The event’s first edition will be held at the Grand Palais Ephémère from June 23 to 25 with Sneakerness and 70 fashion brands, and will feature video games, a skate park, and a metaverse dubbed ‘Dropville’.
Many UK trading updates at the moment see retailers reporting weaker sales and reining-in expectations for the year. But Next’s update on Thursday did neither, even though sales guidance for 2022 overall is fairly muted.
From Dior to Chanel, Bottega Veneta to Louis Vuitton, luxury houses and brands such as Diesel or Drome are multiplying their artistic initiatives in Venice, where the 59th Art Biennale has just kicked off.
Giant comms and tech agency WPP has launched a digital commerce managed service, called Everymile, to provide luxury brands and companies with a “fully outsourced direct-to-consumer (DTC) e-commerce solution”.