Onward Luxury Group has been bought from the Onward group by its Italy-based management. Now called High Italian Manufacturing Co., it will continue to run the licensed business of labels like Rochas and Elie Saab.
The next Milan Fashion Week Men is scheduled on January 15-19 and, as in July, it will mix virtual performances with physical catwalk shows. On the calendar, 37 shows, including 5 physical ones, and 7 debut labels.
Ennio Fontana, who has been general manager at Roberto Cavalli since October, has clear ideas on how to set the company on a new path, with plans covering every angle: collections, licenses, wholesale and retail.
Philipp Plein's former right-hand man is the new general manager of the Florentine luxury label. He succeeds Gian Giacomo Ferraris, who will stay on to ensure a smooth transition until the end of 2020.
Few people play as pivotal a role in Italian fashion as Raffaello Napoleone, the chief executive officer of Pitti Imagine, whose twice-a-year menswear salon is, to many people, the top-ranked fashion salon anywhere.