Following predictions from industry observers indicating Chinese company Icicle as the favourite to take over Carven, the French brand has confirmed that the premium fashion group is indeed the new owner of the house.
The Italian menswear trade show has chosen Glenn Martens' Y/Project as the guest of honour for its next January edition. The label will therefore be showing in Florence this season, and not its hometown Paris.
Party season collections are coming thick and fast at the moment and while much of the focus is on the mass-market (Halpern x Topshop, Ashish x Warehouse, Moschino x H&M), the luxury sector isn’t holding back either.
Chanel has launched the images of its latest ambassador, Penelope Cruz, shot by Karl Lagerfeld in the house’s cruise collection. Cruz joins Chanel plenipotentiaries Margot Robbie, Lily Rose Depp and Kristen Stewart.
German luxury marque MCM has appointed Dirk Schönberger to be its new global creative director in a surprise move. Schönberger takes up his new position immediately, and will present his first collection later this year.