Paris Fashion Week kicks off Tuesday with a host of young designers taking their first bow, at Issey Miyake and Balmain, Kenzo and Cacharel, and a buzz of excitement over John Galliano's succession at Dior.
Having signed a license in 2010, Puig and Valentino have just revealed their first fragrance together. Called Valentina, the new perfume for women has been classified as floral-oriental and is expected to hit stores i...
Spanish firm Puig, owner of couture labels Nina Ricci and Paco Rabanne, said Tuesday it had taken a majority stake in French fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier, whose namesake creator retains artistic control.
As one of the candidates for the acquisition of Jean Paul Gaultier, Puig is in fighting shape. After a tricky year in 2009, the group saw its 2010 sales turnover jump 22% to more than 1.2 million euros.
The Parisian trade show has reported a 3% increase in attendance and professionals are starting to talk about a near end of the crisis and a return to normal number of orders. However, a cautious mood still prevails.