Kering-owned Swiss watch brands Ulysse Nardin and Girard-Perregaux said on Monday they were cutting about 100 jobs, or a quarter of their total workforce, after sales were hit by the coronavirus crisis.
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.
Fashion labels are coming up with new strategies to deal with a menswear season that has been hugely compromised by the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the June trade shows and fashion weeks.
Faced with the increased containment measures implemented against the coronavirus, Gucci has announced the closure of its factories for eight days. LVMH is keeping its sites open, albeit with specific restrictions.
Ahead of the launch of Delpozo’s new collaboration with Anthropologie, its creative director Lutz Huelle charts the brand’s uncertain future, the progress of his eponymous brand and the evolution of fashion weeks.
The flags chosen as the theme of the Florentine menswear show, which opens on Tuesday, symbolise the diverse, international range of exhibitors of this winter session, featuring major names and special events.
Kering has named another CEO for Brioni; the fourth boss of the famed, yet troubled, Italian tailor in just five years. Though noted for exceptional quality Brioni has fired as many designers as CEOs in the same period.