Sending out a simultaneously fresh and gutsy collection, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac laid down some colourful foundations for the Benetton relaunch with a successful show at Milan Fashion Week on Tuesday.
After being helmed by the German designer for 35 years, the luxury label has opted for continuity with Virginie Viard, who will need to adapt to a market with an increasingly voracious appetite for novelty.
Karl Lagerfeld's righthand woman and longtime collaborator Virginie Viard has been tasked with heading the design of Chanel's collections following the death of the star couturier, who passed away on Feb. 19.
Luxury goods group Kering joined competitors in defying concerns of waning demand in China, as momentum at its powerhouse Gucci slowed slightly in the fourth quarter but still outperformed most other fashion brands.
In response to the political turmoil playing out in the news, Tom Ford seemed to take refuge in an Autumn/Winter 2019 collection built to create comfort and security through understated luxury and glamorous softness.
The close relationship between luxury e-tailer Farfetch and Browns, the physical store that it acquired back in 2015, has become even closer with Browns’ CEO Holli Rogers having taken on a new role at the parent firm.