New York Times

THE DRG STYLE INDEX: 24 Sèvres, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Cobra, Craig Green



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

1. LVMH ECOMMERCE HAS LAUNCHED
Maison Rabih Kairouz 24 Sevres
24 Sèvres is aiming to deliver the ultimate luxury ecommerce experience. The just-launched site from Le Bon Marché (owned by LVMH) will stock over 150 luxury brands including Louis Vuitton & Dior, plus special collaborations and exclusives. (more…)



Quote of the day: Vanessa Friedman



Burberry See Now Buy Now
“At a certain point it’s hard not to wonder if all that immediate gratification just adds up to a lot of extraneous stuff. The fact is, it is possible to consume opinion and events (and carrots) without feeling the same need to consume garments. Clothes are signposts of personal communication, and as such they should be long-term acquisitions. Otherwise you risk identity whiplash.” (more…)



Quote of the Day: David Yi



David Yi of Very Good Light
“Big brands and media outlets are too afraid to push the envelope. They are stuck in 2014 still talking about beard oil when no one has beards any more.”
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Quote of the day: Scott Galloway



Are smart phones kiling fashion shows
“Social media is the laxative of the fashion system.”
Scott Galloway of digital consultancy L2 on how smartphones are killing off the runway show in The New York Times