The French luxury group, which previously held 67% of the Italian brand, has purchased the remaining 33% from Laudomia Pucci, who is stepping down from her role as vice president and image director at the house.
Two decades after he first began creating for Aspesi, Lawrence Steele has returned to helm the house, and unveiled his first new ideas for the Italian label with a family-and-friends photoshoot by Vanina Sorrenti.
It looks like fashion runways are finally about to start warming up. After 15 months of online fashion seasons and virtual catwalks shows, several luxury marques will stage shows on catwalks in the next two months.
Felipe Oliveira Baptista will quit his position as creative director of Kenzo this summer, not even two years after being appointed. The news also comes just three months after the death of founder Kenzo Takada.
Alek Wek has developed a colorful new capsule collection with Weekend Max Mara. The Sudanese-born model worked with Max Mara’s design team to create a blend of her African roots, cosmopolitan lifestyle and artistic eye.
Farfetch has unveiled a major new global brand campaign called The Perfect Match. Linked to its #onlyonfarfetch theme, it comes as it continues to stress that a “commitment to the boutique community” is “at its heart”.