Confirmation of Carven's acquisition by Chinese group Icicle has been accompanied by the news that the French label will be able to keep on all of its current employees – all bar one: creative director Serge Ruffieux.
Following predictions from industry observers indicating Chinese company Icicle as the favourite to take over Carven, the French brand has confirmed that the premium fashion group is indeed the new owner of the house.
The Paris Commercial Court will deliver its decision on 12 October, but Carven seems to have found its savior in the Chinese group Icicle, with all in favour of a total takeover, FashionNetwork.com has learned.
WeChat said Tuesday that a just-unveiled Tod’s jointly-designed limited-edition bag is the first time a luxury brand has globally premiered a product through a WeChat Mini program created by and for a fashion blogger.
The former Comme des Garçons designer enchanted Pitti Uomo attendees in Florence on Wednesday, revealing a beautifully clean collection – simultaneously minimalistic and highly graphic, with a strong sportswear streak.