The world is changing and fashion and beauty need to change too - and fast - speakers at the Decoded Future summit in London said. Sustainable packaging, rental, resale and Gen Z mean the old rules no longer apply.
UK menswear’s reigning intellectual designer is Hussein Chalayan. That was true again this season, since his collection was a meditation on the idea that foreign powers can influence the mind of colonized countries.
Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data.
“For me, influencers are a game changer,” says Maria Giulia Prezioso Maramotti of Max Mara, underlining the Italian house’s committed effort to connect with a younger generation of consumers worldwide.
The Enforcement Directorate held a second auction for two of accused jewellery tycoon Nirav Modi’s cars on June 4 and garnered an extra Rs 42 lakh as Modi remains held in a UK jail awaiting his extradition trial.