CHANEL and DIOR report a sales increase in haute couture

The president of CHANEL has recently confirmed an sales increase betweek 20% and 30% for the couture line signed by Karl Lagerfeld, forecasting a positive rest of the year for 2010. He also said that many American and Russian wealthy clients are now returning after the crisis and there are several key new customers from Eastern Europe and Middle East.

Sidney Toledano, CEO of Christian Dior reported that over 80% of the haute couture collection presented in January was sold off the catwalk and there are more orders than the house can handle estimating an increase in haute couture sales especially after the presentation of the Fall/Winter haute couture collection this July.