Italian leather goods specialist Valextra has named Xavier Rougeaux to be its new chief executive officer; while veteran luxury executive Ralph Toledano joins its board. The appointments are effective immediately.
Pitti Connect took a novel turn with Herno CEO Claudio Marenzi presenting the brand’s latest sustainable ideas with Globe, before linking to Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who has launched eco-retail concept Pea Green.
No city stages fashion presentations as succinctly as Milan, all the way through the past week, which ended with the city closing its doors dramatically on Sunday after the first deaths from the coronavirus in Italy.
A sense of freshness as well as high expectations surround the forthcoming edition of Momad, which is taking place on 6-8 February alongside Shoesroom. The event marks Julia González’s debut as its new director.
The department store operator has announced the postponement of a special meeting of shareholders involving a vote on the proposal to take the company private, raising questions about whether the deal will go ahead.
Hudson’s Bay CoChairman Richard Baker won the support of proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis for the takeover of the Canadian retailer, just days after a rival adviser recommended stakeholders vote against the plan.
Kimaï, an ethical lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold jeweller, said on Tuesday that it has secured $1.2m in seed funding from a round led by London-based Talis Capital with Rebecca Minkoff also investing.