Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
When Meghan Markle wore a pair of “slave-free” jeans last month, she sparked a sales stampede and shone a spotlight on the growing number of companies aiming to meet public demand for slave-free products.
Zalon, Zalando’s personal styling service, launched in 2015 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and expanded into the Netherlands and Belgium in 2016 and 2017. Now, the service is also available for customers in Sweden.
Fashion brands need to put their foot down and take action to prevent “a race to the bottom” in terms of discounts that threaten whole fashion retail eco-system, Farfetch CEO José Neves told FashionNetwork.com.
We caught up with the 54-year-old designer for a free-wheeling conversation on becoming a couturier, dominating the red carpet, building a fashion empire and, above all, on what makes this unique fashion autodidact tick.
As China held its annual "Singles Day" online sales event on Sunday, shoppers could still find cheap imitations on Alibaba's Taobao app despite the company's efforts to curb sales of counterfeit goods.