Safilo said on Thursday it expected a 3 percent decline in full-year 2018 sales at constant currencies after poor sales in Europe and ongoing weakness in North American department stores hit its second-quarter.
First Heritage Brands, the owner of Sonia Rykiel, has entrusted the position of managing director to Perry Oosting, replacing Eric Langon who has been in the role since 2012, FashionNetwork.com has learned.
LVMH is close to acquiring a new perfume brand, Jean Patou, for its portfolio and has done it very much on the quiet. The French conglomerate took management control last year without any fanfare from Designer Parfums.
The French runway season will start one day earlier in September, with Christian Dior opening the season with an early afternoon on Monday, September 24, according to the official calendar released Wednesday afternoon.
The General Assembly of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) – French fashion’s governing body – on Thursday re-elected Ralph Toledano as President of the Federation for an extended four-year term.
With its strategic comeback in full swing, the Kering-owned luxury brand will see its marketing director, Lisa Pomerantz, depart this month, coinciding with the arrival of new creative director, Daniel Lee.