Few Italian luxury brands have weathered the long global slowdown as well as Ermenegildo Zegna, which has just posted excellent results for 2017, despite a period of growing competition in high-end menswear.
Fashion designer Bas Kosters has been awarded with a Cultuurfonds Mode Stipendium, the most prestigious fashion prize in the Netherlands. Previous recipients include Iris van Herpen and Ronald van der Kemp.
After a childhood building tree houses and robots, British designer Christopher Raeburn has made a career out of transforming unusual materials -- including parachutes -- into clothes ready for the catwalk.
Expect another year of rapid growth at LVMH, insisted Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH, at the group's AGM. Though he called reports that LVMH executives had held talks with the owners of Chanel “fake news.”