Paris haute couture week begins officially Monday morning, but smart brands love to express themselves in its slipstream, as did Paco Rabanne, Patou and Alaïa with three highly accomplished shows on Sunday evening.
Boss is continuing its marketing drive to reach key consumers and has announced a new deal with the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team (AMF1) that sees it being named the team’s official fashion partner.
Dior revealed this week it will drop this month the Travis Scott collaborative collection for men announced late last year, after it was put on hold following the Astroworld festival tragedy in January.
Carlo Capasa has been confirmed for the fifth consecutive time as head of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion (CNMI). He has been re-elected after two particularly challenging years marked by the pandemic.
Frasers Group has acquired a big stake in Australian fashion marketplace, MySale. It sees it as "an opportunity for a strategic partnership" to sell end-of-line group products via an established clearance channel.
Valentino is entering what it says is “a new chapter” for its eyewear offer with the July launch of its first products under the exclusive deal it signed with Switzerland-based Akoni Group late last year.
A new BCG and Comité Colbert study shows that 65% of consumers “take into account companies' commitment to sustainable development when deciding on their purchases” and that luxury still needs to do more to excel online.
Evolved By Nature, a biotech firm backed by French fashion company Chanel, said on Thursday it has raised $120 million in a financing round, adding new investors including one of Canada's biggest pension funds.
Mulberry was upbeat Wednesday as its reported annual results, with a slew of strong figures and a determination to eventually reopen in Paris. But it has predicted slower growth ahead due to the volatile global backdrop.