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Céline e-commerce goes live

Celine e-commerce

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LVMH is finally launching Céline e-commerce with a new version of launching in France. All product categories will be available for purchase online, according to WWD.

The launch will be marked by a digital ad campaign in France from mid-December. (more…)

What’s in the box: the business of beauty advent calendars

unpacking the business of beauty advent calendars

On October 25th, 300 people queued around the block of Liberty’s department store before 8.30am. Not for a new i-gadget, or a half price techy telly, or even a celebrity collaboration. No, they queued for make-up. Or more specifically, for the privilege of buying a £175 box of beauty products, albeit worth over £500.

Welcome to the frenzied, hype-commerce world of beauty advent calendars. A business that’s been booming for the last couple of years and is still growing (according to Google trends). (more…)

THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Mr Porter, Glossier, Tiffany, Anya Hindmarch and more!

Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands and industry stories currently buzzing on my radar…


Mr P by Mr Porter
Mr Porter has entered the own-label fray with Mr P, a collection of ‘future-proof’ pieces. Alongside core staples, there will be five limited-edition capsules every year, each inspired by a style icon. (more…)

Ask Alison: ASOS Go Play is a multi-faceted digital beauty retail launch

Asos make-up line launch

Here’s the latest ‘Ask Alison’ post from DRG retail editor, ALISON FARRINGTON, on how ASOS is engaging young beauty consumers with its expanded beauty and own brand Asos Make-up offer

ASOS has joined the beauty teen retail party this week with the launch of its own label cosmetics line ASOS Makeup. (more…)