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Hermès and Christophe Lemaire part ways and Michele Sofisti joins Gucci – 24/7/2014

The roundabout is in full swing over at Hermès and Gucci with people exiting and entering at a brisk pace. Four years ago, Hermès announced that Christophe Lemaire was to succeed Jean Paul Gaultier. Lemaire left his post at Lacoste to join the esteemed French house and many wondered if he will be able

South Africa’s Woolworths snaps up David Jones – 18/7/2014

We are a patient bunch of people at The MO Down and have been waiting feverishly for the outcome of the talks to do with South Africa’s Woolworths buying David Jones and it would seem that shareholders are finally happy with the result! Despite a challenge from retail entrepreneur Solomon Lew, it seems relatively good to

Qeelin wows party-goers in Paris – 4/7/2014

It was a night where high-end jewellery met luxury royalty in the shape of the Palais-Royale in Paris. Hong Kong jeweller Qeelin was acquired by luxury group Kering in December 2012 and to introduce their first high-end jewellery collection, the jeweller threw a regal bash at the Palais-Royale. The space was transformed  into an art