The Castiglioni family may have had a relatively low profile since stepping down from their roles at Marni almost two years ago but on Thursday they announced a comeback with Carolina Castiglioni launching a new brand.
South London's planned new £1.4bn mall in Croydon will be anchored by a co-located John Lewis and Waitrose store with the chains being the most requested names consumers wanted to be added to the development.
Planned investment in Jimmy Choo may have dragged down the share price at Michael Kors but it's upbeat for the luxury brand’s prospects and is working to boost its appeal to Millennials and drive accessories expansion.
It seems the Meghan effect has already started to benefit Givenchy and Stella McCartney, who were the big names to dress Markle on her wedding day, with their sales soaring on luxury e-tail site Net-A-Porter.
Thomas Gibb, VP of product development and production for footwear for Stuart Weitzman, has sued parent company Tapestry Inc., alleging former creative director Giovanni Morelli repeatedly sexually harassed him.
Curated online marketplace Moda Operandi has launched Moda Operandi Man, a male-focused online destination where men can pre-order pieces from emerging talents and heritage brands straight from the runway.
Call it the ever-changing Paris haute couture schedule. The latest house invited to join the couture season is Sonia Rykiel, which will stage a special 50th anniversary show on Sunday, July 1st, at 11AM.