Daily Archives: June 9, 2011

Labelux has splurged on yet another brand, though “splurge” might be an exaggeration – they wouldn’t disclose how much it cost. But just two weeks after snapping up Jimmy Choo from TowerBrook, Labelux, the private, Vienna-based luxury group owned by Joh A. Benckhiser SE, a holding company owned in turn by the reclusive Reimann family, has bought Belstaff, of biker leather chic fame.  Read more

Blame it on the skinny model controversy and just wanting to avoid the issue entirely. Or maybe just boredom. But summer, it seems, has spawned some lateral thinking in the fashion world about where a brand should put its clothes.

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