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Pronovias names Marc Calabia Gibert new CEO among other exec appointments
Spanish bridalwear company Pronovias announced on Monday that Marc Calabia Gibert has been appointed to the role of CEO, effective September 1.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
Ludovic de Saint Sernin leaves Ann Demeulemeester
Barely six months after Ludovic de Saint Sernin was appointed creative director of Ann Demeulemeester the house has announced the departure of the designer. No successor has been named.
Giorgio Armani to stage One Night Only in Venice
Giorgio Armani will stage his latest One Night Only fashion and soirée event in September in Venice amidst the celebrations for the lagoon city’s annual film festival, its 80th edition.
Pronovias' owners increase capital injection in the company by 100 million euros
The new owners of Pronovias, Bain Capital and MV Credit, have augmented their capital injection in the company to €211 million in order to tackle the company's current debt and propel forward its revitalisation plan.
Adeju Thompson of Lagos Space Programme wins Woolmark Prize 2023
Adeju Thompson, founder of Nigeria-based Lagos Space Programme, has won the International Woolmark Prize for 2023, nabbing first place in the oldest and most esteemed fashion award.
Paris Texas links with Browns for first bridal shoe and boot offer
Milanese footwear brand Paris Texas has linked up with Farfetch’s British luxury boutique Browns to launch its debut bridal collection with a focus on non-traditional bridal styles.
Pronovias refreshes board of directors after generating €150 million in sales in 2022
The new shareholders of the bridal fashion company have formed a new board that will meet for the first time in May to approve the brand's 2024-2026 strategic plan.
Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week concludes its latest edition as an internationally established event
The latest edition of the bridal event closed with figures surpassing pre-pandemic levels, thanks to the return of Asian buyers and a significant number of international brands, buyers, and attendees.
Albasarí Caro on the success of BBFW and future plans
In its first edition under new management, FashionNetwork.com interviewed the director of Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week to discuss the latest developments of the event, its consolidation strategy, and future objectives.
ShowroomPrivé boosts sales by 17% in Q1
After business contracted in 2022, the French event sales group posted a 17% increase in sales volume and a 12% one in revenue in Q1 2023, thanks to the positive impact of various growth drivers.
Isabel Sanchís drives the internationalisation of her bridal line at BBFW
The Valencia-based brand is betting on its bridal line, launched two years ago, through a runway show and its presence at the professional fair BBFW. For the upcoming season, it expects to significantly grow in Asia.
Elie Saab showcased his first bridal fashion show in Barcelona
The Lebanese couture house closed the first day of Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week with its first show entirely dedicated to bridal wear, a category that already represents 15% of the company's sales.
Sabyasachi opens massive new Mumbai store
The Kolkata-based brand from Sabyasachi Mukherjee relocated its port city flagship to accommodate growing categories.
Pronovias' owners inject 110 million euros to refinance the company and improve its liquidity
Bain Capital and MV Credit acquired the bridal fashion company last December, which has requested that the court approve the agreed restructuring plan.
Administrator for UK arm of David's Bridal to fulfil orders, launches discounts
The US bankruptcy filing of the David’s Bridal business has been echoed in the UK with the firm’s British arm seeing Moorfields Advisory appointed administrators to the failed business.