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Top Fashion Stories of the Week: March 3

This week, fashion’s headlines set new tones for the future.

Among the biggest, new reports revealed that LVMH is looking to acquire Cartier’s parent company Richemont. The Switzerland-based luxury goods company boasts a massive portfolio of 26 brands that Bernard Arnault has his eyes on. In another sector, Rihanna confirmed the return of the much-loved and very-missed Fenty x PUMA collaborations, after the partnership quietly disappeared in 2017. And on the runway, Paris has the spotlight, with several labels, including Saint Laurent, Acne Studios, Balmain, Rick Owens, Off-White™, and LOEWE, among others, pulling back the curtain on their Fall/Winter 2023 designs this week.

Below, Hypebeast has rounded up the top fashion stories of the week so you can stay up to date on trends in the industry.

LVMH Is Reportedly Considering Acquiring Cartier’s Parent Company

Leading luxury conglomerate LVMH, run by the globe’s richest man Bernard Arnault, is looking to take over Switzerland-based luxury goods holding company Richemont, according to reports from Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft, which spoke of “whispers behind closed doors.”

Arnault reportedly has his eyes set on Cartier, viewing the high-end jewelry brand as a significant addition to its growing accessories wing, which presently hosts Tiffany & Co., Bvlgari, and Chaumet. Richemont ranks as the fourth-largest luxury company in the world, with a massive portfolio of 26 brands that includes Cartier, Chloé, Montblanc, IWC, A. Lange & Söhne, Van Cleef & Arpels, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Piaget and Vacheron Constantin.

Stay tuned for more details as they become available.

Rihanna Announced the Return of Fenty x PUMA

On Wednesday, Rihanna revealed the official comeback of Fenty x PUMA, with a concise message posted to social media: “She’s back.” In classic Bad Gal fashion, details on the re-established partnership are being kept largely under

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