Miuccia Prada is the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2018 from the British Fashion Council, in partnership with Swarovski. Previous winners include Donatella Versace, Ralph Lauren and Karl Lagerfeld.
Donatella Versace has created the tiaras for the debutantes at next year’s Vienna Opera Ball, using Swarovski crystals to dramatic effect. All debutantes will wear the tiaras when making their debut on February 28, 2019.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
Michael Kors may have seen its shares falling sharply after sales missed analysts’ forecasts, but the message from the company’s top team was (almost) all positive as it looked to a time when it will be an $8bn group.
Chanel has launched the images of its latest ambassador, Penelope Cruz, shot by Karl Lagerfeld in the house’s cruise collection. Cruz joins Chanel plenipotentiaries Margot Robbie, Lily Rose Depp and Kristen Stewart.
Fashion house Versace did not receive any offers from Italian investors before selling to Michael Kors but the deal with the U.S. fashion group will create jobs in Italy, said creative director Donatella Versace.
The cat was already out of the bag yesterday but that didn’t detract from the impact of the news on Tuesday that Michael Kors is acquiring Versace for around $2 billion and changing its name to Capri Holdings.