The LVMH division, dedicated to the sourcing of noble raw materials, has just acquired the exotic leather tannery Ally Projects and acquired a stake in the high-end leather clothing manufacturer Robans.
UK pre-loved baby & kids luxury platform Kidswear Collective has launched at Selfridges’ Birmingham and Trafford stores. It follows the success of a three-month pop-up store trial in the retailer's London flagship.
A final 24 hours of contrasts in the Milan runway season, starring Italy’s single most famous designer and its most mass market brand, Benetton, with the debut of Andrea Incontri; followed by a mass march at Moncler.
Thursday, on the Milanese catwalks, the houses competed with creativity to concoct shows with great impact. For Act No. 1 it was all about theatricality, for Moschino playfulness and for Boss acrobatics.
Hollywood took over Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, with a Kardashian-led Kim X Dolce & Gabbana show; a debut at Ferragamo dedicated to silver screen glamour and some model diversity at Bottega Veneta.
Fashion loves nothing more than a debut, and in a season of five in Milan, Etro went first. Though the star appearance on Friday was by a veteran; a cyberpunk display by Donatella Versace in a major statement.
Thursday marked a day of thrilling shows in Milan; from the Riviera romance of Max Mara and the grand minimalism of Prada, to an orchestra-led display by MM6 and a giant ovation at Emporio Armani for Giorgio.