The company set up from scratch in 2014 by luxury group Kering, the industry’s first to internalise its eyewear business, is about to top the €500 million revenue mark, and says it isn’t interested in Safilo.
Daniel Lee staged his second runway show for the famed Venetian house on Thursday night, building a set that riffed on the key essential of BV – intreccio leather – which the designer has revived as an object of cool.
Milan Fashion Week starts on Tuesday 17 with an exciting calendar featuring new names like Boss and Peter Pilotto; a host of Chinese designers and emerging talent; and Italy’s leading labels, except for Roberto Cavalli.
In a ruddy sign of renewed health for the Italian fashion capital, Milan Fashion Week has added five new noted houses to its official calendar, which was released Friday afternoon by the Camera della Moda.
Kering’s main Gucci brand, which set a high bar for luxury goods rivals during several years of explosive growth, posted a slower-than-expected rise in second-quarter sales on Thursday, hit by a blip in the U.S.