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Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Once, certain fashion designers created to empower women. Others to exalt them or make them beautiful. Today, many creators seem to have a new target in mind – pleasing the personal shopper.
Fashion
Vestiaire Collective valuation rises to $1.7bn as it raises more funds

Vestiaire Collective valuation rises to $1.7bn as it raises more funds

French luxury resale site Vestiaire Collective’s onward march is continuing with news that it has raised a further €178m in new finance, six months after a previous funding round. The firm is now valued at $1.7bn.
Luxury
Matchesfashion names Paolo de Cesare CEO

Matchesfashion names Paolo de Cesare CEO

Matchesfashion has named a new CEO, six months after the departure of its previous leader Ajay Kavan. The new chief executive is Paolo de Cesare, who had run Paris-based department store group Printemps until March 2020.
Luxury
YNAP opens "cutting-edge" distribution centre, boosts Net-A-Porter stock capaity

YNAP opens "cutting-edge" distribution centre, boosts Net-A-Porter stock capaity

Net-A-Porter and Mr Porter have received a major logistics boost as owner Yoox Net-A-Porter has officially opened its new “cutting-edge” logistics hub in Landriano, near Milan.
Luxury
LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.
Fashion
Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's best bring glamour to Emmys red carpet

Television's A-list returned to the red carpet in high style for the Emmys on Sunday -- a more traditional display of sartorial savoir faire after the pajamas and hoodies seen at last year's mostly virtual event.
Luxury
Timex signs licensing agreement with Judith Leiber

Timex signs licensing agreement with Judith Leiber

The Middlebury, Connecticut-based watchmaker announced on Wednesday that it has signed a strategic licensing agreement to produce timepieces for the American luxury brand owned by Authentic Brands Group since 2013.
Luxury
10 Corso Como relaunches under Tiziana Fausti

10 Corso Como relaunches under Tiziana Fausti

Tiziana Fausti, founder of the eponymous multibrand luxury retailer, details to FashionNetwork.com her strategy for breathing fresh energy into the legendary Milanese concept store she bought last year.
Luxury
Expanding ​Secret Sales names ‘dream team’ of six new star execs

Expanding ​Secret Sales names ‘dream team’ of six new star execs

Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
Luxury
Ferragamo retail sales close to pre-Covid levels in July, August

Ferragamo retail sales close to pre-Covid levels in July, August

Italy's Salvatore Ferragamo said on Tuesday its retail sales in July and August were close to pre-coronavirus levels, after returning to operating profit in the first half of 2021 from a pandemic-driven loss last year.
Luxury
Cartier unveils Timothée Chalamet as the Maison’s newest Friend of the House

Cartier unveils Timothée Chalamet as the Maison’s newest Friend of the House

Cartier has unveiled Timothée Chalamet is the maison’s newest Friend of the House, as the American actor wears a selection of vintage pieces for the premiere of Dune at the Venice International Film Festival.
Luxury
Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

Amazon.com Inc is planning to hire 55,000 people for corporate and technology roles globally in the coming months, Chief Executive Andy Jassy said.
Luxury
Novak Djokovic now an official spokesman for Hublot

Novak Djokovic now an official spokesman for Hublot

As he prepares for the US Open, the Serbian tennis player has become the new ambassador for luxury brand Hublot, which already counts a host of champions in various sports in its portfolio.
Luxury
Watches of Switzerland appoints Floydd CFO as Romberg retires

Watches of Switzerland appoints Floydd CFO as Romberg retires

​What a good time to join Watches of Switzerland. The high-flying UK-based but internationally-focused retail group has appointed William Floydd as chief financial officer. His joining date has yet to be determined.
Luxury
Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

Schulman named CEO of Michael Kors, to become Capri Holdings chief in 2022

​Capri Holdings had big news on Tuesday as it announced a new CEO — Joshua Schulman — for Michael Kors. But more importantly, he'll take over as group CEO from John D Idol next year. Idol will become executive chairman.
Fashion
Farfetch upbeat as Q2 shows further luxury sector recovery

Farfetch upbeat as Q2 shows further luxury sector recovery

​Farfetch is continuing its rapid expansion and in the three months to June 30 — its fiscal second quarter — the luxury fashion retailer saw most metrics heading in the right direction.
Luxury