Milan Fashion Week, almost wholly digital, will run until March 1. Italy’s top labels will all take part, except Versace, alongside many debut names like Del Core, a new entry premiering with a real show.
Pitti Connect took a novel turn with Herno CEO Claudio Marenzi presenting the brand’s latest sustainable ideas with Globe, before linking to Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who has launched eco-retail concept Pea Green.
Italy on Monday signed a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to build a virtual store for Italian products, in a move aimed at boosting business-to-business (B2B) exports amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brothers Giuliano and Giordano Calza have sold a majority stake in their high-end streetwear brand to Italian investment firm Made in Italy Fund, but will continue to play an active role at the company.
After bailing out menswear label Corneliani, the Italian government is supporting the growth of womenswear label Liu Jo via a €15 million loan by state-controlled investment bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.
White, the uniquely located fashion-forward Milanese tradeshow, this month plans to celebrate Made in Italy and support sustainability, while it showcases several exciting new talents in its upcoming 300-brand salon.