Day’s wrap: Kenzo, Kering, Four Seasons, Valentino and BMW

Published: June 14, 2019

Luxury Daily’s live news from June 14 – Kenzo creative directors to leave label; Kering adds Balenciaga CEO to executive committee; Four Seasons furthers footprint in San Francisco with second hotel; Valentino films sunny flash mob in eyewear push; BMW gives glimpse of upcoming model in abstract art.

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Kering adds Balenciaga CEO to executive committee

Published: June 14, 2019

French conglomerate Kering has named Balenciaga CEO Cédric Charbit to its executive committee, following the brand’s significant sales growth over the last two years.

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Kenzo creative directors to leave label

Published: June 14, 2019

LVMH-owned fashion label Kenzo’s creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon are said to be parting ways with the house as they look to focus more on their Opening Ceremony brand.

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Christie’s set to create auction record with Indian Mughal and maharajas jewelry sale

Published: June 14, 2019

Christie’s “Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence” imminent auction of Indian jewelry, paintings, arms and objects is perhaps one of the most majestic collections to come on the market in decades. Word of advice to all luxury executives interested in bygone craftsmanship as an inspirational source for future endeavors: go and take a look at the 400 lots at Christie’s New York June 14-18 before they disperse around the world on auction day June 19.

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