It’s a relatively slow news week in the fashion biz, but there are still a few tasty bits.
- Conde Nast is getting into e-commerce starting in the new year. WWD has the details.
Chanel has acquired a tannery it has partnered with for the last 30 years to produce its quilted lambskin handbags. Business of Fashion says this kind of acquisition is becoming more common for luxury houses that want a firmer control on the quality of its raw materials.
The Daily Beast has “Tales of Bergdorf Window Dresser.” It’s a nice little look at the man behind the legendary window displays.
Last year Pantone picked emerald and this year the company has selected radiant orchid as its 2014 color of the year. Fashionista has helpfully rounded up some apparel and accessory swag in the hue.