The Gartex Texprocess India 2019 trade show will run from August 10 to 12 at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi and bring together over 200 companies and 400 brands in the textile and garment manufacturing businesses.
Superdry has been sharing plenty of information recently about its ambitious plans for India, and it now seems that as well as new stores, it will be focusing on multichannel retail with an Indian website due soon.
Unilever’s Pond’s skincare brand is diving into artificial intelligence and has launched an AI chat tool that’s claimed to be able to match skincare products to customers’ needs more consistently than dermatologists.
Skechers has reported record sales of $1.259 billion in Q2 2019, up 10.9% from the prior-year period – progress which set the California-based footwear company up for a comfortable earnings beat after a disappointing Q1.
If any designer is surely worthy of a biopic it must be Diane von Furstenberg. A beautiful multi-career change designer, who married a prince at 18; invented the wrap dress; and was New York’s It Girl of the 1970s.
The label commissioned architects Cini Boeri, Elizabeth Diller and Kazuyo Sejima a series of black nylon accessories, while also staging the Prada Mode club in Hong Kong and an exhibition for artist Jannis Kounellis.
Designer Raghavendra Rathore is expanding his brand’s textile offerings through a partnership with the luxury Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna. Rathore also reopened his Delhi flagship store in DLF Emporio.