'Phygital' events, the role of buzz-worthy models and the evolving power of influencer marketing are some of the key takeaways from this season’s fashion month, according to a new report from Launchmetrics.
The US executive, who has made a name for himself in top roles for leading luxury groups like Prada, LVMH and Valentino, is the new CEO of Trussardi. His main goal is to promote the label’s expansion in foreign markets.
Without question, this has been the strangest season in fashion in 50 years, where designers have been busy asking themselves what the point of their profession is. What the French call "une remise en question."
Miuccia Prada didn’t stage any life shows this season in either Milan or Paris, though she did unveil two very carefully crafted videos, especially so in the case of Miu Miu, in Paris at lunchtime on Tuesday.
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has released the breakdown of the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, revealing that 18 houses currently plan to stage actual physical shows.
Paris Fashion Week has unveiled the schedule for the city’s next runway season, with a healthy 88 events listed on the official program, underlining the continued drawing power of the city as a "show" location.
As previously announced, Kering's Gucci has executed an increasingly popular strategy among luxury fashion houses and reduced the number of its retail partners, notably cutting its wholesale network by 70% in Italy.
Set to launch on Tmall, the Revlon Inc-owned cosmetics brand is gearing up to wield the power of celebrity as it re-enters the market, while its parent company continues to struggle with financial instability.