According to a study by McKinsey & Co. for the Italian Fashion Chamber, presented on Tuesday in Milan, sustainability has an increasingly decisive influence on buyers’ choices, from retailers to end consumers.
Moncler is one of Italian fashion and luxury’s greatest success stories this century. FashionNetwork.com caught up with CEO Remo Ruffini in Milan for some insights into making Moncler a mega success and his future plans.
There was a great of talk in Milan about 'sprezzatura', Italian for relaxed and being at ease. A suggestion that the city and its fashion needs to lighten up a little to entice new generation millennials to be consumers.
The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
The apparel brand founded by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen has announced that its first menswear collection will launch this October in both its LA and New York flagship stores, as well as in select retailers globally.
The Paris Fashion Institute returns this fall, with revamped Design Studio courses, tailored to students’ specific needs. One of Europe’s best bespoke fashion courses, PFI, prepares young talent for fashion careers.
Balmain will launch a mini capsule collection this month with Beyoncé, entitled BalmainxBeyoncé, and debut it in Paris. And the famed Paris house plans to roll out the collection internationally on July 14.
There is life outside of Paris even for haute couture. Traditionally the métier was confined to the French capital, with just one acknowledged sub-division called Alta Moda in Rome, and latterly Milan.