John Galliano has renewed his contract as creative director of the house of Maison Margiela, in a vote of confidence in the controversial British designer by the brand's owner, Italian billionaire Renzo Rosso.
Renzo Rosso, who owns more fashion-forward brands than anyone in Italy, is one busy man. We caught up with the fashion empresario in Manhattan to hear how his radical readjustment of Diesel is progressing.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The Italian denim label has tweaked its new store concept, introduced in Copenhagen last May, and will adapt its other monobrand stores accordingly, choosing between renovations, new openings and closures.
Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has increased the stake its holds in the Dutch label from 51 to 70% of the capital, while the remaining 30% is in the hands of founders and designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren.
The bid for a 100% stake in Roberto Cavalli by the Dubai property group, made via a subsidiary, has convinced Cavalli’s current owner Clessidra, the label and the tribunal, but a final court ruling is still required.