French songwriter, art-rocker and actor Sébastien Tellier has found another outlet for his creativity, developing hats for Maison Michel, a brand within Chanel’s extended empire of artisans known as Paraffection.
The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.
GDS has launched its online version, in a manner of speaking. The Düsseldorf footwear trade show announced a collaboration with Berlin virtual marketplace We Want Shoes. The project is simply labelled 'GDS 365'.
The iconic 1980s and 90s French high-end footwear brand which currently belongs to the Royer group is making a come-back with a new brand identity, a new, 'accessible luxury' positioning and a new Creative Director.
Kaporal is about to mark an important step in its development. Laurent Emsellem, director and founder of the denim brand, has just welcomed Santiago Cuchy, ex-Tommy Hilfiger and Quiksilver, to the management team.