The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has announced the dates for its next menswear and haute couture runway seasons in January 2021, confirming they will take place.
First you had Netflix, now you have GucciFest. In the latest twist in the online direction of fashion, Gucci will reveal its next collection via its own film series in a digital movie festival named GucciFest.
Inditex’s flagship brand is expanding in Asia with the opening of its largest regional store in Beijing. The new location spreads across 3,500 sq m over four floors. Zara first launched in China in 2004.
The government’s Ministry of Electronics and IT announced that it has banned 59 Chinese mobile apps in India including shopping apps for clothing stores Shein, Romwe, and Club Factory, citing a security threat.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will invest 200 billion yuan ($28 billion) in its cloud infrastructure over three years, following a boom in demand for business software as the coronavirus outbreak peaked in China.
Like many brands, some luxury labels are producing online content to dispel the gloom in these times of isolation, for example Bottega Veneta with a multi-media project, and Salvatore Ferragamo with a trivia quiz.
The Paris women's ready-to-wear week scheduled from February 24 to March 3 promises to be an exciting blend of fresh talent and leading names, with debut shows by Noir and Coperni, and a rejuvenated Kenzo.
Dolce & Gabbana expects sales in China to fall in the current fiscal year after a slowdown in 2018-19, as it still struggles to shake off the fallout from a controversial advertising campaign in the country.
France's Chanel and Japan's Pola Orbis are among firms launching new ranges to exploit signs of rising demand for cosmetics among men, betting the tide is finally turning in a segment that has long underwhelmed.