The house of Giambattista Valli has appointed Charlotte Werner to be its new Chief Executive Officer, as the house’s recent investor Artémis helps to boost the management of the critically acclaimed couturier and house.
Kering’s eyewear business has announced a partnership with Chloé. Kering Eyewear will design, produce, and distribute eyewear for Chloé (Richemont), taking over from its previous partner Marchon Group.
While fashion museums have had to close and even postpone the launch of upcoming exhibitions and events, many are getting creative and going digital to bring their exclusive work to people around the globe.
The French luxury giant, which owns Gucci and Saint Laurent, among other brands, predicts a 15% decrease in comparable sales in the first quarter ending March 31, as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic takes its toll.
The French luxury group will internalise part of the embroidery work handmade in India by some of its sub-contractors, to boost the group’s expertise in the field and improve local workplace conditions.
Global luxury brands are scaling back orders with Italian suppliers, as the spread of the coronavirus from key market China to major manufacturing hub Italy hits business across the sector, industry sources said.