Shunned by big Swedish brands and losing ground to Copenhagen, Stockholm Fashion Week, which took place from 28th to 30th August, is hoping to relaunch itself and increase its visibility on the international stage.
Tax-free shopping specialist Global Blue is opening its first VIP Globe Shopper Lounge on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, underlining the importance of London's West End to the luxury industry and the tourist sector.
NY-based jewelry designer Gabriel & Co. has partnered with Elie Saab for the latest installment of its Designer Flash series, a curated jewelry assortment and podcast series revealing insights from featured designers.
In Italy, they call Max Mara, Il Gigante Silenzioso, or the Silent Giant: a 1.558 billion-euro fashion house, founded by Achille Maramotti, and still in his family, combining critical acclaim with commercial growth.
The latest stop on the caravanserai that is Europe’s current season of cruise shows is Reggio Emilia, the historic north Italian city and birthplace of Max Mara which presented a polished and artistically inflected show.