First Heritage Brands, the owner of Sonia Rykiel, has entrusted the position of managing director to Perry Oosting, replacing Eric Langon who has been in the role since 2012, FashionNetwork.com has learned.
The General Assembly of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) – French fashion’s governing body – on Thursday re-elected Ralph Toledano as President of the Federation for an extended four-year term.
No fashion house is as indelibly linked to a Hollywood legend as Givenchy is to Audrey Hepburn, the leitmotif of a refined collection presented Sunday night in Paris by the marque’s creative director Clare Waight Keller.
The free-spirited phantoms of the 1960s wafted through a Paris courtyard on Sunday. Velvet Underground on the sound-track, singing Sunday Morning, as the house of Sonia Rykiel presented its debut L’Atelier collection.
Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
Call it the ever-changing Paris haute couture schedule. The latest house invited to join the couture season is Sonia Rykiel, which will stage a special 50th anniversary show on Sunday, July 1st, at 11AM.