Dr Martens has unveiled its collaboration with Rick Owens that launches on March 20. It has linked up with the designer to create a new version of the Dr Martens 1460 Bex platform boot, retailing at £299.
It looks like the long rumoured private equity takeover of family-owned Birkenstock could actually be happening soon. L Catterton, the group with close links to LVMH, is said to be “nearing an agreement” to buy it.
Gucci has hung on to its most-in-demand number one position in the latest Lyst Index while The North Face had the hottest product in Q4, topping both the women’s and men’s list - a first for the index.
The iconic German footwear manufacturer has reportedly received interest from investment fund CVC, which is currently in negotiations to acquire the family-run company valued at around 4 billion euros.