Yoox partners with augmented reality camera app Lumyer for ‘trying on’ service The deal means that shoppers on the Yoox site can use AR to see themselves 'trying on' handbags, sunglasses and jewellery. The images can also be shared on social media and the products can be purchased directly on smartphones. Read more.

Former Ralph Lauren executive Jerome Espinos launches new accessories label The Paris-based brand, Violet Thomas, is set to launch its own ecommerce store today that will focus on a small range of targeted products. Jerome is the former president of footwear at Ralph Lauren. Read more.

New site DivaNoor launches to sell luxury fashion brands in the Middle East The site will focus on selling French brands across several categories including luxury leather goods, jewellery, beauty products, accessories, fashion and lingerie. Shoppers are able to request bespoke pieces directly from designer stores in Paris. Read more.

Vacheron Constantin opens first Canadian boutique The luxury Swiss watch maker opened the store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto. The mall is home to various luxury boutiques such as Saint Laurent, Holt Renfrew and Prada. Read more.

Isabel Marant partners with Yoox Net-a-Porter Group for new online store As a result of the partnership, designer label Isabel Marant has relaunched its website, which now delivers to more than 100 countries and is available in six languages and nine currencies. YNAP provides ecommerce services to a wide range of luxury brands. Read more.

Yves Saint Laurent aims to double sales in three years CEO Francesca Bellettini announced during a presentation that the luxury group plans to open 20 stores a year and ramp up in-house production as it looks to reach an annual revenue target of €2bn in the next three to five years. Read more.