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Swiss watchmakers counting the clock until Chinese tourists return
Switzerland's major luxury watch brands are cautiously optimistic that Chinese tourists will boost sales this year, if they return to Europe in large numbers after the easing of domestic Covid restrictions.
Capri Holdings appoints Mahesh Madhavan to board of directors
Capri Holdings, the owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, has announced the appointment of Mahesh Madhavan to its board of directors.
Good American announces open casting winners after UK, US search
Good American, the “inclusive” fashion brand co-founded by Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede, has unveiled the finalists from its open casting that sought “real women” to star in its latest campaign.
Most UK consumers now have pre-owned items, clothing most popular category
Around 25% of people in the UK have no pre-owned items in their wardrobes, according to a new study, although while that might be bad news from one angle, it also means that 75% are already switched on to pre-owned
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
Shonda Rhimes teams with St. John again for Gyrl Wonder event
The Emmy Award-winning writer, director, and producer hosted the organization that empowers young Black and Latinx for a career-focused Q&A with Aurora James.
Elie Saab to be guest of honor at next BBFW
Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week is once again inviting a guest of honor. After Marchesa and Viktor & Rolf in past editions, the Lebanese designer Elie Saab is to hold his first bridal fashion show in Barcelona.
Delayed Sloane Street transformation to start, will see £46m spend
London’s Sloane Street is to be transformed into a greener and even more appealing shopping destination in a partnership between landlord/developer Caodgan and the local authority.
Prada announces more than 400 hires in its factories by the end of 2023
The Italian group will recruit more than 400 people by the end of the year, including 200 from its own training school, to strengthen its industrial capacities in Italy, especially in leather goods and footwear.
WGSN owner says revenue rises, but non-fashion is growth driver
Up-for-sale WGSN could have a new owner before the end of April. That’s the news from UK-based specialist information and analytics owner Ascential that earlier decided to offload the UK-based business in January.
Italy's fashion group Roberto Cavalli appoints Sergio Azzolari as CEO
Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli said on Thursday it had named Sergio Azzolari as its new chief executive officer, effective on April 2.
Richemont's Enquirus is new digital platform to thwart luxury watch and jewellery thieves
Richemont, a key player in the luxury watch and jewellery sectors, announced on Thursday that it has launched “a neutral, global digital platform designed to help reduce watch and jewellery-related crime”
A journey with Dior: the Andalusian craftsmanship that seduced Maria Grazia Chiuri
FashionNetwork.com followed the designer's journey in search of Andalusian artisans to collaborate with for her Cruise 2023 collection.
Aeffe streamlines corporate structure, parts ways with Moschino's managing director
The Aeffe group has approved the merger by incorporation of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Moschino and Aeffe Retail. Moschino's managing director Stefano Secchi will leave the company on March 31.
Boss opens virtual showroom as part of Metaverse Fashion Week
Boss, the Hugo Boss-owned label, said it’s “taking a bold step into the metaverse on the heels of a critically acclaimed Spring/Summer 2023 Fashion Show in Miami”.
Uniqlo and Theory to open Covent Garden combo flagship
After opening a joint giant-sized Uniqlo-Theory space on London’s Regent Street, the owner of both brands, Fast Retailing, is clearly pleased with the results and will open another in Covent Garden late next month.