There are few more fertile imaginations in European fashion today than Marine Serre. Her clothes are hybrid and experimental; don’t really follow mainstream trends and were shown with zest and novelty Tuesday in Paris.
Tod’s CEO Diego Della Valle unveiled a new chapter in his giant Italian footwear and luxury empire, 'Tod’s Factory', a series of “dialogues with designers,” and the first conversation will be with Alessandro Dell’Acqua.
Austrian sportswear retailer Blue Tomato will be debuting in the Netherlands. The 449-square-metre shop will be located at Utrecht’s city centre and will be the first step of the brand's nationwide expansion.
Simon Porte Jacquemus is without a doubt the most commercially successful young French designer this decade but somehow the local French jury doesn’t ever really give him much credit. Which doesn’t feel right.
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.
Matalan is to open at Belfast’s CastleCourt and will create more than 50 jobs there. And while it may not seem newsworthy given that it already has 227 UK locations, it’s the firm’s very first city centre N Irish store.