Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
Virgil Abloh has been named as the designer of 2018 by Ebay’s Shopping Report, which also highlights trends ranging from logos and faux fur to denim boots and pretty much anything connected to a certain royal wedding.
Michael Kors may have seen its shares falling sharply after sales missed analysts’ forecasts, but the message from the company’s top team was (almost) all positive as it looked to a time when it will be an $8bn group.
Michael Kors undershot analysts’ revenue estimates for the first time in almost two years in Q2, as the luxury fashion firm saw lower sales at retail stores in Europe, where it’s trying to boost its performance.
Add glove designer to Audrey Marnay’s list of professions; that already includes model, actress and singer. She has created a capsule collection for Causse Gantier, whose mittens are worn by Karl Lagerfeld.
“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.
The latest Lyst Index has shown that “Off-White is now the hottest fashion brand on the planet” with global fashion search platform Lyst saying searches for it soared, while Dior's Saddle Bag was top women's product.