On Wednesday, professional kickboxer Sébastien Jondeau presented his second collection for the house of Karl Lagerfeld and, hang it all, despite his pugilistic precedents, the clothes were actually very good.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America will honor Ralph Lauren at this year's CFDA Fashion Awards, held June 4 in Brooklyn. Announcements are coming thick and fast with the CFDA Awards now just days away.
On Tuesday, the luxury group opened the Thélios production site for its joint venture with Marcolin, a partnership which began with Céline's eyewear collections, and still has those of Loewe and Fred in the pipeline.
High-end Swiss leather goods brand Bally made its biggest underlying profit in a decade last year, buoyed by growth in the United States and Japan, Chief Executive Officer Frederic de Narp said in an interview.
Fashion labels may be falling over themselves to court young, smartphone-wielding shoppers, but the industry's initial enthusiasm for the see-now-buy-way runway seems to be waning as brands questions its benefits.