Paris — LVMH, the owner of Louis Vuitton, enjoyed an unexpected rebound in consumers’ appetite for dresses and bags, buoying third-quarter sales.

Organic revenue at LVMH’s fashion and leather goods unit jumped 12% in the third quarter as the world’s largest luxury company cited strong sales of items such as Christian Dior’s $3,000 Bobby bags. Analysts expected a 0.9% decline...

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