The French luxury group, which previously held 67% of the Italian brand, has purchased the remaining 33% from Laudomia Pucci, who is stepping down from her role as vice president and image director at the house.
With Paris finally exiting the lockdown, and Parisians enjoying their city without masks, the international menswear runway season climaxes with six days of Paris shows this week, albeit within the penumbra of Covid.
Fashion likes nothing more than a debut, and the biggest one in Italy this season was designer Glenn Martens at Diesel, the avant-garde Belgian designer, making some bold moves at the Italian streetwear giant.
The Spring-Summer 2022 men’s fashion week scheduled from June 22-27 in Paris will feature six physical shows, including those by Dior and Hermès, plus the Jacquemus show on June 30, to be staged near the French capital.
Sales of handloom textile Khadi declined by 16% year-on-year in the 2021 financial year as the sector felt the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Village Industries goods, however, saw sales increase in FY21.
Christian Dior unveiled a caryatid Cruise 2022 collection in Athens on Thursday evening, metaphysical mode by its creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiled inside the city’s giant Panathenaic Stadium.