From fitness gadgets to affordable apparel, luxury fashion is moving in some surprising new directions. Here's a quick run-down of what's new.
Karl Lagerfeld Hotels and Hospitality
Karl Lagerfeld is adding yet another job title to his resume: hotelier. The 83 year-old designer has dabbled in hotel interior design before, but his new venture is significantly bigger and promises to impress.
Louis Vuitton is Expanding Luggage
RIMOWA, global leader of high quality luggage, joins the LVMH Group. #RIMOWA #LVMH A photo posted by LVMH (@lvmh) on
Louis Vuitton is an industry leader in designer luggage, but LVMH's recent purchase of the luxury luggage maker Rimowa promises to ramp up their product offerings even more. This move comes at a time when consumers are increasingly investing in travel and experiences.
Victoria Beckham Designing for Target
So excited to announce my new limited edition collaboration with @Target! Inspired by my VVB collection, coming April 2017 x vb #VBxTarget Thank you @bof A photo posted by Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) on
Beckham's clothing has long been a celebrity favorite, but her new line for Target will have something for the rest of us. We will be anxiously awaiting April 2017!
Vera Wang's Versions of Fitbits
Bring beautiful design to everyday living with Simply Vera Vera Wang accessories for #FitbitAlta—available now, only at @kohls. A photo posted by fitbit (@fitbit) on
For all of us who have thought about getting a Fitbit but don't like their rubberized utilitarianism, that has changed. Vera Wang has reimagined the gadget by adding studs, leather bands, and chain-links. The Fitbit site is touting an upcoming Tory Burch-designed line as well. These sporty bracelets are chic enough for a night out.