latest campaign brings together Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, not for a football match, but instead a game of chess. In addition to a long tradition of crafting trunks for the world’s most coveted sporting trophies, the Maison celebrates two of the most talented football players today.
Ralph Lauren’s new holiday collection
Ralph Lauren’s 2022 global holiday campaign, entitled “The Gift of Togetherness,” is finally here! Encapsulating the warmth, charm and magic of the holiday season, the campaign highlights the brand’s core values of togetherness and timelessness. Hues of black and red characterise the collection while blazers, ugly sweaters and ballgowns are the key pieces. One of the best luxury news updates that is gearing us up for the holiday season!
Good Earth is now at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, Washington DC
Good Earth is the first-ever design house from India retailing at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art in Washington DC, coinciding with the museum’s centennial celebrations. A joyful celebration of all things handmade, the museum shop bridges centuries-old works of art and modern-day makers, offering contemporary handmade pieces ranging from home textiles, and accessories to home décor and jewellery. Good Earth joins an exclusive list of global, artisan-made brands chosen to showcase a special curation of products. Good Earth’s iconic products and designs at the National Museum of Asian Art (NMAA) shop include tableware, printed textiles and hand-decorated crockery among others making it to luxury news updates for the week.
Sotheby’s to auction the Ferrari matte black Enzo
Yet another luxury news update is that Sotheby’s is auctioning a factory matte black 2004 Ferrari Enzo which is a one-of-one Ferrari Enzo. It was delivered new from Maranello finished in ‘Matte Nero Opaco and the car belonged to a member of the royal family of Brunei. This triple black spec was further personalized with larger seats and Rosso instruments.