On July 15, The Kooples, the French men’s and women’s ready-to-wear label recently bought by Maus Frères, will commercialise a capsule collection inspired by the franchises of the USA’s National Basketball Association.
French children’s fashion group Children Worldwide Fashion has brought in funds from Arkéa, its new majority shareholder, and Raise to its capital. The move is supported by Dzeta and its management team.
Prada has become the latest big name in luxury fashion to go fur-free with the group’s brands, including Prada itself plus Miu Miu, Church’s and Car Shoe, to stop using fur from its SS20 womenswear collection.
France accounts for over one quarter of the total sales of the top 100 luxury corporations worldwide according to Deloitte’s 2019 report, with 9 groups listed and LVMH, L'Oréal, Kering and Chanel in the top 10.
This NYFW's mixed schedule of men’s and women’s shows saw daring silhouettes and bold uses of color that reflected a search for joy in a country currently experiencing a good deal of social and political commotion.