China's Fosun International announced on Wednesday the appointment of Eran Cohen to CEO of US luxury label St. John Knits. Cohen succeeds Bruce Fetter, who has retired after more than 15 years with the company.
Speculation that Shandong Ruyi was in talks to buy the UK’s Arcadia Group may have been denied by both parties but it has certainly focused attention on the Chinese firm’s global ambitions in the fashion sector.
The next London Fashion Week five-day season kicks off Friday morning; with a major drive to turns things ever more ecological; alongside a bittersweet farewell to the country’s most successful designer this century.
A deal has been struck to sell Bally and while we don’t know how much the deal’s worth, we do know that the Swiss brand will be controlled by one of the world’s biggest textile names, Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
Maybe it’s all the talk and tweets about who has the biggest nuclear button between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un? For one overriding trend in London Fashion Week Men's (LFWM) this season was Survivalist Chic.
Think of this coming weekend in London as a Double Hitter Twelfth Night. Both to celebrate the epiphany and kick off London Fashion Week Men’s, a four-day feast of some 50 events - shows; presentations; and lock-ins.