The brand's creative director Paul Surridge sent out an energetic collection at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, revisiting the Florentine fashion house's roots and updating them with a dynamic breath of fresh air.
In an Italy where one black former minister has been the subject of racist abuse by her fellow politicians, it was instructive to attend this Stella Jean collection, a tribute to our memory of the ugliness of slavery.
The Italian luxury house signed off on a superb ready-to-wear collection at Milan Fashion Week, presenting a chic and laid-back womenswear offering in leather, accompanied for the first time on the runway by menswear.
Now that’s what we call a great Versace fashion show. As she has for several seasons, Donatella staged her show inside Milan’s fairgrounds, a giant exhibition hall done up with a carpet in the colours of the collection.
Farfetch priced its shares above its targeted range on Friday in a New York flotation that values the online luxury retailer at over $5.8 billion and underscores how big a bet web sales have become for high-end brands.
Longchamp, one of France's leading handbag makers, is increasing its presence in China and the United States to boost its sales, its CEO said, betting on celebrity tie-ins and its online platforms to revive growth.
The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
French luxury conglomerate LVMH on Friday named Stephane Bianchi, the former head of Yves Rocher, to run its watch business after divisional boss Jean-Claude Biver relinquished his operational responsibilities.
The second edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards will be held September 23 in Milan -- closing the city's Fashion Week -- with global celebrities Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore and Cindy Crawford in attendance.