MM6, a line launched in 1997 by Maison Martin Margiela, has taken advantage of the New York fashion Week to present its Autumn/Winter 2011 first ever capsule collection, created in collaboration with Opening Ceremony.
Porsche Design is presenting an extended fashion collection for women for the Spring/Summer 2011 season. As with the men's collection, the luxury brand has placed the focus of the fashion collection on leather jackets.
Miuccia Prada has already won plaudits for her spring/summer 2011 collection -- simply-cut dresses and suits in a quirky mix of stripes and solids, with bold splashes of orange, violet and electric blue.
Porsche Design has decided to expand its collection with the launch of Porsche Design Denim. The premium jeans line, made in collaboration with German denim brand Blessed & Cursed, will offer apparel for men and women and will be available for the A/W 2011 season.
British designer brand Ted Baker said it would meet forecasts for year profit even though UK trade was affected by the adverse weather in the lead up to Christmas. The firm said on Friday that retail sales increased 7.6 percent in the period Nov. 14 to Jan. 8.
At this week’s Pitti Uomo, the male fashion tradeshow in Florence, Umbro will be showcasing its new ‘Archive Research Project’ collection, created in collaboration with designer Aitor Throup. The new project shows the British label’s ambition to broaden its audience by moving upmarket.
Jean Paul Gaultier has just launched Gaultier Bébé, a babywear collection. The designer has signed a license agreement for the new line with the Zannier Group, which should be hitting stores in Spring/Summer 2011.
Polo Ralph Lauren continues to grow in the denim business. The American brand is going to transform and split its Autumn/Winter 2011-12 Polo Jeans collection into Ralph Denim & Supply for women and Polo Denim & Supply for men.