The Best of Haute Écriture this Month

It’s the last Saturday of the month which means it’s time for the Best of Haute Écriture. If you’re new, the Best of Haute Écriture is an article series I post on the last Saturday of every month in which I gather my top 3 favorite posts, the best news stories, video, and more. A lot has been going on in fashion so let’s get started with this month’s Best of Haute Écriture.

Top Posts

The Louis Vuitton iPhone 7 Eye-Trunk is Stupid

Louis Vuitton showed a Petite Malle inspired iPhone protector in its Spring/Summer 2017 collection last year in October. Nicolas Ghesquiere even posted a photo of himself using it on Instagram a day before it debuted on the runway. The iPhone protector, called the “Eye-Trunk”, has been released, but don’t bother buying it because it’s stupid. Everyone knows that iPhones are expensive. The iPhone 7 starts at $649 before taxes and costs up to $849 while the iPhone 7 plus starts at $769 and costs up to $969. Louis Vuitton’s protectors, however, costs over $1,000. The cheapest of the protectors cost $1,180 before taxes. The most expensive one costs $5,550. The new protectors cost a lot more than the actual phone its protecting.

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Here Are the World’s Top 3 Most Valuable Apparel Brands

Brand Finance, a valuation and strategy consultancy, was all over fashion news when it announced that Nike, H&M and Zara are the world’s top 3 most powerful apparel brands. Nike has held its spot as the most valuable apparel brand in the world for 2017. H&M comes in second and Zara comes in third, taking the spot from Louis Vuitton. Every year Brand Finance ranks the most valuable brands in various categories. The company weighs sales and market share as well as power based on marketing investment, familiarity, loyalty, staff satisfaction, and corporate reputation to determine a company’s value.

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Clare Waight Keller is Givenchy’s New Creative Director

Givenchy was all over fashion news when it announced that Clare Waight Keller is the brand’s new creative director. Waight Keller is replacing Riccardo Tisci who has been with the brand for 12 years. Givenchy posted a photo on Instagram announcing the hire of Waight Keller saying, “Clare Waight Keller. New Artistic Director. Shot by Steven Meisel.” No announcements have been made as to when Waight Keller’s first collection for the brand will be shown. It will probably be the Givenchy Spring/Summer 2018 collection, though, which will be shown at Paris Fashion Week in September.

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Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars – Reuters

LVMH to Launching New E-Commerce Site – Haute Écriture

Natacha Ramsay-Levi Out at Louis Vuitton, Named Creative Director for Chloé – The Fashion Law

Tom Ford Bids Farewell to See-Now-Buy-Now – WWD


Around the Web in Fashion


The 16 Best Runway Bags of Milan Fashion Week Fall 2017 – PurseBlog

Hermès RTW Fall 2017 – WWD

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