The news published by Bloomberg about a possible takeover of the down jacket label by the French luxury group fuelled plenty of speculations. FashionNetwork.com analyses the operation’s potential impact.
The French distance-selling menswear specialist, bought last June by Latour Capital, has expanded into 11 countries over the course of 20 years. In 2020, it is entering northern Europe, ahead of a push for the USA.
Brands are racing to establish their sustainability credentials and on Friday, Mulberry announced that it has launched its first 100% sustainable leather bag, with all proceeds going to a conservation charity.
Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co, which is being bought by France's LVMH, missed market expectations for quarterly profit and sales on Thursday, hit by lower spending by foreign tourists in the United States and Hong Kong.
The chief executive and top shareholder of Moncler played down speculation around a takeover by Gucci-owner Kering on Thursday, saying the two firms sometimes talked but that there was no deal in the works.
Diversification, licensing and retail expansion, these are the strategic priorities for the Italian fashion label, which is about to enter China and is launching its first watches line in partnership with Timex.
Denim Première Vision seemed to shrug off the real and the economic chill as it returned to London this week with a busy show, an enlarged exhibitor list and a sustainability focus both for production and style trends.
Founded by stylist Calyann Barnett, the 6,300 square-foot space in Wynwood allows a curated selection of brands to access short-term, flexible, full-service leases for pop-up shop-in-shops within the space.
Continuing its efforts to align itself more closely with consumers’ appetite for fashion experiences, the BFC has revealed the two designers who will be staging public-facing catwalk shows at LFW in February.
Dubbed 'The Journey', the Canadian luxury parka maker said the flagship store set to open on Thursday in CF Sherway Gardens, in Toronto, Canada, was “designed to push the boundaries of e-commerce and retail."
In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.